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The Jack tales

R. Rex Stephenson

The Jack tales

folk stories from the Blue Ridge Mountains

by R. Rex Stephenson

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by I.E. Clark in Schulenburg, TX .
Written in English


About the Edition

Introduction by Nellie McCaslikn. Dramatic adaptations as performed by Ferrum College Jack Tale Players. Contains "Jack Fear-No-Man," "Wicked John and the Devil," "Jack and the Robbers," "Foolish Jack," "Jack and the Witch’s Tale," and "Jack and Ol" Greasy Beard." See publisher"s description at http://www.ieclark.com/plays/jacktale.html. For more details on dramas and tales by R. Rex Stephenson, see http://www.ferrum.edu/applit/bibs/bibrex.htm, bibliography compiled by Tina L. Hanlon, Ferrum College.

Edition Notes

Statementcollected and dramatized by R. Rex Stephenson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 95/05672 (P)
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 59 p. :
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL915894M
ISBN 100886803616
LC Control Number95212300
OCLC/WorldCa33276849


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