Lapin, Bouki, and Other Creole Stories in French Dialect and English Translation
by Alceé Fortier; introduction by Russell Desmond
This collection constitutes the first complete anthology of the folktales collected by linguist/historian Alceé Fortier, including complete facsimiles of the original 1895 edition of Louisiana Folktales, as well as facsimiles of the stories published in the Publications of the Modern Language Association of America and the Journal of American Folklore. Each selection is rendered in Creole French and English translation and includes Fortier's original notes.
Softcover, 224 pages, ©2011