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Author Dundes, Alan.

Title The meaning of folklore : the analytical essays of Alan Dundes / edited and introduced by Simon J. Bronner.

Imprint Logan : Utah State University Press, ©2007.


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Description 1 online resource (xv, 443 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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/Lévi 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.
Summary Compilation of Dundes's most important analytical work, including many widely unavailable essays. Edited by Simon Bronner.
Note Print version record.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Language English.
Subject Dundes, Alan.
Dundes, Alan.
Dundes, Alan. (OCoLC)fst00035292
Social Sciences.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Folklore & Mythology.
Folklore. (OCoLC)fst00930306
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Bronner, Simon J.
Other Form: Print version: Dundes, Alan. Meaning of folklore. Logan : Utah State University Press, ©2007 9780874216837 0874216834 (DLC) 2007033333 (OCoLC)165957291
ISBN 9780874216844 (electronic bk.)
0874216842 (electronic bk.)
9780874216837 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0874216834 (cloth ; alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000048788643
AU@ 000051394228
DEBBG BV043959698
DEBSZ 396315941
DEBSZ 481264930
GBVCP 1008653136
NZ1 14250990

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