Dog Ghosts and the Word on the Brazos: Negro Preacher Tales from the Brazos Bottoms of Texas

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This book contains two volumes of African American folk tales collected by J. Mason Brewer. The stories included in Dog Ghosts are as varied as the Texas landscape, as full of contrasts as Texas weather. Among them are tales that have their roots deeply imbedded in African, Irish, and Welsh mythology; others have parallels in pre-Columbian Mexican tradition, and a few have versions that can be traced back to Chaucer's England. All make delightful reading. The title Dog Ghosts is drawn from the unique stories of dog ...

Dog Ghosts and the Word on the Brazos: Negro Preacher Tales from the Brazos Bottoms of Texas 1976, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292715127

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