Gladys-Marie Fry (April 6, 1931 – November 7, 2015) was Professor Emerita of Folklore and English at the University of. .First published in 1975, this book explores the gruesome figure of the night rider in black folk history.
Gladys-Marie Fry (April 6, 1931 – November 7, 2015) was Professor Emerita of Folklore and English at the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, and a leading authority on African American textiles. Fry earned her bachelor's and master's degrees from Howard University and her P. from Indiana University. Gladys-Marie Fry skillfully draws on oral history sources to show that, quite apart from its veracity, such lore became an important facet of the lived experience of blacks in America.
First published in 1975, this book explores the gruesome figure of the night rider in black folk history. This classic work continues to be a rich source for students and teachers of folklore, African American history, and slavery and postemancipation studies.
"Black Books Bulletin"). Fry has made a valuable contribution to the story of the black experience in America. Night Riders in Black Folk History" should win many general readers as well as be of use to the historian and student of folklore. Night Riders in Black Folk History should win many general readers as well as be of use to the historian and student of folklore.
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Fry explores black folk and oral history relating to "night riders," supernatural and bogey figures used by slaveowners and other whites to try to control blacks through terror and intimidation. Back in print, with a new preface by the author. University of North Carolina Press.
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24, 1770, Carter, Diary, I, 348; Fitzpatrick, e. Washington Writings, XXXII, 246, XXXIII, 369, 444; Gladys-Marie Fry, Night Riders in Black Folk History (Knoxville, Term. 1975), 60–73; Morgan, Slave Counterpoint, 524–526.