An excellent guide for collectors and students, this invaluable primer on the study of folklore includes an elementary introduction to the scientific aspects of the subject, information on types of folklore such as magic and divination, beliefs about reincarnation, regional customs and superstitions, and guidelines for collecting.
|Publisher:||Barnes & Noble|
|Series:||Barnes & Noble Digital Library|
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|File size:||200 KB|
|Age Range:||3 Months to 18 Years|
About the Author
George Laurence Gomme (1853–1916) was a highly respected British folklorist. He helped found both the Victoria County History and, with his wife Alice Bertha Gomme, the Folklore Society. He was knighted in 1911. He went on to immerse himself in the study of history and folklore, writing books such as Folklore Relics of Early Village Life, Ethnology in Folklore, and The Making of London.