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Study of American Folklore

Jan Harold Brunvand

Study of American Folklore

an introduction.

by Jan Harold Brunvand

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English


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A good basic introduction to the field of folklore studies, though definitely a textbook. Includes an overview of folklore and folklore in general, and then sections on different types of folklore, including less-commonly-discussed things such as gesture and cooking/5(4). Folklore Rules is a delightful book that accomplishes what it sets out to do. It makes the field of folklore understandable without diminishing its complexities, and it shows how exciting and culturally insightful folklore study can be."—Journal of American Culture. Vocal+. Explore 'Folklore Rules' by Lynne S. McNeill—Review.

General Overviews. As pertains to African American studies, in , the founder of the American Folklore Society and editor of the first Journal of American Folklore, William Newell, identified African American folklore to be an appropriate focus of interest, since an “indissoluble part of the [United States] body politic” (p. 5).Driven by the popularizing of animal tales by white writers. The issues treated in the essays are relevant to the study of folklore everywhere. Although there are extended discussions of materials as diverse as African riddles and proverbs, American Indian tales, Yugoslav epics, and Chinese folksongs, the over-all aim is to illustrate general folklore theory and methodology rather than the folklore of.


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The study of American folklore; an introduction by Brunvand, Jan Harold. Publication date Topics Folklore -- United States, Folklore -- Methodology, United States -- Social life and customs Publisher Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: The field of folklore --The study of folklore --Folk groups: bearers of American folk tradition --Folk speech and naming --Proverbs and proverbial lore --Riddles and other verbal puzzles --Rhymes and folk poetry --Myths and motifs --Legends and anecdotes.

There is nothing like this book in print. It will inspire a good deal of discussion” —Alan Dundes, author of Interpreting Folklore and editor of The Study of Folklore “Simon Bronner is the leading historian of the folklore studies discipline in America, and this book offers the richness of his knowledge Indeed, it is a.

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I included chapters on folklife subjects, along with sample studies of customary and material folklore. I quoted more currently viable. Native American folklore. Native American cultures are rich in myths and legends that explain natural phenomena and the relationship between humans and the spirit world.

According to Barre Toelken, feathers, beadwork, dance steps and music, the events in a story, the shape of a dwelling, or items of traditional food can be viewed as icons of cultural meaning.

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