Both Sides of the Border: A Scattering of Texas Folklore

Francis Edward Abernethy, Kenneth L. Untiedt

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The text discusses a work titled "Both Sides of the Border," which explores the rich and unique Tex-Mex folklore arising from the diverse population in Texas, who have lived on either side of the border. The title symbolizes not just the physical border (Rio Grande), but hints at other cultural and social borders that Texas shares. The content insinuates that the state's traditions have traversed these borders, enriching the local folklore. The chapters are organized thematically and feature contributions from notable storytellers like James Ward Lee, Thad Sitton, and Jerry Lincecum, including engaging stories and informative essays. This work aims to captivate anyone interested in Texas folklore, offering a variety of narratives and analyses that reflect the state's diverse cultural tapestry.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages320
ISBN (Electronic)9781574414134
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

ASJC Scopus Subject Areas

  • General Arts and Humanities
  • General Social Sciences

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