Negro Folk Rhymes. Wise and Otherwise. With a Study.
A study of black America’s folk music
Talley, an African American professor at Fisk University, presents an exhaustive compilation of Black American folk rhymes followed by an almost one hundred-page scholarly interpretation of their usage in African-American folk songs.
Description: Negro Folk Rhymes. Wise and Otherwise. With a Study.
New York: Macmillan Company, 1922. 347pp. First Edition. Small 8vo. Publisher’s dark blue cloth lettered in gilt, without dust jacket. A very good copy.