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Folk Groups and Folklore Genres A Reader

ISBN-10: 0874211409
ISBN-13: 9780874211405
Edition: N/A
Authors: Elliott Oring
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Description: The reader's essays complement those included in the introduction, extending the discussion in diverse directions, alerting the reader to new problems, and introducing alternating perspectives.

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Book details

List price: $31.95
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
Publication date: 5/1/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 394
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

The reader's essays complement those included in the introduction, extending the discussion in diverse directions, alerting the reader to new problems, and introducing alternating perspectives.

Preface
On the Concepts of Folklore
Herder, Folklore and Romantic Nationalism
Tradition, Genuine or Spurious
The Portal Case: Authenticity, Tourism, Traditions And the Law
Ethnic Groups and Ethnic Folklore
Folk Medicine and the Intercultural Jest
Carnival in Canada: the Politics of Celebration
Spacey Soviets and the Russian Attitude Toward Territorial Passage
Religious Folklore
Ethnicity and Citizenship in the Ritual of An Israeli Synagogue Shlomo A. Deshen
You Are What You Eat: Religious Aspects of The Health Food Movement Jill Dubisch
Occupational Folklore
Tending Bar at Brown's: Occupational Role As Artistic Performance
The Last Forty-Niner: the Uses of History in The Mother Lode
Children's Folklore
Transformations: the Fantasy of The Wicked Stepmother
Strategy in Counting Out: an Ethnographic Folklore Field Study
Folk Narratives
The Wife Who Goes Out like a Man, Comes Back as A Hero: the Art of Two Oregon Indian Narratives
Family Misfortune Stories in American Folklore
Personal Experience Narratives: Use and Meaning In Interaction
Ballads and Folksongs
Oral Formulas in the Country Blues John Barnie
The Battle of Harlaw
History and Harlaw
Riddles and Proverbs
"Wise Words" of the Western Apache
"The Land Won't Burn": an Esoteric American Proverb And Its Significance
Totemism and the A.E.F. Revisited
Folk Objects
The Palauan Story-Board: the Evolution of A Folk Art Style
Objects of Memory: Material Culture as Life Review Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett
Documenting Folklore
The Study of Folklore in Literature and Culture Identification and Interpretation Alan Dundes
Documenting Folklore: the Annotation Elliott Oring
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