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Folklore, Literature, and Cultural Theory

Collected Essays (New Perspectives in Folklore)

by Cathy Preston

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Oral And Folk Literature,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Folklore in literature,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Literature and folklore

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8122685M
    ISBN 100824072715
    ISBN 109780824072711


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Roemer Folklore and the Literature of Exile / Mark E. Tying folklore to larger trends in Western cultural thought, leaving behind narrow concerns with genre or fossilized expressive forms, Humble Theory showcases the potential of folkloristics to contribute meaningfully to interdisciplinary conversations about culture.

", Journal of Folklore Research "Humble Theory is a big book. From a small scholarly field, it announces the Author: Dorothy Noyes. Folklore, Literature, and Cultural Theory: Collected Essays - New Perspectives in Folklore 2 (Hardback) Cathy L.

Preston (editor). Indiana University Bloomington. Office of Scholarly Publishing Herman B Wells Library E 10th Street Bloomington Indiana   Folklore: Electronic Journal of Folklore publishes original academic studies in folklore studies, comparative mythological research, cultural anthropology and related fields.

The Journal of Folklore Research, provides an international forum for current theory and research among scholars of traditional cultures. Each issue includes articles of theoretical interest to folklore and ethnomusicology as international disciplines, as well as essays that address the fieldwork experience and the intellectual history of folklore.

Contributors include scholars and professionals in such additional fields as anthropology, area studies, communication, cultural studies.

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 across both. Winner • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work Folklore Winner • Anne Izard Storytellers’ Choice Award Holiday Gift Guide Selection • Indiewire, San Francisco Chronicle, and Minneapolis Star-Tribune These nearly African American folktales animate our past and reclaim a lost cultural legacy to redefine American 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 societies belongs to the.

The essays of Alan Dundes virtually created the meaning of folklore as an American academic discipline. Yet many of them went quickly out of print after their initial publication in far-flung journals. 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. My research focuses on folklore, literature and popular culture, primarily in Japan.

I am interested in how cultural phenomena and beliefs—particularly those associated with the supernatural—are articulated through textual and visual media as well as performance, ritual and everyday contexts. Some of the best folklore and Grimm scholars from Europe and the U.S. combined to give an excellent overview of the scholarly research and current critical thought regarding Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm and their hugely popular Grimm's Fairy Tales The book is directed to the general educated public and is very readable.

A zombie, according to pop culture and folklore, is usually either a reawakened corpse with a ravenous appetite or someone bitten by another zombie infected with a “zombie virus.”. Jack David Zipes is a professor emeritus of German, comparative literature, and cultural studies, who has published and lectured on German literature, critical theory, German Jewish culture, children's literature, and folklore.

In the latter part of his career he translated two major editions of the tales of the Brothers Grimm and focused on fairy tales, their evolution, and their social and political role in. Different countries also developed their folklore programs at different paces and with different emphases; one common trend is that in nations or regions where people were colonized or otherwise oppressed, folklore studies often became a rallying cry for groups wanting to assert their shared cultural heritage.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Cultural Theory. Only when we look objectively at the quantity and quality of folklore that permeates picture-book literature—and I exclude literature for older children with great reluctance and solely for the sake of a realistic scope—can we look at specific cultural traditions and the various ways they have been translated into picture-book folklore for.

The forms of folklore are thus regarded as the cores at the hearts of artistic forms. They are the primitive, crude expressions out of which the literary, visual, and musical cultural heritage of the peoples of the world has emerged. Folklore comprises the symbolic forms at the base of the complex expressions of literate societies.

Multicultural literature can provide insight into a culture's thoughts and beliefs. As you read these stories, we can learn about the history, people, and experiences of other cultures.

The Center for Folklore Studies mourns the passing of Dr. Jean (Mayo) MacLaughlin on Octo Trained at the Folklore Institute at Indiana University (MAPhD ), Jean joined the. With the exception of Native American lore, folklore, like language and literature, came to this country as part of the cultural baggage of the various waves of its settlers.

In the South its sources were mainly British, African, and French, with important admixtures of Spanish and German, and touches of. CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture (), the peer-reviewed, full-text, and open-access journal, publishes new scholarship in theory and criticism, comparative literature, and cultural studies.

A lively excursion into Japanese folklore and its ever-expanding influence on global popular culture through the concept of yokai. Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Broadly labeled yokai, these creatures come in infinite shapes and sizes, from tengu mountain goblins and kappa water spirits to shape.

Click the cover for more details about the book. Birds: Myth, lore & legend, by Rachel Warren Chadd and Marianne Taylor (Bloomsbury, August ) “draws on historical accounts and scientific literature to reveal how colourful tales or superstitions were shaped by human imagination from each bird’s behaviour or appearance,” states the.

And while the other books on this list are ostensibly set in Japan, this book is place-less, it transcends space and culture. It is, in many ways, the perfect book on which to end our exploration. evolution of the vampire in folklore, representing fear of those who refused to assimilate to cultural norms and symbolizing a host of societal anxieties about sexual, religious, and cultural nonconformity.

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