Sunday, July 31, 2016

Owen. Old Rabbit, The Voodoo, and Other Sorcerers

Today's free book is Old Rabbit, The Voodoo, and Other Sorcerers by Mary Alicia Owen with an introduction by Charles Godfrey Leland and illustrations by Juliette A. Owen and Louis Wain. This book was also published under the title: Ole Rabbit's Plantation Stories as Told Among the Negroes of the Southwest and also under this title: Voodoo Tales as Told Among the Negroes of the Southwest.

For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at  Internet Archive, Hathi Trust, and Google Books.


The Bee-king and the Aunties
Concerning a Goose, a Bluebird, and Other Fowls of the Air
Bills of Fare—the Crows—Little Dove's Son
More About Woodpecker
The "Fuss " Between Woodpecker and Blue Jay
How Woodpecker Made a Bat; Also Some Other Facts of Natural History Not Generally Known
Woodpecker and Grey Wolf—Woodpecker, the Hunter, and Dog—How Redbird Came by His Brilliant Plumage
How Woodpecker Took a Boy to Raise and Was Disgusted With the Job. Also, How He Set Out to Charm Grandfather Rattlesnake, Together With a History of His Necklace of Bears' Claws, and an Account of His Attempt To Destroy Rabbit's Cunjer-bag
Some Tales in Which Blue Jay and His "Gwines-On" Figure Conspicuously
"Ole Rabbit an'' De Dawg He Stole" How He Obtained Gopher's Winter Supplies
Fox Tales
Luck-Balls
How the Skunk Became the Terror of All Living Creatures — a Short Chapter Furnished by Big Angy
More Rabbit Tales
"Bugs"
Snake Stories
More Snakes
"Jacky-me-lantuhns " Sometimes Called "Wul-Ler-wups" — Also "Painters" and Their Victims
The Last Gleaning of the Field

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