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Companion to Folklore

ISBN-10: 1405194995

ISBN-13: 9781405194990

Edition: 2012

Authors: Regina F. Bendix, Galit Hasan-Rokem

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A Companion to Folklore offers a broad overview of the field that has evolved over the last few decades into an exploration of the human propensity to view folklore studies around the world as they are shaped by memory, current discourses, institutional practices, and ideologies. Top scholars will be enlisted to provide the most up–to–date and comprehensive coverage of developments in the field, and this new companion will be an authoritative guide for researchers, instructors and students in anthropology, folklore, and public history.
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Book details

List price: $243.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/23/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 680
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Notes on Contributors
Introduction
Concepts and Phenomena
Introduction: Concepts and Phenomena
The Social Base of Folklore
Tradition Without End
The Poetics of Folklore
Three Aspects of Oral Textuality
Performance
Myth-Ritual-Symbol
Religious Practice
Work and Professions
Material Culture
Location
Introduction: Location
Translingual Folklore and Folklorics in China
Japan
India
Oceania
Folklore and Folklore Studies in Latin America
Folklore Studies in the United States
Dancing Around Folklore: Constructing a National Culture in Turkey
Folklore Studies In Israel
Fulani (Peul, Fulfulde, Pulaar) Literature
From Volkshunde to the "Field of Many Names": Folklore Studies in German-Speaking Europe Since 1945
Finland
Ireland
Russia
Reflection
Introduction: Reflection
Folklore and Literature
Folklore and/in Music
Folklore and/on Film
Cultural Heritage
Cultural Property
Folklore: Legal and Constitutional Power
Practice
Introduction: Practice
Seeing, Hearing, Feeling, Writing: Approaches and Methods from the Perspective of Ethnological Analysis of the Present
Imagining Public Folklore
The Institutionalization of Folklore
Index