American Folklore Studies: An Intellectual History

American Folklore Studies: An Intellectual History

by Simon J. Bronner
     
 

"A superb sophisticated discussion of reigning folklore theories . . . stimulating and provocative. There is nothing like this book in print. It will inspire a good deal of discussion . . ."—Alan Dundes, author of Interpreting Folklore and editor of The Study of Folklore

"Simon Bronner is the leading historian of the folklore studies discipline

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"A superb sophisticated discussion of reigning folklore theories . . . stimulating and provocative. There is nothing like this book in print. It will inspire a good deal of discussion . . ."—Alan Dundes, author of Interpreting Folklore and editor of The Study of Folklore

"Simon Bronner is the leading historian of the folklore studies discipline in America, and this book offers the richness of his knowledge. . . . Indeed, it is a landmark."—Howard W. Marshall, author of Folk Architecture in Little Dixie: A Regional Culture in Missouri

Author Biography: Simon Bronner, associate professor of folklore and American studies at The Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg, is the author of Grasping Things: Folk Material Culture and Mass Society in America and Chain Carvers: Old Men Crafting Meaning and editor of The Folklore Historian.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700603060
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
10/01/1986
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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