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100 years of American folklore studies

100 years of American folklore studies

a conceptual history

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Published by American Folklore Society in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American Folklore Society -- History.,
    • Folklore -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title: 100 years.

      Other titlesOne hundred years of American folklore studies., 100 years., One hundred years.
      Statementedited by William M. Clements.
      ContributionsClements, William M., 1945-, American Folklore Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR1 .A15 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 82 p. :
      Number of Pages82
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2067799M
      LC Control Number88071848

        A Treasury of Afro-American Folklore: The Oral Literature, Traditions, Recollections, Legends, Tales, Songs, Religious Beliefs, Customs, Sayings and Humor of Peoples of African American Descent in the Americas by Harold Courlanderis is a much loved, often used book and cited text in my personal library--it is bound to be the same for anyone Cited by:   The best nonfiction books of all time: the full list After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the greatest nonfiction.

      Published by the American Folklore Society, this history of folklore traces the theories and methodical assumptions of folklorists over the preceding years of study in America. The short essays which comprise the history provide a good overview of the terms and concepts significant to folklorist studies. Interest in African American folklore was nonexistent until the second half of the nineteenth century when William Francis Allen and two other collectors compiled a book of slave songs published in

      The Folklore concentration provides an introduction to the study of folklore methods and folk materials, as well as a further focus within a particular area to provide depth. That area of focus might be the folklore of a particular geographical region or community, or the study of a particular genre, such as oral narrative or per-formance.   Developed by the American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource brings years of anthropological material online to scholars and the public. AnthroSource is an online resource serving the research, teaching, and professional needs of : Thomas Durkin.


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