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Rainbow round my shoulder; the blue trail of black Ulysses

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Rainbow Round My Shoulder: The Blue Trail of Black Ulysses - Odum, Howard W
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The Black Ulysses Trilogy presents a compendium of African American folklore collected by pioneer sociologist/folklorist Howard W. Odum. The trilogy collects stories, songs, and folktales, which Odum uses to weave the narrative of his chief informant John Wesley Gordon (Black Ulysses) as he travels the country, fights in World War I, and returns to the South. Odum's character demonstrates the extent to which folklore subjects and folklore style were part of his daily life. The book partially anticipates Zora Neale Hurston's ...

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Rainbow Round My Shoulder: The Blue Trail of Black Ulysses 2006, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253218544

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