Analytical Index to Publications of Texas Folklore Society, by James T. Bratcher

By James T. Bratcher

The first of the courses of the Texas Folklore Society, Round the Levee, edited by means of Stith Thompson, was once released in 1916. by means of 1972, thirty-six volumes had seemed, recording nearly thousand folktales, ranging in style from basic puns to complicated relatings of marvels and adventures and in therapy from user-friendly presentation to scholarly dialogue. In his quantity, James T. Bratcher indexes and makes the wealth of fabric during this sequence on hand to folklorists everywhere.

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There are very few everyday commercial services available in the three Chadds Ford townships; no major commercial strips, no extravagant mall (the Barn Shops specialize in gifts, trinkets, souvenirs, and the like), no huge supermarket, no significant health facilities. For such personal services, and less tangibly, for social connections and personal attachment, there are two general orientations characteristic of Chadds Ford residence. One of these is a very distinct alignment down the Brandywine River to Wilmington, Delaware.

Physical organization strives to create a certain kind of experience, the look enshrined in countless Brandywine paintings and tourist images. A formall'Declaration of Restrictions for Cannon Hill" indicates the extent of control exercised in the interest of creating an appropriate and sanitary visual experience. Here are some excerpts: No construction shall begin upon any residence or accessory building on any lot, nor any major alteration made to the exterior of any existing building, until the plans and specifications showing floor plans, materials, colors, location and elevations of same have been submitted to and approved by the developer.

The camera angle leaves out of sight the large parking lot. In short, antireflexivity is a definitive feature of these productions. The impulse that informs the construction of these images carries over into the settlement pattern most characteristic of Chadds Ford today: the suburban housing development. Residential development is the dominant force in the radical transformation of Chadds Ford landscape and social order over the last twenty-five years. Its special quality, though certainly not unique to Chadds Ford, is a devotion to the preservation of the agrarian image represented in the paintings and postcards.

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