American Folklore: An Encyclopedia (Garland Reference - download pdf or read online

By Jan Harold Brunvand

includes over 500 articles
Ranging over foodways and folksongs, quiltmaking and desktop lore, Pecos invoice, Butch Cassidy, and Elvis sightings, greater than 500 articles highlight folks literature, song, and crafts; activities and vacations; tall stories and mythical figures; genres and types; scholarly techniques and theories; areas and ethnic teams; performers and creditors; writers and students; spiritual ideals and practices. The alphabetically prepared entries range from concise definitions to exact surveys, every one observed through a short, up to date bibliography.
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*Over 500 articles highlight people literature, tune, crafts, and extra
*Alphabetically prepared
*Entries followed via up to date bibliographies
*Edited through America's best-known folklore authority

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