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Compiled to accompany the best-selling textbook, Folk Groups and Folklore Genres: An Introduction, the selections in this anthology extend the discussion in diverse directions, alert the reader to new problems, and introduce alternative perspectives. The essays include folklore classics and recent works, and are organized in sections that correspond to the chapter headings in An Introduction.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-ix
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Folkloristics: A Conception of Theory
  2. pp. 1-20
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  1. Herder, Folklore and Romantic Nationalism
  2. pp. 21-37
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  1. Tradition, Genuine or Spurious
  2. pp. 38-42
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  1. The Portal Case: Authenticity, Tourism, Traditions, and the Law
  2. pp. 43-51
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  1. The Letter in Canadian Ukrainian Folklore
  2. pp. 53-62
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  1. Folk Medicine and the Intercultural Jest
  2. pp. 63-77
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  1. Carnival in Canada: The Politics of Celebration
  2. pp. 78-86
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  1. Spacey Soviets and the Russian Attitude Toward Territorial Passage
  2. pp. 87-97
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  1. Brothers and Sisters: Pentecostals as a Religious Folk Group
  2. pp. 99-113
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  1. Ethnicity and Citizenship in the Ritual of an Israeli Synagogue
  2. pp. 114-123
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  1. You Are What You Eat: Religious Aspects of the Health Food Movement
  2. pp. 124-135
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  1. Risk and Ritual: An Interpretation of Fishermen's Folklore in a New England Community
  2. pp. 137-145
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  1. Tending Bar at Brown's: Occupational Role as Artistic Performance
  2. pp. 146-157
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  1. The Last Forty-Niner: The Uses of History in the Mother Lode
  2. pp. 158-167
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  1. The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren
  2. pp. 169-177
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  1. Transformations: The Fantasy of the Wicked Stepmother
  2. pp. 178-184
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  1. Strategy in Counting Out: An Ethnographic Folklore Field Study
  2. pp. 185-195
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  1. The Structure of the Turkish Romances
  2. pp. 210-221
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  1. The Wife Who Goes Out Like a Man, Comes Back as a Hero: The Art of Two Oregon Indian Narratives
  2. pp. 209-223
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  1. Family Misfortune Stories in American Folklore
  2. pp. 224-235
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  1. Personal Experience Narratives: Use and Meaning in Interaction
  2. pp. 236-243
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  1. A Model for Textual Variation in Folksong
  2. pp. 245-253
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  1. Oral Formulas in the Country Blues
  2. pp. 254-266
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  1. The Battle of Harlaw
  2. pp. 267-270
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  1. History and Harlaw
  2. pp. 271-278
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  1. 'Wine, Women and Song": From Martin Luther to American T-Shirts
  2. pp. 279-290
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  1. "Wise Words"; of the Western Apache
  2. pp. 291-301
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  1. "The Land Won't Burn": An Esoteric American Proverb and Its Significance
  2. pp. 302-307
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  1. Totemism and the A.E.F. Revisited
  2. pp. 308-314
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  1. The Nebraska Round Barn
  2. pp. 315-319
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  1. The Palauan Story-Board: The Evolution of a Folk Art Style
  2. pp. 320-328
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  1. Objects of Memory: Material Culture as Life Review
  2. pp. 329-338
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  1. Mediating Structures and the Significance of University Folk
  2. pp. 339-349
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  1. The Study of Folklore in Literature and Culture: Identification and Interpretation
  2. pp. 350-357
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  1. Documenting Folklore: The Annotation
  2. pp. 358-373
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  1. References Cited
  2. pp. 375-384
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780874213904
Related ISBN
9780874211405
MARC Record
OCLC
593240106
Pages
396
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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