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The American Concept of Folklore
The Devolutionary Premise in Folklore Theory
Identification and Interpretation
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Aarne-Thompson American culture American folklore American folklorists American Indian anal analysis analyze anthropologists appear Arthur attempt basic body child Child ballads collecting collector complementary distribution concept of folklore consists contradictive opposition contrast creation myths criticism cultural relativism defecation defined definition descriptive element devolutionary discussion dream dualism Dundes earth-diver elephant jokes ethnographic European example excrement fact fasting father feces folklorists folktales formula Freud function future genres Grail grandmother hero human important individual interest interpretation lack Lancelot latrinalia legend linguistic literary lore magic superstitions materials means metaphor Milner Mordred mother motif motifeme mythology nature Negro nonoppositional noted object Oedipal oral origin Otto Rank parents past pattern Potawatomi present Propp proverb psychological R6heim reference ritual sequence sexual shit similar specific Stith Thompson story structure suggested superstitions symbolic tale type texts theory topic-comment traditional trichotomy units urinal versions worldview Yoruba