The Study of American Folklore: An Introduction

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Norton, 1998 - Literary Criticism - 640 pages
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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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As the title implies this is an introductory of American folklore. Read full review

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He lives in Salt Lake City, where he is professor emeritus at the University of Utah.

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