New PDF release: American Folklore: An Encyclopedia

By Linda S Watts

ISBN-10: 0203306228

ISBN-13: 9780203306222

ISBN-10: 0815333501

ISBN-13: 9780815333500

Includes over 500 articles Ranging over foodways and folksongs, quiltmaking and machine lore, Pecos invoice, Butch Cassidy, and Elvis sightings, greater than 500 articles highlight folks literature, song, and crafts; activities and vacations; tall stories and mythical figures; genres and varieties; scholarly methods and theories; areas and ethnic teams; performers and creditors; writers and students; non secular ideals and practices. The alphabetically prepared entries fluctuate from concise definitions to special surveys, each one followed via a short, up to date bibliography. distinctive positive aspects *More than 2000 participants *Over 500 articles highlight folks literature, tune, crafts, and extra *Alphabetically prepared *Entries followed by means of up to date bibliographies *Edited via America's best-known folklore authority

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Another experience, shared only with members of one’s generational “cohort,” is that of having entered the stream of history at the same time and experiencing pivotal moments from a shared position in the life cycle—a position historically unique to that generation.

Chicago: Aldine. Dance, Daryl Cumber. 1978. Shuckin’ and Jivin’: Folklore from Contemporary Black Americans. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Davis, Gerald L. 1985. I Got the Word in Me and I Can Sing It, You Know. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Dorson, Richard M. 1967. American Negro Folktales. New York: Fawcett World Library. Dundes, Alan, ed. 1990. Mother Wit from the Laughing Barrel. Jackson: University of Mississippi Press. Ferris, William. 1983. Afro-American Folk Art and Crafts.

1778. The Study of Folklore in American Colleges and Universities. Journal of American Folklore 91:792–807. ——. 1986. Folklore and Folklife Studies in American and Canadian Colleges and Universities. Journal of American Folklore 99:50–74. A-Z 7 ——. 1988. The Folklorist in the Academy. In One Hundred Years of American Folklore Studies, ed. Clements, pp. 65–69. Washington, DC: American Folklore Society. Boggs, Ralph Steele. 1940. Folklore in University Curricula in the United States. Southern Folklore Quarterly 4:93–109.

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