Folkloristics: An Introduction / Edition 1

Folkloristics: An Introduction / Edition 1

by Robert A. Georges, Michael Owen Jones
     
 

ISBN-10: 0253209943

ISBN-13: 9780253209948

Pub. Date: 10/28/1995

Publisher: Indiana University Press

"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

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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.

Indiana University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253209948
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,257,383
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Folklore and Its Study

Folkore As Historical Artifact
Chapter 2: Folkloristics as an Historical Science
Chapter 3: Survival, Continuity, Revival, and Historical Source

Folklore As Describable and Transmissible Entity
Chapter 4: Folklore as Genre and Type
Chapter 5: The Dissemination of Folklore

Folklore As Culture
Chapter 6: Folklore in Cultural Contexts
Chapter 7: Folklore in the Culture of Groups in Contact

Folklore As Behavior
Chapter 8: Folklore and Human Psychology
Chapter 9: Folklore as Personal Resource

Conclusion
Chapter 10: In Retrospect

Index

Indiana University Press

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