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Oral Traditions and Modern Adaptations: Survey of Appalachian Folktales in Children's Literature

Oral Traditions and Modern Adaptations: Survey of Appalachian Folktales in Children's Literature

Article surveying Appalachian folktales in books, films and dramatic adaptations for children and families. It analyzes modern methods of adapting tales from oral traditions, including treatment of gender roles and regional language. Connections with earlier European, Native American, and African folktale traditions are discussed. Different styles of illustrating and dramatizing folktales are compared.

 

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