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PISSING IN THE SNOW

AND OTHER OZARK FOLKTALES

by Vance Randolph

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Published by Avon Books .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7431980M
ISBN 100380509717
ISBN 109780380509713
OCLC/WorldCa9124757

It presents a body of material that for twenty years has circulated only in manuscript or microfilm under its present title. Early life[ edit ] Randolph was born in Pittsburg, Kansas inthe son of a lawyer and a teacher. Despite being born in a privileged home, Randolph dropped out of high school to work on left-leaning publications. Dirty jokes reveal information about the morals and social mores of a group of people, what they find important and what they This is one of the first collections of bawdy folklore ever collected. And Gershon Legman, the world's leading scholar of sexual and scatological humor, has called Randolph "the greatest and most successful field collector and regional folklorist that America ever had.

He is a national treasure, like Mark Twain. It presents a body of material that for twenty years has circulated only in manuscript or microfilm under its present title. Randolph's reputation rests on the massive accumulation of folksong, folktale, and ballad materials he collected during forty years of living and working in the Ozarks. Unfortunately, in the s when Randolph published several collection of Ozark tales, the material in this volume was considered unprintable. Ultimately these stories are revealing values common across America, across people. He published over a dozen works on Ozark folklore.

And Gershon Legman, the world's leading scholar of sexual and scatological humor, has called Randolph "the greatest and most successful field collector and regional folklorist that America ever had. He never moved away from the Ozarks and remained in the Ozark Mountains from until his death. Randolph is absolutely tops among America's folklorists. They're commonplace enough, after all, and often the lowest form of humor. Early life[ edit ] Randolph was born in Pittsburg, Kansas inthe son of a lawyer and a teacher.


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PISSING IN THE SNOW by Vance Randolph Download PDF Ebook

It presents a body of material that for twenty years has circulated only in manuscript or microfilm under its present title. He PISSING IN THE SNOW book graduate work at Clark University and received a Master of Arts degree in psychology.

His Ozark corpus is "the best known single body of regional folklore in the United States," according to Richard Dorson, director of the Folklore Institute at Indiana University. When placed in their rightful context alongside Randolph's other collections of folk material, the bawdy tales help provide evidence of what Ozark hill people think about their own lives and language.

His Ozark corpus is "the best known single body of regional folklore in the United States," according to Richard Dorson, director of the Folklore Institute at Indiana University.

Pissing in the Snow and Other Ozark Folktales

His Ozark Mountain Folks describes the creation of a distinctive church choir singing style created by a corps of uncredentialled, itinerant choral instructors. But someone got hold of it and added comments "annotations" at the end of each story You might ask yourself why anyone should collect dirty jokes.

He made a living by writing for sporting and outdoor publications. Finally, the majority of these old folktales were collected in NW Arkansas in or around Eureka Springs where I spent many a summer vacation as a child.

Vance Randolph

He is a national treasure, like Mark Twain. I finally found a nice edition online. Randolph's reputation rests on the massive accumulation of folksong, folktale, and ballad materials he collected during forty years of living and working in the Ozarks.

I'm looking forward to passing this book along to a friend of mine to see what she makes of it. Pissing in the Snow departs from the academic PISSING IN THE SNOW book that until recently has restricted the amount of bawdy folklore available for study.

Women are in PISSING IN THE SNOW book more often than not, and are able to manipulate their partners to get what they want in often non-malicious ways. Dirty jokes reveal information about the morals and social mores of a group of people, what they find important and what they don't. And Gershon Legman, the world's leading scholar of sexual and scatological humor, has called Randolph "the greatest and most successful field collector and regional folklorist that America ever had.

He is a national treasure, like Mark Twain. He later dedicated his book Ozark Superstitions to the memory of his Clark mentor G. Randolph's reputation rests on the massive accumulation of folksong, folktale, and ballad materials he collected during forty years of living and working in the Ozarks.

Randolph is absolutely tops among America's folklorists. I had no idea That Sometimes you get book recommendations from the most unexpected places. The truth of the matter is that more is revealed in this sort of common humor than in sanitized stories and legends.

That made it even more enjoyable. That the preservation of American folklore is a scholarly pursuit. Vance Randolph, the author of more than a dozen books on American folklore, including five collections of Ozark folktales and a four-volume collection of Ozark folksongs, lived in the Ozark mountains from until his death in Randolph also wrote about non-folklore aspects of Ozark society, such as music.

Ultimately these stories are revealing values common across America, across people. That having been said, these stories are surprisingly progressive in and of themselves.

He is a national treasure, like Mark Twain. When placed in their rightful context alongside Randolph's other collections of folk material, the bawdy tales help provide evidence of what Ozark hill people think about their own lives and language. He is a national treasure, like Mark Twain.

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Pissing In The Snow

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