Coupon
Encyclopedia of Urban Legends
by Jan Harold Brunvand


Overview - We all know those stories that are too bizarre to be true roasted babies, vanishing hitchhikers, scuba divers in trees but have you heard about the ice man or the bullet baby? This comprehensive and compellingly readable reference work will answer all your urban legend questions, offering alphabetical entries on every aspect of the subject, including descriptions of hundreds of individual legends and their variations, legend themes, and scholarly approaches to the genre.  Read more...

 
Paperback
  • $37.95

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

In Stock.

FREE Shipping for Club Members
 
> Check In-Store Availability

In-Store pricing may vary

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 95 copies from $3.32
 
eBook
Retail Price: $119.00
$89.40

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

Download

 
 
 

More About Encyclopedia of Urban Legends by Jan Harold Brunvand
 
 
 
Overview
We all know those stories that are too bizarre to be true roasted babies, vanishing hitchhikers, scuba divers in trees but have you heard about the ice man or the bullet baby? This comprehensive and compellingly readable reference work will answer all your urban legend questions, offering alphabetical entries on every aspect of the subject, including descriptions of hundreds of individual legends and their variations, legend themes, and scholarly approaches to the genre. Other entries discuss the relationship of urban legends to literature, film, comic books, music, and many other areas of popular culture. A Booklist Editors' Choice 2001 Reference Book. "Unlike most encyclopedias, this one may be read cover to cover." Choice "Compiled by the foremost authority on this form of contemporary folklore....Superb." Library Journal"

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780393323580
  • ISBN-10: 0393323587
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: November 2002
  • Page Count: 560
  • Dimensions: 10.02 x 7.1 x 1.21 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.52 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Social Science > Folklore & Mythology
Books > Social Science > Popular Culture - General

 
BAM Customer Reviews