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American Folklore

An Encyclopedia (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, Vol. 1551)

by Jan Brunvand

  • 388 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Folklore,
  • Reference works,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Reference,
  • USA,
  • Reference / General,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology,
  • North America

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages812
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8048105M
    ISBN 100815333501
    ISBN 109780815333500

    The Journal of American Folklore, the quarterly journal of the American Folklore Society since the Society's founding in , publishes scholarly articles, notes, and commentaries directed to a wide professional rangelyautomuseum.com sections include those devoted to poetry, short fiction, and creative non-fiction on matters fundamental to the field; and reviews of books, exhibitions and events. Nov 30,  · 32 Creatures From American Folklore (That Aren't Bigfoot!) November 30, – AM – 1 Comment. American folklore is filled with unbelievable beasts, monsters and demons—read on to Author: Christine Copelan.

    Jul 29,  · Get CORPSE COLD: NEW AMERICAN FOLKLORE in softcover, hardcover, and PDF, and your name in the acknowledgments, as well as paperback copies of Brhel and Sullivan's TALES FROM VALLEYVIEW CEMETERY and AT THE CEMETERY GATES: YEAR ONE, all . Note: If you're looking for a free download links of American Folklore: An Encyclopedia Pdf, epub, docx and torrent then this site is not for you. rangelyautomuseum.com only do ebook promotions online and we does not distribute any free download of ebook on this site.

    The book balances its reading level so that it is accessible to general readers, but its content is grounded in solid scholarship. It's also a fine source for finding quick references to various topics of interest in the study of folk belief, legends, traditional music, folk dance, customs, and other folklore genres/5(2). North American continent and briefly discuss the history of Native peoples in North America. In addition, we consider the ten culture areas American anthro-pologists use to organize the study of topics related to Native Americans, in-cluding mythology, and the sources and development of the study of Native American myths.


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Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. Folklore consists of legends, music, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, stories, tall tales, and customs that are the traditions of a culture, subculture, or rangelyautomuseum.com is also the set of practices through which those expressive genres are shared.

The study of folklore is sometimes called folkloristics. In usage, there is a continuum between folklore and mythology.

In his honor, the American Folklore Society awards the Benjamin A. Botkin Prize to individuals whose work in documenting American folklore has deepened the conversation of the way in which people create an art that reflects their reality and transmits culture and rangelyautomuseum.com mater: Harvard University, Columbia University.

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They exist in the periphery of our memory, and reading them again is like coming home to hear familiar stories from a favorite grandmother " - Matt Staggs, rangelyautomuseum.com Retellings of American folktales, tall tales, myths and legends, Native American myths, weather folklore, ghost stories, and more from each of the 50 United States of.

10 African and African American Folktales for Children by Zanny Love February 1, America is a country rich in history and stories. As a melting pot of cultures. African-American folklore, like the folklore of any other people, is a tradition that is community based. Folklore expresses the sensibilities and feelings of a group rather than those of any one individual.

Communities use folk traditions to maintain a connection to the past even as a community evolves and changes over time. Here, grounded firmly in American history, is a skilled folklorist’s survey of the entire field of America’s folklore—from colonization to mass culture.

Tracing the forms and content of American folklore, Mr. Dorson reveals the richness, pathos, and humor of genuine folklore, which he distinguishes from the "fakelore" of popularizers and chauvinists. At the same time, however, he shows. Explore our list of Folklore & Mythology Books at Barnes & Noble®.

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Simon J. Bronner Bio:Simon J. Bronner received his Ph.D. in Folklore and American Studies from Indiana University. He became editor of the Encyclopedia of American Studies, then he became editor of the journals Material Culture and Folklore Historian and now edits book series entitled Material Worlds for the University Press of Kentucky and Jewish Cultural Studies.5/5(2).

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