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The Study of American Folklore : An Introduction
by Jan Brunvand

Overview - The definitive introduction to American folklore. Distinguished folklorist Jan Harold Brunvand, famous for his collections of 'urban legends,' offers readers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the field of folklore. New to the fourth edition are 67 "Focus" boxes that provide in-depth examples of folk genres, research methods, and theoretical approaches, and over 70 photographs that illustrate material and performative folk traditions.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The definitive introduction to American folklore. Distinguished folklorist Jan Harold Brunvand, famous for his collections of 'urban legends,' offers readers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the field of folklore. New to the fourth edition are 67 "Focus" boxes that provide in-depth examples of folk genres, research methods, and theoretical approaches, and over 70 photographs that illustrate material and performative folk traditions.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393972238
  • ISBN-10: 0393972232
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: January 1998
  • Page Count: 672


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