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Contact us

Louisiana
Center for the Book

Celebrating Readers, Writers and Their Books

If you are looking for Information on author submission criteria, follow this link or email the Louisiana Book Festival Office with questions concerning author submissions.

SEND US EMAIL
(225) 219 - 9503
Louisiana Center for the Book
701 N. Fourth St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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James D. Wilson, Jr.
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James D. Wilson, Jr. is the Assistant Director of the Center for Louisiana Studies and Associate Director of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press.

Louisiana Folktales: Lupin, Bouki, and Other Creole Stories in French Dialect and English Translation

This collection constitutes the first complete anthology of the folktales collected by linguist/historian Alcee 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.

 

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Museum, Auditorium

Discussion

Representing Louisiana French Oral Tradition: Then and Now