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The Resource From Trickster to Badman : the Black Folk Hero in Slavery and Freedom

From Trickster to Badman : the Black Folk Hero in Slavery and Freedom

Label
From Trickster to Badman : the Black Folk Hero in Slavery and Freedom
Title
From Trickster to Badman
Title remainder
the Black Folk Hero in Slavery and Freedom
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
To protect their identity and values, Africans enslaved in America transformed various familiar character types to create folk heroes who offered models of behavior both recognizable to them as African people and adaptable to their situation in America.<br /><br />Roberts specifically examines the Afro-American trickster and the trickster tale tradition, the conjurer as folk hero, the biblical heroic tradition, and the badman as outlaw hero
Member of
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
398.352
Index
no index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
GR111
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Folklore
  • Heroes
  • Heroes
  • Héros
  • Noirs américains
  • Tricksters
  • Tricksters
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • African Americans
  • Folklore
  • Heroes
  • Tricksters
  • United States
  • Anthropology
  • Social Sciences
  • Folklore
Label
From Trickster to Badman : the Black Folk Hero in Slavery and Freedom
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Six: Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • One: Introduction
  • Two: Br'er Rabbit and John: Trickster Heroes in Slavery
  • Three: The Power Within: The Conjurer as Folk Hero
  • Four: Christian Soldiers All: Spirituals as Heroic Expression
  • Five: "You Done Me Wrong": The Badman as Outlaw Hero
Control code
748533411
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (240)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812203110
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.9783/9780812203110
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)748533411
Label
From Trickster to Badman : the Black Folk Hero in Slavery and Freedom
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Six: Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • One: Introduction
  • Two: Br'er Rabbit and John: Trickster Heroes in Slavery
  • Three: The Power Within: The Conjurer as Folk Hero
  • Four: Christian Soldiers All: Spirituals as Heroic Expression
  • Five: "You Done Me Wrong": The Badman as Outlaw Hero
Control code
748533411
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (240)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812203110
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.9783/9780812203110
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)748533411

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