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Boatright, Mody C. (Mody Coggin) 1896-1970

Overview
Works: 102 works in 402 publications in 2 languages and 30,770 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  History  Humor  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Legends  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Composer, Compiler
Classifications: GR1, 398.09764
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In the shadow of history by J. Frank Dobie( Book )

13 editions published between 1939 and 1980 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Publication of the Texas Folklore Society. Dobie examines ?Rose and His Story of the Alamo.? Other pieces on the Alamo include ?How Jim Bowie Died? and ?Inventing Stories about the Alamo.? ?Anecdotes as Side Lights to Texas History? explores stories of the founders of Texas. Among other pieces included are: ?There?s a Geography of Humorous Anecdotes,? ?Folk Characters of the Sheep Industry,? ?The Ghost Sheep Dog,? ?Tortilla Making,? ?Navajo Sketches,? and many more.--Amazon.com
Folk laughter on the American frontier by Mody C Boatright( Book )

14 editions published between 1949 and 1971 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mustangs and cow horses by J. Frank Dobie( Book )

14 editions published between 1940 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories about the mustangs and cow horses in Texas
Coyote wisdom by J. Frank Dobie( Book )

17 editions published between 1938 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Straight Texas by J. Frank Dobie( Book )

20 editions published between 1937 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Publication of the Texas Folklore Society. The topics include Texas place names, Roy Bean, anecdotes from Brazos River bottoms, Mexican ghosts from El Paso, comedy in folk superstitions, witching for water with the Bible, pioneer folk ways, old sayings from Texas, Irish fairies in Texas, Alabama Indian music, and tales from the Alabamas
Texas folk and folklore by Mody C Boatright( Book )

10 editions published between 1931 and 1974 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folk stories from four distinct racial groups, Hispanic, White, African, and Native American, that occupied early Texas
Tales from the derrick floor; a people's history of the oil industry by Mody C Boatright( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1982 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 100 oral histories of men and women associated with the development of the Texas oil fields
Folk travelers : ballads, tales, and talk by Mody C Boatright( Book )

14 editions published between 1953 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The charm of this book of travelers -- wayfarers that include not only stories, but ballads, animal names, bits of folk speech, even the cries of street peddlers
The sky is my tipi by Mody C Boatright( Book )

14 editions published between 1949 and 1967 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiowa-Apache Tales.--J. McAllister. The Apache and His Secret.--J. Dobie. The Yellow Flower of Death.--H. Ward. Haymarket Plaza.--B. McNeil. The Kind and the Surin.--W. Hudson, Jr. I Knew Him Well.--R. Hunnicutt. How to Sculp and Indian.--E. Speck. Three Tall Tales.--B. Howell. A Tale of Two Thieves.--H. Harrod. Partners to Your Places.--O. Sanders. Children's Games.--J. Estill
Madstones and twisters by Mody C Boatright( Book )

6 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The title of the present volume, Madstones and Twisters, taken from two separate articles, indicates that the contents have a wide range instead of being concentrated on one theme or subject as have some of the past publications of the Texas Folklore Society
From hell to breakfast by Mody C Boatright( Book )

12 editions published between 1944 and 2000 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Singers and storytellers by Mody C Boatright( Book )

11 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of folklore and tall tales from Texas
A good tale and a bonnie tune by Mody C Boatright( Book )

10 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of Texas folk-lore, including 15 Mexican folk tales, with a symposium on folksong scholarship
Gib Morgan, minstrel of the oil fields by Mody C Boatright( Book )

14 editions published between 1945 and 2000 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the adventures of the legendary oilman as he travels all over the world drilling for oil
Mexican border ballads and other lore by Mody C Boatright( Book )

22 editions published between 1946 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Backwoods to border by Mody C Boatright( Book )

13 editions published between 1943 and 1967 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden log by Mody C Boatright( Book )

12 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mesquite and willow by Mody C Boatright( Book )

9 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The title of this book alludes to two branches of folklore that exist side by side in Texas, the English and the Mexican. The English tradition is symbolized by the willow and the Mexican by the mesquite. Mezuite is the Spaniards' approximation of Nahuatl mizquitl, and of course Mexican folklore contains a mixture of Spanish and Indian elements
And horns on the toads by Mody C Boatright( Book )

6 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folktales and scholarly essays about the Southwest
The best of Texas folk and folklore, 1916-1954 by Mody C Boatright( Book )

5 editions published between 1954 and 1998 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A representative anthology of Texas folklore from the first half of the twentieth century, including legends, ghost stories, songs, proverbs, and other writings
 
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The best of Texas folk and folklore, 1916-1954
Alternative Names
Boatright, Mody 1896-1970

Boatright, Mody C.

Boatright, Mody C. 1896-1970

Boatright, Mody C. (Mody Coggin), 1896-1970

Boatright, Mody Coggin 1896-1970

Coggin Boatright, Mody

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Coyote wisdomStraight TexasFolk travelers : ballads, tales, and talkFrom hell to breakfastA good tale and a bonnie tuneMexican border ballads and other loreThe golden logThe best of Texas folk and folklore, 1916-1954