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The Jack tales

by Chase, Richard

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Carolina.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- North Carolina.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtold by R.M. Ward and his kindred in the Beech Mountain section of western North Carolina and by other descendants of Council Harmon (1803-1896) elsewhere in the southern mountains ; with three tales from Wise County, Virginia ; set down from these sources and edited by Richard Chase ; with an appendix compiled by Herbert Halpert ; and illustrated by Berkeley Williams, Jr.
      ContributionsHalpert, Herbert., Williams, Berkeley, 1904-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR110.N8 C5 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 216 p. :
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3706459M
      ISBN 100618346929
      LC Control Number2003276676

      Suggested reading William Bernard McCarthy, Cheryl Oxford and Joseph Daniel Sobol, Jack in Two Worlds: Contemporary North Julia Taylor Ebel, Orville Hicks: Mountain Stories, Mountain Roots, Parkway Publishers (), Duncan Williamson, Don't Look Back, Jack!: Scottish Traveller Tales. The Jack Tales Richard Chase, Editor, R. M. Ward, Retold by, Herbert Halpert, Compiled by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $ (p) ISBN Buy this book.

        The Jack Tales - Ebook written by Richard Chase. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Jack Tales.5/5(6). The Jack Tales | A collection of folk tales from the southern Appalachians that center on a single character, the irrepressible Jack.

      This is a collection of Appalachian folk tales about Jack, the hero of the beanstalk story. Jack also kills a whole family of giants, tames wild critters, thwarts witches and devils, ties Death up in a sack, and has a pile of other adventures/5(5). Jack, the teenage protagonist of most of the tales, is the universal underdog who outwits "upper-dogs" like robbers, giants, witches, devils and big brothers. Jack Fear-No-Man: Jack wins a $10, reward from the king of Virginia for conquering three giants. Jack and the Witch's Tale: Jack defeats a witch with kindness.


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The Jack Tales are a cycle of stories originating in Europe, but this book compiles the tales transmogrified as they ended up a part of the oral tradition in the American South. If you're familiar with fairy and folk tales you'll recognize tales like Jack and the Beanstalk, The Master Thief, and several others, Cited by: Jack Tales is a gem of old Appalachian and American culture, and Im so glad to have found out about this book.

What a fun read. I read this book aloud to my son, and we had a great time/5. Richard Chase collected The Jack Tales in the mountain country of North Carolina, where they have been handed down for generations. Everyone knows the story of Jack and the Beanstalk.

This book contains eighteen stories about Jack, many of them still completely new to the average reader/5(7). jack tales folk tales years ago read this book year old north carolina teacher read collection of the stories high school stories written fairy tales elementary school jack and the beanstalk book to read used to read book out from the library loved these stories great book like jack read to /5(70).

Richard Chase collected The Jack Tales in the mountain country of North Carolina, where they have been handed down for generations. Everyone knows the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. This book contains eighteen stories about Jack, many 5/5(1).

The Jack Tales. Enter the fantastic world of one of America's greatest living storytellers where wicked giants and enchanted animals pursue and entice Jack, an everyman hero and trickster/5. The Jack Tales: Folk Tales From The Southern Appalachians and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Book Information.

Title: The Jack Tales: Folk Tales From The Southern Appalachians. Author: Chase, Richard. Isbn: A collection of Appalachian folktales includes the adventures of Jack And The Beanstalk.

Hook Your Students. Do you enjoy folktales. Then you'll love this collection of folktales all the way from the Appalachian.

Jack's Tale and Giant's Tale are intended to be used together. The books tell the same story--a new version of Jack and the Beanstalk--but a different character narrates each of them. In Jack's Tale, students will learn what Jack is feeling as he embarks on his adventure.

Jack. The tales originated in Europe, with American Jack Tales being most closely related to those of the British Isles. Richard Chase first documented the existence of the Jack Tale cycle in America (to non-Appalachian folk!) when he published ‘The Jack Tales’ in Lynn Salsi is the author of several books, including The Jack Tales and Young Ray Hicks Learns the Jack Tales.

She has received the American Library Association's Notable Book Award, six Willie Parker Peace History Book Awards, and was. While “Jack tales” are particularly well known in Appalachian culture, similar characters can be found in Native American and African-American cultures as well.

In fact, it could be said that Brer Rabbit from the Uncle Remus tales, a famous trickster in his own right, is a distant relative of Jack’s. A book by Richard Chase, published inis a collection of at least some of the Jack tales.

Chase alleged that many of the Jack tales were collected by a group of families in North Carolina and came into Southern Appalachia from that area. Chase did acknowledge that new Jack tales were surfacing in other parts of Appalachia, specifically in.

Richard Chase collected The Jack Tales in the mountain country of North Carolina, where they have been handed down for generations. Everyone knows the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. This book contains eighteen stories about Jack, many of them still completely new to the average reader.

And what adventures Jack has. Buy The Jack Tales by Professor Richard Chase online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 5 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

Jack Tales and Folklore In reading these stories, it must be kept constantly in mind that this is an oral tradition. The Jack Tales are told, not read, by these people from whom we have recorded them. No two individuals in Beech Mountain section ever tell the same story exactly alike; nor does the sme man ever tell any one tale quite the same.

: The Jack Tales () by Hicks, Ray; (Smith, Owen, Paintings) and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(12).

Most contemporary narratives known as Jack Tales, and most of their tellers, owe much to Chase’s collection, The Jack Tales. Across the country, librarians and members of storytellers’ guilds lead listeners and students to this one book, easily the best selling and most influential collection of American folktales that has yet appeared.

Get this from a library. The Jack tales. [Ray Hicks; Lynn Salsi; Owen Smith] -- Enter the fantastic world of one of America's greatest living storytellers where wicked giants and enchanted animals pursue and entice Jack, an everyman hero and trickster.

These three traditional. Buy a cheap copy of The Jack Tales book by Richard Chase. A collection of folk tales from the southern Appalachians that center on a single character, the irrepressible Jack Cited by:. Presents retellings of eighteen folk tales from the mountain country of North Carolina, featuring Jack, an Americanized version of the fairy tale hero.

SAVE TO LIST Other Books You Might Like.Get this from a library! The Jack tales. [Richard Chase; Berkeley Williams;] -- Contains an American version of the story of Jack and the beanstalk, together with 17 other tales about the adventures of Jack, a poor Appalachian farm boy.The Southern Appalachian Jack is a clever, but lazy teenager, who is trying to best his olders brothers, Will and Tom.

He happens into adventures with exotic mountain creatures and evil magic of villains. Richard Chase compiled these stories in a book entitled The Jack Tales.

As read by my third grade teacher, I was first introduced these.