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Folklore and folklife

an introduction.

by Richard Mercer Dorson

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Ethnology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    StatementEdited by Richard M. Dorson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR65 .D57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 561 p.
    Number of Pages561
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4585465M
    ISBN 100226158705
    LC Control Number77189038

    “Interrupting the Monologue: Folklore, Ethnography, and Critical Regionalism.” Journal of Appalachian Studies. “American Folklife: A Commonwealth of Cultures.” In Folk Nation: Folklore in the Creation of American Tradition, ed. Simon J. Bronner. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources Books.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Folklore and folklife by Richard Mercer Dorson, , University of Chicago Press edition, in EnglishCited by:

    The Oxford Handbook of American Folklore and Folklife Studies surveys the materials, approaches, concepts, and applications of the field to provide a sweeping guide to American folklore and folklife, culture, history, and society. The terms myth, folklore, legend, and fairy tale are often used interchangeably, leading to the misconception that they mean the same thing: fanciful tales. Although it's true that these terms may refer to bodies of writing that answer some of life's basic questions or present commentary on morality, each type presents a distinct reader : Esther Lombardi.

    Find folk tales and legends from all over the world in this book list for grades PreK Folk Tales, Myths, and Legends for Grades PreK-5 Book List. Read More. Sort by Name. Book Find new titles and get fresh teaching ideas by exploring book lists organized by author, holiday, topic, and genre. Grade s. Folklore and folk arts reflect a group’s idea of what is beautiful or important to maintain, rather than focusing on an individual’s own artistic statement and mission. However, within an established canon, folk artists are masterful and innovative, using the cultural materials at hand to craft their own expressions within the canon.


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