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American Folklore An Encyclopedia



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EBook Description: Author: Jan Brunvand Release: 1998 Publisher: Routledge Format: PDF 812 pages ISBN: 0815333501 (0-8153-3350-1) ISBN 13: 9780815333500 (978-0-8153-3350-0) Description: Contains over 500 articles Ranging over foodways and folksongs, quiltmaking and computer lore, Pecos Bill, Butch Cassidy, and Elvis sightings, more than 500 articles spotlight folk literature, music, and crafts; sports and holidays; tall tales and legendary figures; genres and forms; scholarly approaches and theories; regions and ethnic groups; performers and collectors; writers and scholars; religious beliefs and practices. The alphabetically arranged entries vary from concise definitions to detailed surveys, each accompanied by a brief, up-to-date bibliography. Special features *More than 2000 contributors *Over 500 articles spotlight folk literature, music, crafts, and more *Alphabetically arranged *Entries accompanied by up-to-date bibliographies *Edited by America''s best-known folklore authority


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