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Louisiana Folk-Tales

In French Dialect And English Translation

by Alcee Fortier

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

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    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10571355M
    ISBN 100548265968
    ISBN 109780548265963

    Louisiana Creole (kréyol la lwizyàn; French: créole louisianais), also called Louisiana French Creole, is a French-based creole language spoken by far fewer t people, mostly in the state of Louisiana. It is not to be confused with the Louisiana Creole people, despite the similarities of the name, as Louisiana Creole people may speak a variety of languages (e.g., French, Spanish Language family: French, French CreoleLouisiana Creole. “While reading in these tales,” he warned in the first pages of his book Louisiana Folk-Tales: In French Dialect and English Translation (), “one must bear in mind that most of them were related to children by childlike people.” Illiterate, working-class peoples such as Cajuns sustained folklore in Louisiana.

    Gumbo Ya-Ya: A Collection of Louisiana Folk Tales. by Lyle Saxon This book discusses the vast area we know as Louisiana culture. Everything from werewolves, voodoo, fais do-do, creole and cajun lifestyles, this book has it all. Definitely one of my most favorite books I have ever read! Highly recommended! The Prefect Medium: Photography and.   Louisiana Folk-tales: In French Dialect and English Translation Item PreviewPages:

    On the other hand, stories of the trickster rabbit Compair Lapin present a less threatening view of swamps, as can be seen in Alcée Fortier’s collection Louisiana Folk-Tales, in French Dialect and English Translation. As he relays these tales of the Compair Lapin, Fortier never uses the word “swamp,” preferring the term “bayou in.   The ancient folk tales first recorded and published in French in as Compair Lapin by Louisiana’s own Alcee Fortier and almost simultaneously in English as “Br’er Rabbit” in Uncle Remus by Georgian Joel Chandler Harris were crucial threads of an oral tradition and a source of community, entertainment and instruction for the long.

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The Swapping Stories book, video, and website are products of the ten-year Louisiana Storytelling Project that documented Louisiana storytellers. The project began as a collaboration with the Louisiana Office of Tourism's Open House Storytelling Program with.

This is a reprint of a Louisiana classic by Lyle Saxon and Robert Tallant written under grants from Work Progress Administration to the Louisiana Writers Project during the depression of the s.

This book is a rich collection of folk tales, recipes for Louisiana voodoo, articles about where the haunted houses are in New Orleans and much by: Louisiana Folk-tales Paperback – Ap by Alcée Fortier (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ 1 Used from $ Cited by: 3.

Written in Creole French with a facing English translation, this book provides the reader with a fascinating look at Louisiana, its culture and traditions through the fanciful old folk tales often told around a warm fire. Alcee Fortier's "Louisiana Folk-tales" provides a unique look at early Louisiana as well as a delightful reading :   This book does have a lot of folk tales, but also includes actual history (oral and written), news articles, "urban legends", accounts of various groups in Louisiana (Creoles, Cajuns, Afican-Americans, Italian, Irish, Germans, etc), folk medicine, religion, superstition, holidays, etc.4/5.

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OCLC Number: Notes: French Creole and English on facing pages. Description: xi, pages ; 25 cm. Contents: Introduction --The tales --The Creole dialect --Part I: Animal elephant and the whale ; Compair Taureau and Jean Malin ; Compair Lapin and the earthworm ; Compair Lapin and Compair l'Ours ; The Irishman and the frogs ; Compair Lapin and Madame Carencro ; Compair Lapin.

Louisiana Folk-tales: In French Dialect and English Translation Black Short Fiction and Folklore Volume 2 of Memoirs of the American Folk-lore Society, American folk-lore society. Full text of "Louisiana Folk-tales: In French Dialect and English Translation" See other formats.

Four Louisiana Folk- Tales. the road, and Madame Diable had to get an axe to break the wall. She ran again after the boy, who threw down his comb ; a great wood grew up, and Madame Diable had some trouble to pass through it. The little boy reached his father's house just when Madame Diable was stretching her hand to catch him.

Swapping Stories: Folktales from Louisiana - Glossary. Aetiological Tale: A story that explains the origins of current phenomena by seriously or fancifully answering the question, "Why?"Examples include religious accounts of the creation of the world and fictional explanations of how the leopard got its spots.

The Talking Eggs A STORY FROM LOUISIANA. There was once a widow who had two daughters, one named Rose and the other Blanche. Blanche was good and beautiful and gentle, but the mother cared nothing for her and gave her only hard words and harder blows; but she loved Rose as she loved the apple of her eye, because Rose was exactly like herself, coarse-looking, and with a bad temper and a.

Genre/Form: Folk tales Myths and legends: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fortier, Alcée, Louisiana folk-tales.

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Sincethe Program has initiated many projects. Some focused on a tradition while others focused on a region of the state. These include Swapping Stories: Folk Tales in Louisiana, Baton Rouge Traditions, Delta Pieces: Northeast Louisiana Folklife, New Populations, and the Louisiana Quilt Documentation Project.

In Louisiana, we love to tell stories. Here are 8 of the most notorious urban legends and folktales alive and well in the state.

There’s even one story that’s totally legendary–but in this case is actually true. Legends abound about the uses of the underground tunnels beneath buildings on Author: Kezia Kamenetz.

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La Louisiana Studies Brides book of Avoyelles Parish v-1 - pdf: Brides book of Avoyelles Parish v-2 - Jeraldine Dufour La Cour. A folktale (also spelled folk tale) is a story or legend forming part of an oral tradition.

Folktales are generally passed down from one generation to another and often take on the characteristics of the time and place in which they are told. Folktales speak to universal and timeless themes, and help folks make sense of their existence or cope.

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illustrations. Davis, Lyle, Edward Dreyer and Robert Tallant. Gumbo Ya-Ya: A Collection of Louisiana Folk Tales.