1888 1ed Negro Myths Georgia African American Gullah Creole Folklore SLAVERY

JONES, Charles C

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Charles C Jones’ Negro Myths from the Georgia Coast’ is a work of famous African aural stories, written down and preserved. These tales predominantly deal with humor, trickery, and African and African American folklore told in Gullah Creole. Stories are some of the best-known stories in the Gullah Creole dialect and are a direct representation of the tales told by Joel Chandler Harris; however, they never materialized or gained the popularity of those of Harris. Nonetheless, this work is still an important work of Southern America slave culture and African folklore.

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1888 1ed Negro Myths Georgia African American Gullah Creole Folklore SLAVERY

 

Charles C Jones’ ‘Negro Myths from the Georgia Coast’ is a work of famous African aural stories, written down and preserved. These tales predominantly deal with humor, trickery, and African and African American folklore told in Gullah Creole. Stories are some of the best-known stories in the Gullah Creole dialect and are a direct representation of the tales told by Joel Chandler Harris; however, they never materialized or gained the popularity of those of Harris. Nonetheless, this work is still an important work of Southern America slave culture and African folklore.

 

Item number: #11624

Price: $750

 

JONES, Charles C

 

Negro myths from the Georgian coast told in the vernacular

 

Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and company, 1888. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • x, 171, [5]
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~7in X 5in (18cm x 12cm)
  • Auction records and price comparisons at upwards of $1,500

 

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11624

Categories

Americana, American History

Other

Authors

JONES, Charles C

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete