12 results for Books: “Harry Middleton Hyatt” Hoodoo–Conjuration–Witchcraft –Rootwork, Beliefs Accepted By Many Negroes and White Persons These. Hoodoo, Conjuration, Witchcraft, Rootwork. 5 Volumes. [Harry M. Hyatt] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. I will plan to write a more thorough entry here on my blog for Harry Middleton Hyatt. This particular blog will simply address some things that are.
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About Harry Middleton Hyatt. In the bibliography of that book Schwartz noted that the2nd Edition of Hyatt’s book has “16, entries, the largest single compilation of folk beliefs relating to the United States. What may look to modern eyes like “racial stereotyping” or making fun of Southerners was actually his sincere attempt to catalogue variant regional pronunciations.
Kheti Sahure rated it it was amazing Feb 09, Then there’s fantasy tales his informants made up. Now, I’m going to be completely honest here.
Volume two is primarily a series of rather meandering interviews, but they’re fascinating to read and full of stories of witchcraft and spells.
I recently read one of her books and I can assure you she is old-school, the kind of stuff that if you went to huatt old-school worker in your community would teach you. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.
The contents of hooodo – Conjuration – Witchcraft – Rootwork” are about as follows numbers in parentheses are page number: We Pray For You.
Hoodoo, Conjuration, Witchcraft, and Rootwork by Harry Middleton Hyatt
Yes, an’ put it anywhere roun’ yore house an’ dat. Denise Alvarado rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Hyatt recorded the material on Edison cylinders and a device called a Telediphone, often without the full knowledge of the participants. It has a large section on graveyard spells and even using hoodoo to win court cases. However, Hyatt should be commended on his attempt and the work he hoovoo able the record. Every boy needs one, right? If you read several spells, you will see that he did NOT impose upon his informants one single stereotyped “black dialect” or “Southern dialect” but in fact conveyed, as accurately as hadry could, the true sound of each person’s speech.
In order to do authentic hoodoo workers must use the bible and pray to the Christian God. Raised in Quincy, Illinois, Hyatt received his M. Witchspell rated it it was amazing Apr 26, I still have it. Walter Five Worth the several years of study it takes to properly study, absorb, hoocoo and apply all the material contained harty the 5-volume set.
A witch is a person that has sold herself to the devil I have searched online for years and have only found joodoo old-school worker online. Newer Post Older Post Home. The “Hoodoo” collection consists of 13, separate magic spells and folkloric beliefs, plus lengthy interviews with professional root doctors, conjures, and hoodoos. For example, there is legitimate hoodoo in the material.
I just hope readers who come across Hyatt’s work have the intelligence to realize when one of the informants was being honest and when they were spinning tales. There’re the things that ride you, aren’t they?
Everyone else online is either nont-tradition, and in my opinion theres no such thing as “non-traditional” conjure workers. The “Hoodoo” collection consists of 13, separate magic spells and folkloric beliefs, plus lengthy interviews with professional root doctors, conjures, and hoodoos.
Hyatt explains to the world what an inspiration she was to him. As a kid I had a fascination with folklore, superstitions and ghost tales.
This be the verse: 8 ~ Hoodoo – Harry M. Hyatt
But FACI is not only important because it served as Hyatt’s introduction to hoodoo — it nyatt also hyqtt most thorough and factual record of Irish, English, German, and other white European magical beliefs in America ever assembled, and, as such, it deserves a place on the shelf of any American Neo-Pagan, Wiccan, Fam-Trad or Pow Wow Magic practitioner.
In the bibliography of that book Schwartz noted Feel free the skip the nostalgia and go straight to the review below The first volume is the most approachable.
Unfortunately that didn’t happen and Hyatt didn’t have the genius to recognize what exactly hoodoo was and as such only focused on the “black thread” of the tapestry. I recently read one of Momma Starr’s books. The publication of this material was accomplished between andagain under the imprint “Memoirs of the Alma Hytat.
Hoodoo Conjuration WItchcraft & Rootwork
See 1 question about Hoodoo, Conjuration, Witchcraft, and Rootwork…. In his volumes, “Hoodoo-Conjuration-Witchcraft-Rootwork”, he seems to hyatf ignore any white or Native America influences. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Aug 02, Melissa rated it it was amazing Recommended to Melissa by: All but one of Hyatt’s informants were African-Americans, but several narrations by European-Americans collected for his earlier book, “Folklore From Adams County, Illinois” were also included.
Garden of Joy Blues: How good is this book? For those wondering, this book is not simply a list or collection of spells.
If you read several spells, you will see that he did NOT impose upon his informants one single hoodok “black dialect” or “Southern dialect” but in fact conveyed, as accurately as he could, the true sound of each person’s speech.
The second edition contains a lengthy illustrated appreciation of the then-late Alma Hyatt, in which Mr. If you start reading his works then you will find some very amusing and entertaining stories that have no basis in reality.
These aren’t books I hhatt recommend to the average reader unless they have an obsessive, deep interest in the topic. Maryland and Harrison Co. Other classic volumes that may be of interest: Freddericka rated it liked it Dec 22, In the future I will expand on the topic.