PENNSYLVANIA SONGS AND LEGENDS by George- Ed. Korson

PENNSYLVANIA SONGS AND LEGENDS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

There is a definite local and regional appeal to this fascinating collection of legends, tall tales, folk ballads and songs. A wide range of coverage, based on many sources and authorities, gives an impressive background of Pennsylvania riches, in history, nationalities, agriculture, transportation, mining, industry, etc. Lots of variety, the texts are in the original language and translation, the occupational stories widen the interest, there are specific professions -- canallers, railroaders, lumberjacks, raftsmen, miners, oilmen -- in addition to the religious and national representation. Excellent reference material.

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania