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Literary Folkloristics and the Personal Narrative

Literary Folkloristics and the Personal Narrative

Sandra Dolby

In less than twenty years after its publication Sandra Dolby's seminal work on Literary Folkloristics and the Personal Narrative has become a classic in folklore and narrative studies. In fact, no scholar or student can be engaged in the study of personal narratives without this ground-breaking work. Dolby's pioneering work has won international acclaim with its theoretical discussion of literary folkloristics...
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Fields of Folklore: Essays in Honor of Kenneth S. Goldstein

Fields of Folklore: Essays in Honor of Kenneth S. Goldstein

Edited by Roger D. Abrahams.

This wide-ranging collection includes articles by twenty of the world's most eminent folkorists who have come together to honor their colleagure Kenneth S. Goldstein, professor, scholar, book publisher, record producer, collector, chairman of the Department of Folklore and Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania, editor of the Journal of American Folklore...
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Reading Takelma Texts

Reading Takelma Texts

Dell Hymes
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Emergence of Folklore in Everyday Life: A Fieldguide and Sourcebook

Emergence of Folklore in Everyday Life: A Fieldguide and Sourcebook

Edited by George Schoemaker
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Toward New Perspectives in Folklore

Toward New Perspectives in Folklore

Edited by Américo Paredes and Richard Bauman

When the American Folklore Society first published Toward New Perspectives in Folklore in 1972, the volume was quickly recognized as a collection of essays "destined to be an oft-cited work." Indeed, during the last three decades scholars have described its publication as a watershed in the study of vernacular cultural expression.
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Let the Inside Be Sweet

Let the Inside Be Sweet

by Ruth M. Stone
“With the publication of Let the Inside Be Sweet in 1982, Ruth M. Stone broke new methodological and analytical ground in ethnomusicology and related disciplines. Let the Inside Be Sweet was the first ethnomusicological monograph to make use of the feedback interview, a method now pervasive in ethnographic research."

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Log Buildings of Southern Indiana

Log Buildings of Southern Indiana

Authored by Warren E. Roberts

When a person set out to build his house in southern Indiana a century ago, a series of complex decisions had to be made: Shaped log or hewn-and-chinked? Dog-trot or I-house? Which neighbors can help? How many of the seventy-five necessary tools must be bought or made? How much time is available? How these decisions were made and how these structures were built can be found in Log Buildings of Southern Indiana, an invaluable book for anyone interested in the history...
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Folklore on Two Continents

Folklore on Two Continents

Essays in Honor of Linda Dégh. Edited by Nikolai Burlakoff and Carl Lindahl.
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