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Jonathan Draws the Long Bow

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674330221

Publication Date: 08/01/1946

274 pages

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  • Preface
  • I. New England Storytelling
    • Oral Storytelling
    • Literary Storytelling
    • Folktale Diffusion
  • II. Supernatural Stories
    • Marvels and Prodigies
    • Witches and Wizards
    • The Devil
    • Specters and Apparitions
  • III. Yankee Yarns
    • Greenhorns
    • Tricksters
    • Originals
  • IV. Tall Tales
    • Munchausens
    • Hunting and Fishing
    • Strong Men
    • The Soil
    • The Sea Serpent
  • V. Local Legends
    • Indian tragedies
    • Haunts
    • Buried Treasure
    • Place Names
  • VI. Literary Folktales
    • John G. C. Brainard
    • John Greenleaf Whittier
    • Daniel P. Thompson
    • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    • Rowland E. Robinson
    • Holman F. Day
    • George S. Wasson
    • Robert P. Tristram Coffin
    • Walter Hard
  • Note on the Printed Sources
  • Index

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