Folkloristics: An Introduction

Folkloristics: An Introduction

by Robert A Georges
     
 

""Excellent."" -- The Reader's Review

""Anybody contemplating the study and pursuit of folklore... will benefit from reading this presentation thoroughly to determine your place in this most exciting scholastic world."" -- Come-All-Ye

This is the most complete and up-to-date study of folklore and folklore methodologies available. The authors describe the

Overview

""Excellent."" -- The Reader's Review

""Anybody contemplating the study and pursuit of folklore... will benefit from reading this presentation thoroughly to determine your place in this most exciting scholastic world."" -- Come-All-Ye

This is the most complete and up-to-date study of folklore and folklore methodologies available. The authors describe the pervasiveness of folklore, including its uses in literature, films, television, cartoons, comic strips, advertising, and other media in a variety of cultures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253329349
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1995
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.22(w) x 9.34(h) x 1.14(d)

Meet the Author

ROBERT A. GEORGES is Professor Emeritus in the Folklore and Mythology Program at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of numerous publications, including (with Michael Owen Jones) People Studying People: The Human Element in Fieldwork. MICHAEL OWEN JONES is Professor in the Folklore and Mythology Program at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of Exploring Folk Art: Twenty Years of Thought on Craft, Work, and Aesthetics and co-author, with Robert A. georges, of People Studying People: The Human Element in Fieldwork.

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