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11 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 20 Issue 2, May 1972
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16425
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Paul Green, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was born on a farm near Lillington, North Carolina. A graduate of Buie's Creek Academy and the University of North Carolina, Green's 1927 play In Abraham's Bosom won the Pulitzer Prize. He also wrote some twenty-five to thirty movies and numerous other plays.
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16426
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There are many folk motifs in the poetry of Thomas Hardy. With his exposure to a culture steeped in folklore and the folk music of his fiddling father, Hardy created a poetry haunted by the sights and sounds of folklore.
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35529
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The story of a man who was riding away from an inn and was nearly robbed on the highway, but was able to shoot the robber. Returning to the inn, he found out the robber had owned the inn with his wife, and they had a habit of robbing and killing the patrons, leaving behind unsettled spirits. Several versions of the story are recounted.
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35530
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The tale about an incredibly tough to kill hog, and the similarities it poses to a story by William Faulkner.
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35536
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The author issues a response with some clarifications to an analysis done on her novel Rain on the Just. The analysis, done by John Foster West, was a part of a previous issue of NC Folklore, published in March 1971.
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35533
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Taken from his own family history, the author recounts a story told by his Aunt Nancy, about an old musket, which had been present for most of the interesting stories that the family had.
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35534
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Through means of records and interviews, the author attempted to find the origin of his great-grandmother’s family name, Dula.
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35532
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A poem about a legendary monster of the Maori people, the Taniwha.
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35535
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A poem about the different scraps of fabric that made up a quilt.
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35537
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A woman reflects on her past as she visits her dying grandmother.
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