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Handbook of American folklore

Handbook of American folklore

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- United States,
    • United States -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Richard M. Dorson ; Inta Gale Carpenter, associate editor ; Elizabeth Peterson, Angela Maniak, assistant editors ; with an introduction by W. Edson Richmond.
      ContributionsDorson, Richard Mercer, 1916-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR105 .H36 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 584 p. :
      Number of Pages584
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3506396M
      ISBN 100253327067
      LC Control Number82047574


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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. Forty-three comprehensive and diverse chapters delve into significant themes and methods of folklore and folklife study; established expressions and activities; spheres and locations of folkloric action Brand: Oxford University Press.

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To cover the contextual and behavioral aspects as well as textual materials of American folklore and folklife studies, the handbook contains forty-three chapters under four major headings of (1) background, theory, and practice; (2) genres, processes, and practitioners; (3) settings, contexts, and institutions; and (4) groups, networks, and communities.

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