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              Books by Gail De Vos

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              Stories from Songs: Ballads as Literary Fictions for Young Adults
               

              Stories from Songs: Ballads as Literary Fictions for Young Adults (Paperback)

              By De Vos, Gail

              • OUR PRICE $151.50

              Details how real events have evolved through folk stories and legends into ballads before ultimately ending up in print format. After an introduction to the form and its place in history, this work explores various types of ballads. It covers Ballad types such as: tragic love sto ...

              ISBN 9781591584247
              Published 23 December 2008 by ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              This title is no longer available locally, but in stock internationally – usually ships 2-3 weeks.
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              Tales, Then and Now: More Folktales As Literary Fictions for Young Adults
                

              Tales, Then and Now: More Folktales As Literary Fictions for Young Adults (Paperback, Annotated edition)

              By Altmann, Anna E.; De Vos, Gail

              • OUR PRICE $137.50

              This title offers a critical analysis of the reworkings of and commentary on traditional folk and fairy tales. Chapters are organized by tale theme. It summarizes and discusses the tales, gives a chronological overview of the critical interpretations, and lists the tale's reworki ...

              ISBN 9781563088315
              Published 15 October 2001 by ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              What Happens Next? Contemporary Urban Legends and Popular Culture
               

              What Happens Next? Contemporary Urban Legends and Popular Culture (PDF ebook)

              By De Vos, Gail

              This fascinating book uncovers the history behind urban legends and explains how the contemporary iterations of familiar fictional tales provide a window into the modern concerns-and digital advancements-of our society.

              ISBN 9781598846348
              Available in PDF
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              Language en
              Published 26 June 2012 by ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Tales, Rumors, and Gossip: Exploring Contemporary Folk Literature in Grades 7-12
                

              Tales, Rumors, and Gossip: Exploring Contemporary Folk Literature in Grades 7-12 (Hardback)

              By De Vos, Gail

              • OUR PRICE $160.99

              After an overview of contemporary legends, this book examines them in their relationship to rumours and gossip, the role of the media in formulation and dissemination and related tales. The book includes suggestions for adapting the tales for junior high and high school curricula ...

              ISBN 9781563081903
              Published 15 April 1996 by ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Storytelling for Young Adults: A Guide to Tales for Teens, 2nd Edition
               

              Storytelling for Young Adults: A Guide to Tales for Teens, 2nd Edition (Hardback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By De Vos, Gail

              • OUR PRICE $132.50

              Discover tales that teens love to hear and perform. This guide suggests hundreds of smart, colorful tales, complete with brief plot summaries and bibliographic information.

              ISBN 9781563089039
              Published 30 June 2003 by ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age General Audience
              This title is no longer available locally, but in stock internationally – usually ships 2-3 weeks.
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              What Happens Next?: Contemporary Urban Legends and Popular Culture
                

              What Happens Next?: Contemporary Urban Legends and Popular Culture (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By De Vos, Gail

              • OUR PRICE $164.50

              This fascinating book uncovers the history behind urban legends and explains how the contemporary iterations of familiar fictional tales provide a window into the modern concerns--and digital advancements--of our society.

              ISBN 9781598846331
              Published 26 June 2012 by ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Usually ships 6-12 working days – Title is in stock with supplier internationally
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              New Tales for Old: Folktales As Literary Fictions for Young Adults
                 

              New Tales for Old: Folktales As Literary Fictions for Young Adults (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By De Vos, Gail; Altmann, Anna E.; Altman, Anna E.

              • OUR PRICE $151.50

              This work gathers together popular folktale reworkings. After discussing the nature of folktales, their cultural context, and the characteristics that make them appeal to young adults, the authors interpret specific tales and ballads and offer suggestions for using the material i ...

              ISBN 9781563084478
              Published 1 October 1999 by ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              This title is no longer available locally, but in stock internationally – usually ships 2-3 weeks.
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              Tales, Then and Now: More Folktales As Literary Fictions for Young Adults: More Folktales As Literary Fictions for Young Adults
               

              Tales, Then and Now: More Folktales As Literary Fictions for Young Adults: More Folktales As Literary Fictions for Young Adults (PDF ebook – New ed.)

              By Altmann, Anna E.; De Vos, Gail

              This title offers a critical analysis of the reworkings of and commentary on traditional folk and fairy tales. Chapters are organized by tale theme. It summarizes and discusses the tales, gives a chronological overview of the critical interpretations, and lists the tale's reworki ...

              ISBN 9780313009709
              Available in PDF
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              Language en
              Published 15 October 2001 by ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age Children
              Series Non-Series
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              Telling Tales: Storytelling in the Family
               

              Telling Tales: Storytelling in the Family (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Revised & Expanded)

              By De Vos, Gail; Harris, Merle; Lotteridge, Celia Barker; Introduction by Stotter, Ruth

              • OUR PRICE $93.99

              Enrich your family life, connect with your children, and celebrate your ancestors by learning to tell family stories, folktales, and nursery rhymes. Telling Tales: Storytelling in the Family is a fascinating guide to the art of gathering and telling stories. Written by three reno ...

              ISBN 9780888644022
              Published 1 August 2003 by University of Alberta Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              This title is not currently available locally but showing available from overseas supplier on backorder – please allow 4-8 weeks for delivery.
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              Telling Tales: Storytelling in the Family
               

              Telling Tales: Storytelling in the Family (PDF ebook)

              By De Vos, Gail; Harris, Merle; Lottridge, Celia Barker

              Enrich your family life, connect with your children, and celebrate your ancestors by learning to tell family stories, folktales, and nursery rhymes. Telling Tales: Storytelling in the Family is a fascinating guide to the art of gathering and telling stories. Written by three reno ...

              ISBN 9781772123388
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              Language en
              Published 29 August 2003 by The University of Alberta Pres
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