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Singing the Master The Emergence of African-American Culture in the Plantation South by Roger D. Abrahams

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Social Science / African-American Studies,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9304145M
ISBN 100140179194
ISBN 109780140179194

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Roger D. Abrahams was the Hum Rosen Professor of Humanities, Emeritus, at the University of Pennsylvania. He was the author and editor of a large number of books, including Everyday Life: A Poetics of Vernacular Practices, African Folktales: Traditional Stories of the Black World, African-American Folktales: Stories from Black Traditions in the New World, and Singing the Master: The Cited by: However, his book The Singing Master reprinted the lyrics of many existing songs for children, including popular nursery rhymes that had been put to music. So, the 'Perseverance' song, with the famed motivational saying in its first verse, may simply have been recorded rather than created by Hickson."Price: $ About Singing the Master “Impressive A scrupulously researched work enlarging our understanding of an integral aspect of slave culture.”–-The Washington Post Book World What was it like to be a slave on a plantation of the antebellum South? How did the fiction of . The book evokes the folk customs and way of life of old Hungary. The Singing Tree, also a Newbery Honor book, is a sequel to The Good Master and describes the changes brought by World War I to the people and countryside. Themes. The superiority of country life over urban is Author: Kate Seredy.

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