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Bradford, Roark 1896-1948

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Works: 57 works in 231 publications in 6 languages and 6,251 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Bibliography  Periodicals  Bibliographies  Drama  Folklore  Short stories  Film adaptations  Christmas plays  Humor 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3503.R2215, 813.0108
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John Henry by Roark Bradford( file )
28 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in English and held by 2,025 libraries worldwide
"Roark Bradford's 1931 novel and 1939 play dealing with the legendary folk-hero John Henry (both titled John Henry) were extremely influential in their own time but have long been unavailable or extremely hard to find. In this unique collection, Steven C. Tracy has joined Bradford's seminal works in a new critical edition to help contextualize both the novel and play, making these vital texts widely available again for scholars of folklore and African American literature." "This new volume includes an expansive introduction that explores Bradford's life and work, critical responses to the novel and play, and a survey of John Henry's pervasive influence in folk, literary, and popular culture. It also features a wide array of supplementary materials, including a selected bibliography and discography related to Bradford and John Henry; transcriptions of a number of folksong texts and recordings available during the 1930s; and a chronology of the lives of both Bradford and Henry. As Tracy's introduction makes clear, such a consideration of Bradford - set in the context of writers, both black and white, drawing upon African American folklore and using dialects along with stereotypical and non-stereotypical portrayals - is long overdue." "In pairing Bradford's two treatments of the quintessentially American story of John Henry, Tracy has provided the definitive edition of two classic American texts, and in so doing, he provides a welcome opportunity to reflect on the various paths by which African American traditions have infiltrated the cultural mainstream."--book jacket
Ol' man Adam an' his chillun : being the tales they tell about the time when the Lord walked the earth like a natural man by Roark Bradford( Book )
50 editions published between 1928 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 863 libraries worldwide
Tales about the time when the Lord walked the earth like a natural man
The Best American short stories ... and the yearbook of the American short story ( serial )
in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
How come Christmas : a modern morality by Roark Bradford( Book )
17 editions published between 1930 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 404 libraries worldwide
The green pastures by Emmylou Harris( visu )
5 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
A series of biblical stories is told from an African American perspective
This side of Jordan by Roark Bradford( Book )
9 editions published between 1929 and 1975 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Ol' King David an' the Philistine boys by Roark Bradford( Book )
19 editions published between 1930 and 2000 in Czech and English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Kingdom coming by Roark Bradford( Book )
12 editions published between 1933 and 1946 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Let the band play Dixie : and other stories by Roark Bradford( Book )
12 editions published between 1934 and 1970 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
John Henry : a play by Roark Bradford( Book )
5 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
The Green Roller by Roark Bradford( Book )
3 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
The three-headed angel by Roark Bradford( Book )
7 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Ol' man Adam an' his chillun by Roark Bradford( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1964 and 1997 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Power in the Pacific : a dramatic sequence of official Navy, Coast guard and Marine corps photographs, depicting the men, the sea, the ships by N.Y.) Museum of Modern Art (New York( file )
1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The green pastures : a fable suggested by Roark Bradford's southern sketches, "Ol' Man Adam an' his chillun" by Marc Connelly( file )
5 editions published between 1929 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Attempts "to present certain aspects of a living religion in the terms of its believers ... thousands of Negroes in the deep South."
Little David by Marc Connelly( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
The collected poems of William Alexander Percy by William Alexander Percy( file )
2 editions published between 1943 and 1944 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
His poetry covers places and subjects from Greece to the Mississippi River delta and speaks of his varied experiences in meeting with people here and abroad
John Henry by Roark Bradford( Book )
2 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Ol' man Adam an' his chillun; being the tales they tell about the time when the Lord walked the earth like a natural man. With drawings by A.B. Walker by Roark Bradford( Book )
3 editions published between 1928 and 1975 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Careless love by Jacques Wolfe( score )
1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Roark Bradford American writer known for stories based on American folklore
Roark Bradford americký spisovatel
Roark Bradford Amerikaans romanschrijver (1896-)
Roark Bradford amerikai író
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Languages
English (176)
Czech (23)
Hungarian (4)
French (1)
Spanish (1)
Dutch (1)
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