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Meaning of Folklore [electronic resource] : The Analytical Essays of Alan Dundes / edited and introduced by Simon J. Bronner.

Author/Creator:
Dundes, Alan.
Publication:
Logan : Utah State University Press, c2007. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015)
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xv, 443 p. :) illustrations
Series:
Book collections on Project MUSE.

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Subjects:
Folklore.
Dundes, Alan.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Folklore as a mirror of culture
The study of folklore in literature and culture: identification and interpretation
Metafolkore and oral literary criticism
From etic to emic units in the structural study of folktales ; postscript, the motif index and the tale-type index: a critique
How Indic parallels to the ballad of the "walled-up wife" reveal the pitfalls of parochial nationalistic folkloristics
Structuralism and folklore ; postscript, binary opposition in myth: the Propp/Levi Strauss debate in retrospect
On game morphology: a study of the structure of non-verbal folklore
The devolutionary premise in folklore theory
Folk ideas as units of worldview ; postscript, worldview in folk narrative
As the crow flies: a straightforward study of lineal worldview in American folk speech
Much ado about "sweet bugger all": getting to the bottom of a puzzle in British folk speech
Grouping lore
scientists and musicians: science in folklore
folklore in science? ; viola jokes
a study of second string humor
Medical speech and professional identity
the Gomer
a figure of American hospital folk speech ; "when you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras"
a folk medical diagnostic proverb
Getting the folk and the lore together
Gallus as phallus: a psychoanalytic cross-cultural consideration of the cockfight as fowl play
The symbolic equivalence of allomotifs: towards a method of analyzing folktales
Earth-diver: creation of the mythopoeic male ; postscript, madness in method plus a plea for projective inversion in myth
Theses on feces: scatological analysis
the folklore of wishing wells ; here I sit
a study of American latrinalia ; the kushmaker
The ritual murder or blood libel legend: a study of anti-Semitic victimization through projective inversion
On the psychology of collecting folklore ; postscript, chain letter
a folk geometric progression.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Bronner, Simon J.
Project Muse.
ISBN:
9780874216844
9780874216837 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
461265297