American Regional Folklore
  • Author : Terry Ann Mood
  • Release Date : 30 January 2023
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 476
  • ISBN 13 : 9781576076200

American Regional Folklore Book Summary

An easy-to-use guide to American regional folklore with advice on conducting research, regional essays, and a selective annotated bibliography. * Fully annotated bibliographies on the folklore of each of eight regions of the United States * Engaging overview essays by folklore scholars introduce each of the U.S. regions covered * A list of literary authors who incorporate folklore themes in their writings, together with a brief list of some of their major works * A list of folklore-related museums, with addresses and phone numbers, a list of folklore journals, and, when possible, a list of websites

American Regional Folklore

American Regional Folklore

Author : Terry Ann Mood
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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An easy-to-use guide to American regional folklore with advice on conducting research, regional essays, and a selective annotated bibliography. * Fully annotated bibliographies on the folklore of each of eight regions of the United States * Engaging overview essays by folklore scholars introduce each of the U.S. regions covered * A list ...

Encyclopedia of American Folklore

Encyclopedia of American Folklore

Author : Linda Watts
Publisher : Infobase Holdings, Inc
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Folklore has been described as the unwritten literature of a culture: its songs, stories, sayings, games, rituals, beliefs, and ways of life. Encyclopedia of American Folklore helps readers explore topics, terms, themes, figures, and issues related to this popular subject. This comprehensive reference guide addresses the needs of multiple audiences, ...

Handbook of American Folklore

Handbook of American Folklore

Author : Richard M. Dorson
Publisher : Indiana University Press
Genre : Social Science
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Includes material on interpretation methods and presentation of research....

American Folklore

American Folklore

Author : Jan Harold Brunvand
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Contains over 500 articles Ranging over foodways and folksongs, quiltmaking and computer lore, Pecos Bill, Butch Cassidy, and Elvis sightings, more than 500 articles spotlight folk literature, music, and crafts; sports and holidays; tall tales and legendary figures; genres and forms; scholarly approaches and theories; regions and ethnic groups; performers and collectors; ...

Buying the Wind

Buying the Wind

Author : Richard M. Dorson
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Genre : Social Science
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Selection of tales, songs, riddles, proverbs and other items of folklore from seven regional cultures of the U.S.A....

Folklore

Folklore

Author : Charlie T. McCormick,Kim Kennedy White
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Genre : Social Science
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Written by an international team of acclaimed folklorists, this reference text provides a cross-cultural survey of the major types and methods of inquiry in folklore. * Contains contributions from major scholars such as David Leeming, Linda Degh, and Dan Ben-Amos * Numerous photographs bring the subject material to life * More than 300 entries, ...

Regional Folklore

Regional Folklore

Author : Ann E. Vitale
Publisher : Broomall, Pa. : Mason Crest Publishers
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Folklore of the geographical regions of the United States and eastern Canada is explored....

Folklore

Folklore

Author : Thomas A. Green
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Genre : Social Science
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Designed for students, scholars, and general readers, this work focuses on folklore forms and methods from a cross-cultural, theoretical perspective. * Entries are cross referenced, and each includes a select bibliography to serve as a guide to in depth research...