Copyright notice

This article is from the Encyclopedia of North Carolina edited by William S. Powell. Copyright © 2006 by the University of North Carolina Press. Used by permission of the publisher. For personal use and not for further distribution. Please submit permission requests for other use directly to the publisher.

Printer-friendly page

Folklore

by Bruce E. Baker and Philip McFee, 2006
Additional research provided by Douglas J. McMillan and Shannon L. Reavis.

See also: Brown Mountain Lights; Conjure; Devil's Horse's Hoofprints; Devil's Tramping Ground; Folk Music; Ghosts; Maco Light; Madstones; Root Doctors; Southern Folklife Collection; Wampus.

Folklore- Part 1: Introduction; Folklore- Part 2: Types of Folklore and the North Carolina Folklore Society; Folklore- Part 3: North Carolina Folktales and Storytellers; Folklore- Part 4: Legends, Animal Tales, and Superstitions; Folklore- Part 5: References

Part 5: References

B. A. Botkin, ed., A Treasury of Southern Folklore (1949).

Robert B. Downs, ed., The Bear Went over the Mountain: Tall Tales of American Animals (1964).

Robert Isbell, The Last Chivaree: The Hicks Family of Beech Mountain (1996).

Isbell, Ray Hicks: Master Storyteller of the Blue Ridge (2001).

Douglas J. McMillan, "The Vanishing Hitchhiker in Eastern North Carolina," North Carolina Folklore Journal 20 (August 1972).

J. Alexander Mull, Mountain Yarns, Legends and Lore (1972).

Nancy Roberts, North Carolina Ghosts and Legends (1991).

Roy Edwin Thomas, coll., Come Go with Me: Old-Timer Stories from the Southern Mountains (1994).

 

Add a comment

PLEASE NOTE: NCpedia provides the comments feature as a way for viewers to engage with the resources. Comments are not published until reviewed by NCpedia editors at the State Library of NC, and the editors reserve the right to not publish any comment submitted that is considered inappropriate for this resource. NCpedia will not publish personal contact information in comments, questions, or responses. If you would like a reply by email, note that some email servers, such as public school accounts, are blocked from accepting messages from outside email servers or domains. If you prefer not to leave an email address, check back at your NCpedia comment for a reply. Please allow one business day for replies from NCpedia. Complete guidelines are available at http://ncpedia.org/comments.