Studies in Texan Folklore--Rio Grande Valley: Twelve Folklore Studies with Introductions, Commentaries & a Bounty of Notes. Lore 1

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Edwin Mellen Press, 1997 - 162 páginas
Based on original research, this study gives the first in-depth study of Rio Grande Valley Folklore in Texas, combining Hispanic and American elements. Contains studies on the evil eye, shock, recetas and curanderos (healers and healing), ghosts, owllore, and weather. Many extracts from interviews are reproduced in detail, and full commentary, notes and bibliography are provided.

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The Evil Eye
3
Healing a la Mamela
15
Remedista
25
The Curandero of the Rio Grande Valley
41
Valley Curanderismo
49
New Light on Pedro Jaramillo
59
Valley Healings of Pedro Jaramillo
89
Nazaria Contreras and Pedro Jaramillo
101
Phenomenal Stories
107
The Owl
131
Weather Lore
143
The Weeping Woman
153
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