BN.com Gift Guide

Folkloristics: An Introduction / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$10.47
(Save 60%)
Est. Return Date: 01/19/2015
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$18.09
(Save 30%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 92%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (31) from $1.99   
  • New (10) from $20.51   
  • Used (21) from $1.99   

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

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780253209948
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/1995
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 705,827
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.86 (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.

Indiana University Press

Read More Show Less

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

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)