The Study of American Folklore: An Introduction / Edition 4 by Jan Harold Brunvand | 9780393972238 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
The Study of American Folklore: An Introduction / Edition 4

The Study of American Folklore: An Introduction / Edition 4

by Jan Harold Brunvand
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393972232

ISBN-13: 9780393972238

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

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

Overview

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:
9780393972238
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
672
Sales rank:
205,782
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)

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