Feminist Theory and the Study of Folklore

ISBN-10: 0252063139

ISBN-13: 9780252063138

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Description: Taking a performance-centered perspective on folklore, contributors to this volume challenge patriarchal assumptions of the past and rethink old topics from a feminist perspective while opening new areas of research. In eighteen chapters the book covers girls' games, political cartoons, quilting, Pentecostal preachers, daily housework, Egyptian goddesses, tall tales, and birth. This hallmark collection of feminist folklore will be a valuable resource for scholars and other interested readers.

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Book details

List price: $26.00
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 12/1/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Preface
Prologue: "It's Okay Once You Get It Past the Teeth" and Other Feminist Paradigms for Folklore Studies
Challenging the Canon: Folklore Theory Reconsidered from Feminist Perspectives
The Creator Gods: Romantic Nationalism and the En-genderment of Women in Folklore
Absent Gender, Silent Encounter
A Feminist Folklorist Encounters the Folk: Can Praxis Make Perfect?
Gender and Genre
"Giving an Altar to St. Joseph": A Feminist Perspective on a Patronal Feast
Waking Up the Dead: Old Texts and New Critical Directions
"You Have to Do It with Style": Girls' Games and Girls' Gaming
Accomplishing Social Organization in Girls' Play: Patterns of Competition and Cooperation in an African American Working-Class Girls' Group
Women's Aesthetics and the Quilting Process
Reclaiming the Power of the Margins: Gendered Speech in the Kalevala
Ancient Egyptian Women and the Sky Goddess Nut
Women, Reproduction, and Religion in Western Puebloan Society
Peasant Grandmother, Hunting Helpmate, Silent Wife: Women and Text in Gascon Tall Tales
Access to the Pulpit: Reproductive Images and Maternal Strategies of the Pentecostal Female Pastor
Feminist Lenses and Female Folklore
Why Folklorists Should Study Housework
The Technocratic Model of Birth
Peace Work out of Piecework: Feminist Needlework Metaphors and The Ribbon around the Pentagon
Politics and Gender: Geraldine Ferraro in the Editorial Cartoons
Straight Talk from "Crooked" Women
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