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作者 Untiedt, Kenneth L
書名 Folklore in Motion : Texas Travel Lore
出版項 Denton : University of North Texas Press, 2007
國際標準書號 9781574413854 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (321 pages)
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附註 Cover -- CONTENTS -- Preface -- I. Folk Travel in Texas -- "Texans on the Road: The Folklore of Travel" -- "Traveling Texan" -- "Red River Bridge War" -- "Wagon Train Experience" -- "Farm and Ranch Entrances in West Texas" -- II. Back in the Day -- "Legends of the Trail" -- "The Passage of Scotland's Four/El Pasaje de los Cuatro de Escocia" -- "Gone to (South) Texas" -- "Fannie Marchman's Journey from Atlanta, Georgia to Jefferson, Texas" -- "Walter Henry Burton's Ride-Bell County to Juarez, Mexico in 1888" -- "The Galloping Gourmet -- or, The Chuck Wagon Cook and His Craft" -- "The Language of the Trail Drivers: An Examination of the Origin and Diffusion of an Industry-Oriented Vocabulary" -- III. The Modern Era: Tales of Rails and Highways -- "Rail Remembrances: The Train in Folk Memory and Imagination" -- "Safe in the Arms of Trainmen" -- "Tales of the Rails" -- "The Ford Epigram" -- "Watch the Fords Go By: The Automobile Comes to Old Bell County" -- "Driving Across Texas at Thirty-Five Miles Per Hour" -- IV. Still Movin' On, Any Way They Can -- "High Flyin' Times" -- "Back in the Saddle Again: Riding the Chrome-moly Horse" -- "Iron Butt Saddlesore" -- "The Unspoken Code of Chivalry Among Drag Racers" -- "Eating Up Route 66: Foodways of Motorists Crossing the Texas Panhandle" -- "There's Life Beyond the Sonic: Growing Up Cruising" -- Contributors' Vitas -- Index
The adventurous spirit of Texans has led to much travel lore, from stories of how ancestors first came to the state to reflections of how technology has affected the customs, language, and stories of life "on the go." This work contains traditional "Gone to Texas" accounts and articles about people or methods of travel from days gone by
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Untiedt, Kenneth L. Folklore in Motion : Texas Travel Lore Denton : University of North Texas Press,c2007 9781574412383
主題 Travel -- Folklore.;Travelers' writings, American -- Texas.;Folklore -- Texas.;Texas -- Description and travel -- Anecdotes.;Texas -- Social life and customs -- Anecdotes.;Texas -- Folklore
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