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Tales from the American frontier

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- West (U.S.),
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Folklore.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 441-443).

      Statementedited, told, retold, and illustrated by Richard Erdoes.
      SeriesThe Pantheon fairy tale and folklore library, Pantheon fairy tale & folklore library.
      ContributionsErdoes, Richard, 1912-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR109 .T35 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 443 p. :
      Number of Pages443
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1890008M
      ISBN 100394516826
      LC Control Number90053436
      OCLC/WorldCa23082763

      Founding myths. The founding of the United States is often surrounded by legends and tall tales. Many stories have developed since the founding long ago to become a part of America's folklore and cultural awareness, and non-Native American folklore especially includes any narrative which has contributed to the shaping of American culture and belief systems. Common Knowledge Book awards Chris Hannan's top 10 tales of the American frontier. Book awards: Chris Hannan's top 10 tales of the American frontier. Book awards by cover. 10 items.

      Together, the Leatherstocking Tales give us a great flawed searching saga of the American Frontier. With all the excitement, inventiveness, prejudice and violence these subjects entailed. What I want to emphasize here, is the enormous popularity and diversity of Cooper's literary corpus, he wrote seafaring novels, adventure novels, romances.   Tales of a Frontier Land helps you understand and appreciate, more fully, the significant role New Jersey played in the Age of Exploration and Discovery. From the earliest days of European contact with the Native Americans to the modern frontier of technical advances, this book highlights New Jersey ’s pivotal role.

      Tales of the Santa Fe Trail. The Shawnee Trail – Driving Longhorns to Missouri. Smoky Hill Trail – Heading for Gold. Stagecoaches of the American West. Struggle For Possession of the West – The First Emigrants. Tales of the Shotgun-Messenger Service. Trading Posts and Their Stories. Trading Posts of the Fur Trade. Trails Across Pennsylvania. Elite: Tales From the Frontier If you have read the book you will enjoy this. Especially if you have played any version of Elite particularly the latest version Elite Dangerous It really brings you into the world the sound effects are taken straight from the game!


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F rom wild tales of exploration to the pioneers of the old west, from post-apocalyptic wastelands to the far reaches of space, the idea of the frontier has. Chris Hannan's top 10 tales of the American frontier The novelist finds some startlingly fresh stories – from Mark Twain, Willa Cather, Annie Proulx and others – in the old west Chris Hannan.

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Ina century after the census bureau's famous observation of the frontier's imminent end, Dayton Duncan set out in an aging GMC Suburban to visit a large sampling of counties outside Alaska that have fewer than two persons per square mile―the bureau's old standard for places still in a Cited by: 9.

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Get this from a library. Tales from the American frontier. [Richard Erdoes;] -- Collection of legends, fairy tales, and sagas of the American West. Read this month's Tales and vote for your favorite. They'll appear in upcoming print volumes of The Best of Frontier Tales Anthologies.

Killing Whiskey Smith by Jack Paxton Whiskey Smith was the town bully, feared by all and hated by most. Homespun yarns and tall tales ``edited, told, and retold'' by Erdoes (co-editor, American Indian Myths and Legends,etc.) in a problematic compilation of the legends that arose from the taming of the American wilderness.

From the frontiers of the original colonies, this assortment of stories works its way westward across the 19th century, detailing encounters with two- and four-legged Author: Richard Erdoes.

American frontier tales. [Helen Addison Howard] -- Tales of the American frontier. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create # A rendezvous book\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. The frontier fairytale and heroic optimism are central to her lasting appeal and her quiet art. Notes: 1. Bruno Bettelheim, The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales.

Joseph Campbell, A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living. Marina Warner, Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale. 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. James Fenimore Cooper’s “The Last of the Mohicans” provides a wild rush and it is no wonder it is the most popular of the Leatherstocking Tales. The novel is set in the New York frontier, where Hawkeye otherwise known as Leatherstocking alongside his Native American friends are fighting the French during the French and Indian War.

This pathfinder is an introduction to tall tale heroes of the American frontier as well as to the history and criticism of the genre. It is intended as a resource for librarians and teachers who wish to introduce specific tales, heroes and legends to children, and also points to historical and critical works, making it useful to high school.

The Leatherstocking Tales, series of five novels by James Fenimore Cooper, published between and The novels constitute a saga of 18th-century life among Indians and white pioneers on the New York State frontier through their portrayal of the adventures of the main character, Natty Bumppo, who takes on various names throughout the series.

The books cover his entire adult life, from. The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of is a historical novel written by James Fenimore Cooper in It is the second book of the Leatherstocking Tales pentalogy and the best known to contemporary audiences.

The Pathfinder, published 14 years later inis its sequel. The Last of the Mohicans is set induring the French and Indian War (the Seven Years' War), when France and. They'll appear in upcoming print volumes of The Best of Frontier Tales Anthologies.

a historical fiction series set in the American West. She holds an M.A. in History from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Visit her book series website at: Back to Top. This True Life KidTime StoryTime tells the true story -- and tall tales -- behind this American Legend & "King of the Wild Frontier".

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Open Library. Featured movies All video latest This Just In Prelinger Archives Democracy Now. Occupy Wall Street TV NSA Clip Library. TV News. Top. This easy-reading autobiography established Crockett as a larger-than-life American hero and introduced tall tales of the frontier to a popular audience.

Written intwo years before the legendary Tennessean met his fate at the Alamo, it begins during Crockett's early childhood and ends just before he entered the U.S. Congress. This book shows that feasible, low-cost, sharply focused policy initiatives aimed at enhancing private investment could launch Tanzania on a path to competitive light manufacturing.

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Set on the early American frontier, a pioneer boy responds bravely when his family is in danger.Overall, the doings of women and minorities are underreported, and there are too few tales of Alaska and the Yukon for this volume to be truly representative of frontier folklore.

Nevertheless, Erdoes successfully evokes an era when awaiting the word from the West was a national pastime, and shows us how and why legends are ``history turned.Richard Erdoes' excellent treasury of American Folk Tales and Legends collects all those characters of the Frontier: from the Ohio River Valley of Mike Fink to the Mississippi River Basin frontiersmen of Crockett and Boone, from the bloodthirsty highwaymen the Harpe Brothers of the Appalachian Mountains to the western deserts and Rocky Mountains of Pecos Bill and Billy the Kid.