6 edition of Folklore and literature in the United States found in the catalog.
Folklore and literature in the United States
Steven Swann Jones
|Statement||Steven Swann Jones.|
|Series||Garland folklore bibliographies ;, v. 5, Garland reference library of the humanities ;, vol. 392|
|LC Classifications||Z1225 .J66 1984, PS169.F64 .J66 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxvii, 262 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||262|
|LC Control Number||82049182|
Read "Folklore, Literature, and Cultural Theory Collected Essays" by available from Rakuten Kobo. First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa : Taylor And Francis. The collections in the Center's Archive of Folk Culture include folk cultural material from all fifty states, as well as United States trusts, territories, and the District of Columbia. Most of these areas have been served by the American Folklife Center's cultural surveys, equipment loan program, publications, and other : Mark Dahlquist.
Folklore consists of legends, music, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, stories, tall tales, and customs that are the traditions of a culture, subculture, or is also the set of practices through which those expressive genres are shared. The study of folklore is sometimes called folkloristics. In usage, there is a continuum between folklore and mythology. The founding of the United States is often surrounded by legends and tall tales. Many stories have developed since the founding long ago to become a part of America's folklore and cultural awareness, and non-Native American folklore especially includes any narrative which has contributed to the shaping of American culture and belief systems. These narratives may be .
Folklore, Literature, and Cultural Theory Collected Essays. By Cathy L. Preston. Paperback $ Hardback $ eBook $ ISBN Book Description. First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Book Series. Native American folklore and literature, as in all cultures, is an expression of the values of the society. In Native American beliefs, there is an intimate connection between the physical and the spiritual world. All things, animate and inanimate, possess a spirit.
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Erosion and adaptation may be rapid, but the emergence of a new folklore, like the development of a distinctive and significant literature, is always slow. It was slowed further in the United States by increasing literacy, mobility, urbanization, homogenization, and the influence of.
Folklore in the United States, also known as “American folklore,” consists of traditional knowledge and cultural practices engaged by inhabitants of North America below Canada and above Mexico, states of Alaska and Hawaii, and the territories of American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and U.S.
Virgin Islands. Scholarly and public Cited by: 1. Encyclopedia of Folklore and Literature provides an inclusive survey of the authors, works, characters, themes, concepts, and scholarly methods of study associated with folklore.
This extensive reference work enables readers to trace from a cross-cultural perspective the influence of folklore on classic and contemporary literature and Folklore and literature in the United States book. Free Online Library: Folklore and creolization in United States literature.(Literary Legacies, Folklore Foundations: Selfhood and Cultural Tradition in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century American Literature, Reading Africa into American Literature: Epics, Fables, and Gothic Tales, Book Review) by "College Literature"; Literature, writing, book reviews Education Books Book.
Get this from a library. Folklore in American literature. [John T Flanagan; Arthur Palmer Hudson] -- Illustrates by representative selections of prose and poetry the artistic use of.
Welcome to American Folklore. This site contains retellings of various types of American folklore and includes folktales, legends, ghost stories and myths from each of the fifty states. Check out characters such as Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox, Pecos Bill, Johnny Appleseed and Ethan Allen as we explore American folktales from every region.
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Retellings of American folktales and legends, Native American myths, weather folklore, ghost stories and more from each of the 50 United States of. A Literary Map of the United States, This pictorial map includes small illustrations alongside the important works of literature that are plotted on the map.
Some of these works are tales of folklore or famous songs and do not include an author, such as Paul Bunyan and "The Arkansas Traveler" (the state song of Arkansas during the mid. (shelved 1 time as folklore-children) avg rating — 2, ratings — published By the time we'd met, and disposed of, the pine-bending giant Sinis, I'd become completely entranced.
Within a few months I'd read every book on myths, legends and folklore in our two nearest libraries.” ― Alan Lee. American literature is literature written or produced in the United States of America and its preceding colonies (for specific discussions of poetry and theater, see Poetry of the United States and Theater in the United States).Before the founding of the United States, the British colonies on the eastern coast of the present-day United States were heavily influenced by English literature.
Folklore, in modern usage, an academic discipline the subject matter of which (also called folklore) comprises the sum total of traditionally derived and orally or imitatively transmitted literature, material culture, and custom of subcultures within predominantly literate and technologically advanced societies; comparable study among wholly or mainly nonliterate.
The darkest fears and wildest dreams of people throughout history survive in legends, fairy tales, and bedtime stories. A respected Celtic expert, Bob Curran explores nineteen regional tales from all over the United States and traces their origins to the ancient mythology of Ireland, Scotland, and the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Celtic Europeans brought their.
This is an authoritative presentation and discussion of the most basic thematic elements universally found in folklore and literature. The reference provides a detailed analysis of the most common archetypes or motifs found in the folklore of selected communities around the world.3/5(1). Lomax in his handsome and meticulously edited book, The Folk Songs of North America, But in some ways the United States has lagged behind Europe in its appreciation of folklore and its artistic potentialities.
The appearance of folk themes in the music, painting, and literature of the Old World has long been familiar. Folk airs appear. African-American folklore, like the folklore of any other people, is a tradition that is community based.
Folklore expresses the sensibilities and feelings of a group rather than those of any one individual. Communities use folk traditions to maintain a connection to the past even as a community evolves and changes over time.
Folklore studies, also known as folkloristics, and occasionally tradition studies or folk life studies in the United Kingdom, is the branch of anthropology devoted to the study of term, along with its synonyms, gained currency in the s to distinguish the academic study of traditional culture from the folklore artifacts themselves.
It became established as a field. Folk literature, also called folklore or oral tradition, the lore (traditional knowledge and beliefs) of cultures having no written language.
It is transmitted by word of mouth and consists, as does written literature, of both prose and verse narratives, poems and songs, myths, dramas, rituals, proverbs, riddles, and the all known peoples, now or in the past, have produced it.
According to the Dictionary of American History, the United States has developed a rich seam of folklore that reflects both the nation's rapid transformation from agrarian to industrial and the multicultural society which has emerged from that transformation.
Whether it be Mormons in Utah, Pennsylvania Amish, Cajuns from Louisiana, Appalachian mountaineers, Author: Emily Brown.This book is a landmark in folklore studies in the United States.
It is a virtual cornucopia of riches, and features the work of sixty scholars and practitioners, representing a multitude of approaches to the discipline.3/5(1).Legends › United States (20) Large type books (15) Tales › Ireland (15) Knights and knighthood › Folklore (14) Arthurian romances (13) United States › Social life and customs (13) Folklore › China (13) Witchcraft (12) Arthurian romances › Adaptations (11) African Americans › Folklore (11) Juvenile literature (10) Folklore.