Study of American Folklore: An Introduction

Study of American Folklore: An Introduction

by Jan Harold Brunvand
     
 
The definitive introduction to American folklore. Distinguished folklorist Jan Harold Brunvand, famous for his collections of 'urban legends,' offers readers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the field of folklore. New to the fourth edition are 67 "Focus" boxes that provide in-depth examples of folk genres, research methods, and theoretical approaches, and

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The definitive introduction to American folklore. Distinguished folklorist Jan Harold Brunvand, famous for his collections of 'urban legends,' offers readers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the field of folklore. New to the fourth edition are 67 "Focus" boxes that provide in-depth examples of folk genres, research methods, and theoretical approaches, and over 70 photographs that illustrate material and performative folk traditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393098037
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/1968

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