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Full Name: Roger D. Abrahams
Biography:
(1933-2017) Folklorist. Roger D. Abrahams was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and died in Sunnyvale, California.
Author's Timeline:
1933 (Unknown) County
Roger David Abrahams was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on June 12, 1933. 
2017 (Unknown) County
Roger D. Abrahams died in Sunnyvale, California, on June 20, 2017. 
1964 (Unknown) County
Deep Down in the Jungle: Negro Narrative Folklore from the Streets of Philadelphia
(Pub: Folklore Associates ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1992 (Unknown) County
Singing the Master: The Emergence of African-American Culture in the Plantation South
(Pub: New York: Pantheon Books ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1975 (Unknown) County
Discovering Afro-America
(Pub: Brill ISBN: 9004042644 / 978-9004042643)
Nonfiction edited with John F. Szwed. 
2006 (Unknown) County
Blues for New Orleans: Mardi Gras and America's Creole Soul
(Pub: University of Pennsylvania Press ISBN: 0812239598 / 978-0812239591)
Collection of essays written with John F. Szwed, Nick Spitzer, and Robert Farris Thompson. 
1959 New York County
Professor Abrahams received a master's degree in literature and folklore from Columbia University in 1959. 
1977 (Unknown) County
Afro-American Folk Culture: An Annotated Bibliography of Materials from North, Central and South America, and the West Indies
(Pub: Institute for the Study of Human Issues (June 1978) ISBN: 0915980800 / 978-0915980802)
Nonfiction. 
1983 (Unknown) County
The Man-of-Words in the West Indies: Performance and the Emergence of Creole Culture
(Pub: The Johns Hopkins University Press ISBN: 0801828384 / 978-0801828386)
Nonfiction. 
1970 (Unknown) County
Positively Black
(Pub: Prentice Hall ISBN: 0136860974 / 978-0136860976)
Nonfiction. 
1970 (Unknown) County
Positively Black
(Pub: Prentice Hall ISBN: 0136860974 / 978-0136860976)
Nonfiction. 
1976 (Unknown) County
Talking Black
(Pub: Newbury House Publishers ISBN: 0883770393 / 978-0883770399)
Nonfiction. 
1969 (Unknown) County
Jump-Rope Rhymes: A Dictionary
(Pub: University of Texas Press (February 15, 2014). Originally published in 1969 ISBN: 0292712162 / 978-0292712164)
Nonfiction edited with Lois Rankin. 
1980 (Unknown) County
Counting-Out Rhymes: A Dictionary
(Pub: University of Texas Press ISBN: 0292710577 / 978-0292710573)
Nonfiction edited with Lois Rankin. 
1980 (Unknown) County
Between the Living and the Dead: Riddles Which Tell Stories
(Pub: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia ISBN: 9514103688 / 978-9514103681)
Nonfiction. 
2005 (Unknown) County
Everyday Life: A Poetics of Vernacular Practices
(Pub: University of Pennsylvania Press ISBN: 0812238419 / 978-0812238419)
Nonfiction. 

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