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Tall tales of the Southwest

an anthology of southern and southwestern humor, 1830-1860
  • 456 Pages
  • 4.23 MB
  • English

Knopf , New York
American literature -- Southwest, Old, Frontier and pioneer life -- Southwest, Old -- Fiction, Humorous stories, American -- Southwest, Old, Tall tales -- Southwest, Old, American literature -- 19th ce


Southwest, Old., Southwest

Statementedited by Franklin J. Meine.
SeriesAmericana deserta
ContributionsMeine, Franklin Julius, 1896-1968., Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsPZ1.M477 Tal
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 456 p., [3] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6741566M
LC Control Number30010495

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Tall Tales and Sketches of the Old Southwest Sources American Humor. Tall tales and humorous sketches depicting life along the frontier of the Old Southwest flourished from the s until the Civil War. Characterized by comic exaggeration and vernacular language, reveling in superhuman feats and hoaxes, these tales Source for information on Tall Tales and Sketches of the Old.

The stories and tall tales for kids books I chose for this list are colonial or post-colonial American folktales. I was quite happy that I was able to include a diverse range of American folktales on this list: Creole, African-American, American Southwest, pioneer tales and more.

Books shelved as tall-tales: Swamp Angel by Anne Isaacs, Pecos Bill: A Tall Tale by Steven Kellogg, John Henry by Julius Lester, Mike Fink: A Tall Tale b. Unit 7: Tall Tales text author level location Tall Tales 4 th Grade set (connects geography into a close reading lesson) -Mike Fink Paul Bunyan Stormalong Sally Ann Thunder Ann Febold Feboldson Tall tales of the Southwest book varied Reading A!Z Annie Oakley Rus Buyok Level 0 (F&P M) Reading A!Z The Legend of John Henry Heather Banks Level M (F&P L) Reading A!Z.

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Pecos Bill appeared in the children's book The Great Texas Hamster Drive by Eric A. Kimmel. Harold W. Felton authored three books of Pecos Bill tall tales. Pecos Bill appears in the PBS television show Between the Lions, where he lassoes a tornado.

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You and your crew will need to vote on this book to. American tall tale. The tall tale is a fundamental element of American folk tall tale's origins are seen in the bragging contests that often occurred when the rough men of the American frontier gathered.

The tales of legendary figures of the Old West, some listed below, owe much to the style of tall tales. Storyteller specializes in the Southwest’s ‘tall tales’ such as one told in his latest book.

Tall tales “are the classic American story,” Hayes said, explaining that they popped up. Pecos Bill is a fictional cowboy in stories set during American westward expansion into the Southwest of Texas, New Mexico, Southern California, and Arizona.

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Paperback. A folktale (also spelled folk tale) is a story or legend forming part of an oral tradition. Folktales are generally passed down from one generation to another and often take on the characteristics of the time and place in which they are told.

Folktales speak to universal and timeless themes, and help folks make sense of their existence or cope. Tall Tales Sporting Goods, Russell, Pennsylvania.

K likes. Sporting goods and outdoor equipment store locally owned and operated in Russell, PA since Followers: K. Fearsome critters were an integral part of oral tradition in North America logging camps during the turn of the twentieth century, principally as a means to pass time (such as in tall tales) or as a jest for hazing newcomers.

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This literacy unit includes: 5 posters on the Traits of Tall Tales-A student booklet on Tall Tales and popular American Tall Tale characters-Venn diagram comparing Davy Crockett and Johnny Appleseed (includes optional cut and paste statements for differentiation)-Venn diagram comparing Paul Bunyan and John Henry (includes optional cut and paste 4/5().

Doña Flor: A Tall Tale about a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart (ages ) is a “tall tale” that uses a series of hyperboles to create an exaggerated and fantastical story.

Doña Flor is a beloved member of her community, assisting all. John LeMay is the author of many books on the history of Roswell, Southeastern New Mexico, and the Southwest. His most recent book, Tall Tales & Half Truths of Billy the Kid, was published in Tall Tals & Half Truths of Pat Garrett is its sequel.

LeMay is a past president of the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico in : TheHistoryPress.Baldacci said he enjoys returning to these same characters over and over in franchise form. “It’s kind of like a television series where you have a chance each week with a new episode to.Tall Tales, Short Fiction From the foreword of the most recent anthology Texas Bound Book “What we do have these days in terms of Texas and the Southwest—and have had for .