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The Resource Following old fencelines : tales from rural Texas, Lee Winniford

Following old fencelines : tales from rural Texas, Lee Winniford

Label
Following old fencelines : tales from rural Texas
Title
Following old fencelines
Title remainder
tales from rural Texas
Statement of responsibility
Lee Winniford
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • In Following Old Fencelines: Tales from Rural Texas, Lee Winniford returns home - with a motive and a mission to recapture memories, feelings, and remnants from her childhood, especially as preserved in the lore of her family and in Hopkins County. Returning as both an artist and evaluator, the author attempts to reconcile the present and past. Winniford illustrates and interprets the culture of a small, isolated community of Texas as it existed some fifty years ago. She examines the different cultural trends and distinctive storytelling modes of both sides of her family through analogy with the two graveyards where four generations of her family are buried
  • With this collection of tales told through a variety of voices, Winniford recreates the personalities and lifestyles of the original storytellers and these situations in which their tales were shared and gives analytic insight into folklore. Folklore scholars, Texas history enthusiasts, or anyone who likes a good story is invited to join Winniford on her wonderful journey home
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 976.4/274063/092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
F392.H67
LC item number
W56 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
C.A. Brannen series
Series volume
no. 2
Label
Following old fencelines : tales from rural Texas, Lee Winniford
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-262)
Contents
  • 4.
  • Telling Storm-Cellar Tales in Cyclone Country
  • 5.
  • Place Permanent and Place Portable: Winniford-Alexander and Ward-Wolf Family Legends
  • 6.
  • Two Graveyards: Cultural Metaphors for the Here and the Hereafter
  • 7.
  • "Home Is Where You Bury": Long Cemetery Legends I
  • 8.
  • Coming Home Feet First: Long Cemetery Legends II
  • Foreword
  • 9.
  • Conclusion: Wanderings in Time and Spirit
  • Carl Lindahl
  • 1.
  • Introduction: Return of a Prodigal Daughter
  • 2.
  • Getting a Handle on the Past
  • 3.
  • Picking Cotton, Killing Hogs, and Stretching the Truth
Control code
37573266
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 262 p.
Isbn
9780890968024
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
97034586
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 1998. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Following old fencelines : tales from rural Texas, Lee Winniford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-262)
Contents
  • 4.
  • Telling Storm-Cellar Tales in Cyclone Country
  • 5.
  • Place Permanent and Place Portable: Winniford-Alexander and Ward-Wolf Family Legends
  • 6.
  • Two Graveyards: Cultural Metaphors for the Here and the Hereafter
  • 7.
  • "Home Is Where You Bury": Long Cemetery Legends I
  • 8.
  • Coming Home Feet First: Long Cemetery Legends II
  • Foreword
  • 9.
  • Conclusion: Wanderings in Time and Spirit
  • Carl Lindahl
  • 1.
  • Introduction: Return of a Prodigal Daughter
  • 2.
  • Getting a Handle on the Past
  • 3.
  • Picking Cotton, Killing Hogs, and Stretching the Truth
Control code
37573266
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 262 p.
Isbn
9780890968024
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
97034586
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 1998. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.

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