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Madstones and Twisters

Mody C. Boatright (Editor), Wilson M. Hudson (Editor), Allen Maxwell (Editor)


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This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society deals with what happens to folk beliefs and practices when a people exchange one way of life for another. Mexican lore and family lore are also well represented in this volume.

University of North Texas Press, 9780870740176, 169pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1958

About the Author

Mody C. Boatright (1896–1970) served as Secretary-Editor of the Texas Folklore Society for twenty years. He obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Texas, where he taught for four decades. His contributions to folklore study and the Texas Folklore Society are innumerable.

Wilson M. Hudson was the editor of the Texas Folklore Society from 1963 to 1971 after becoming associated with the Society when he began teaching at The University of Texas.

Allen Maxwell was a former editor of The Southwest Review and former book editor for The Dallas Morning News.