Folk Groups And Folklore Genres Introduction: An Introduction / Edition 1

Folk Groups And Folklore Genres Introduction: An Introduction / Edition 1

by Elliott Oring
     
 

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ISBN-10: 087421128X

ISBN-13: 9780874211283

Pub. Date: 08/01/1986

Publisher: Utah State University Press

Oring's introductory folklore text consists of a series of essays by leading scholars that give the student a solid sense of major folklore topics and interpretive techniques. Since 1986, when it was first published, this book has met the need for good instructional material at a time of tremendous growth in folklore programs and introductory courses in colleges

Overview

Oring's introductory folklore text consists of a series of essays by leading scholars that give the student a solid sense of major folklore topics and interpretive techniques. Since 1986, when it was first published, this book has met the need for good instructional material at a time of tremendous growth in folklore programs and introductory courses in colleges and universities around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874211283
Publisher:
Utah State University Press
Publication date:
08/01/1986
Edition description:
1
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface,
1 On the Concepts of Folklore Elliott Oring,
2 Ethnic Groups and Ethnic Folklore Elliott Oring,
3 Religious Folklore Larry Danielson,
4 Occupational Folklore Robert McCarl,
5 Children's Folklore Jay Mechling,
6 Folk Narratives Elliott Oring,
7 Ballads and Folksongs Barre T oelken,
8 Riddles and Proverbs F. A. de Caro,
9 Folk Objects Simon J. Bronner,
10 Documenting Folklore William A. Wilson,

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