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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

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              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...ries, murder ballads, otherworld beings, and tricks and disguises.
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              ISBN 9781591584247
              Released NZ 23 Dec 2008
              Publisher 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

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              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....
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              ISBN 9781563081903
              Released NZ 15 Apr 1996
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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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

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              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...ngs.
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              ISBN 9781563088315
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2001
              Publisher 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
              Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
              Language en
              Released NZ 26 Jun 2012
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
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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.

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              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...n class.
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              ISBN 9781563084478
              Released NZ 1 Oct 1999
              Publisher 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

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              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
              Released NZ 30 Jun 2003
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age General Audience
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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

              • RRP: $164.50
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              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
              Released NZ 26 Jun 2012
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
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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...ngs.
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              ISBN 9780313009709
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              Language en
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2001
              Publisher 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

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              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...wned storytellers, Telling Tales includes personal stories, how-to tips and extensive resource lists, and builds upon the success of the acclaimed first edition.
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              ISBN 9780888644022
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2003
              Publisher University of Alberta Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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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...wned storytellers, Telling Tales includes personal stories, how-to tips and extensive resource lists, and builds upon the success of the acclaimed first edition.
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              ISBN 9781772123388
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              Language en
              Released NZ 29 Aug 2003
              Publisher The University of Alberta Pres
              Interest Age General Audience
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