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The study of American folklore

an introduction.

by Jan Harold Brunvand

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Published by W. W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- United States,
    • Folklore -- Methodology,
    • United States -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR105 .B7 1968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 383 p.
      Number of Pages383
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5605091M
      LC Control Number68012178

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      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: The field of folklore --The study of folklore --Folk groups: bearers of American folk tradition --Folk speech and naming --Proverbs and proverbial lore --Riddles and other verbal puzzles --Rhymes and folk poetry --Myths and motifs --Legends and anecdotes --Folktales Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Study of American Folklore: An Introduction by Jan Harold Brunvand (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! › eBay › Books › Nonfiction.

        Jan Harold Brunvand (born Ma ) is an American folklorist, researcher, writer, public speaker, and professor emeritus of English at the University of Utah.. Brunvand is best known for popularizing the concept of the urban legend, a form of modern folklore or story telling. Urban Legends are "too good to be true" stories that travel by word of mouth, by print or the internet and are All about The Study of American Folklore: An Introduction by Jan Harold Brunvand. introductin to American folklore. First words: Preface [to the third edition]Since the publication of the first edition of this textbook in , the study of folklore in the United States has advanced greatly. Book


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