American Folklore: An Encyclopedia (Garland Reference by Jan Harold Brunvand

By Jan Harold Brunvand

comprises over 500 articles
Ranging over foodways and folksongs, quiltmaking and laptop lore, Pecos invoice, Butch Cassidy, and Elvis sightings, greater than 500 articles highlight people literature, tune, and crafts; activities and vacation trips; tall stories and mythical figures; genres and types; scholarly techniques and theories; areas and ethnic teams; performers and creditors; writers and students; non secular ideals and practices. The alphabetically prepared entries differ from concise definitions to particular surveys, every one observed by way of a quick, updated bibliography.
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*More than 2000 members
*Over 500 articles highlight people literature, tune, crafts, and extra
*Alphabetically prepared
*Entries followed through updated bibliographies
*Edited by means of America's best-known folklore authority

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