American Children's Folklore

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Simon J. Bronner
August House, 1988 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 281 pages
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Concentrating on lore gathered since World War II, Bronner shows the resilience of children's folklore--how it has incorporated social change and regional differences while remaining very similar through several generations and across the United States.

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Simon J. Bronner is Distinguished Professor of Folklore and American Studies and Coordinator of American Studies at Penn State University-Harrisburg. He is also director of the Center for Pennsylvania Culture Studies and former president of the Pennsylvania Folklore Society. He has written and edited many books, including Consuming Visions: Accumulation and Display of Goods in America, 1880-1920 (1989).

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