The black border : Gullah stories of the Carolina coast (with a glossary)

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Author Gonzalez, Ambrose Elliott, 1857-1926
LoC No. 22018224
Title The black border : Gullah stories of the Carolina coast (with a glossary)
Original Publication Columbia: The State Company, 1922.
Contents Noblesse oblige -- My maussuh -- An antemortem demise -- The lion of Lewisburg -- The lion killer -- Old Barney -- Billybedam -- A short cut to justice -- Sam Dickerson -- Simon the "squerril" hunter -- The "cunjuh" that came back -- The raccoon hunter -- The turkey hunter -- The 'gator hunter -- The "wiles that in the women are" -- A ricefield idyll -- The Dower House -- At the cross roads store -- Mingo the drill master -- Old Harrison -- A marriage of convenience -- The plat-eye -- Old Pickett -- The lost buck -- Jim Moultrie's divorce -- Buh alligettuh en' buh deer -- Buh hawss en' buh mule (a fable) -- Liss "bin eensult" -- The retort courteous -- The cat was crazy -- A congaree water-color -- Waiting till the bridegrooms come -- A Gullah's tale of woe -- The doctor didn't "exceed" -- The lady couldn't "specify" -- A question of privilege -- Conductor Smith's dilemma -- One was taken; the other left -- Egg-zactly -- An interrupted offertory -- A flaw in the "eenditement" -- Old wine; new bottles -- A glossary of the Gullah -- The Tar-baby story, as told by Col. C.C. Jones and Joel Chandler Harris.
Credits Krista Zaleski and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive)
Language English
LoC Class GR: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Folklore
LoC Class PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature
Subject Tales -- South Carolina
Subject African Americans -- South Carolina -- Folklore
Subject Sea Islands Creole dialect -- Texts
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EBook-No. 71432
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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