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Folklore : an encyclopedia of beliefs, customs, tales, music, and art

Author: Charlie T McCormick; Kim Kennedy White
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2011.
Series: Gale virtual reference library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Provides a cross-cultural survey of the major types and methods of inquiry in folklore to define the identity of every culture in the world.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Folklore.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2011
(DLC) 2010039858
(OCoLC)664451073
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charlie T McCormick; Kim Kennedy White
ISBN: 9781598842425 1598842420
OCLC Number: 694734640
Description: 1 online resource (3 volumes (xxiii, 1260 pages)) : illustrations.
Contents: v. 1. Academic Programs in Folklore, International --
Academic Programs in Folklore, North American --
Acculturation --
Activism --
Aesthetics --
African American Folklore --
African Folklore --
Aging --
Altar, Home --
Amerasians: Folklores of Mixed Heritage, Mixed Race Asian Americans --
American Indian Folklore Scholarship --
American Indian Tales --
Anansi --
Anecdote --
Animals --
Animal Tale --
Anthropological Approach --
Anthropology, Symbolic --
Antiquarianism --
Appalachian Folklore --
Apparitions --
Applied Folklore/Folkloristics --
Arab Gulf States Folklore --
Arabian Nights --
Archetype --
Architecture, Folk --
Archives and Archiving --
Art, Folk --
Arthurian Lore --
Asian American Humor and Folklore --
Asian American Literature and Folklore --
Asian American Popular Culture and Folklore --
Assault, Supernatural --
Audience --
Authenticity --
Autograph Book --
Ballad --
Bard --
Beauty and the Beast --
Belief, Folk --
Belief Tale --
Bluegrass: Homegrown Music --
Borderlands Folklore --
Broadside Ballad --
Cantometrics --
Carnival --
Celtic Folklore and Mythology --
Chapbook --
Charivari/Shivaree --
Charm --
Childbirth and Childrearing --
Children's Folk Heroes --
Children's Folklore --
Chinese Folklore --
Choreometrics --
Cinderella --
Clever Question/Wisdom Question --
Communal Origins Theory --
Communitas --
Community-Based Research --
Comparative Mythology --
Computer-Mediated Folklore --
Conduit Theory/Multiconduit Theory --
Contestation --
Context --
Cosmology --
Costume, Folk --
Craft, Folk --
Creation Myths --
Cryptozoology --
Cultural Property --
Cultural Relativism --
Cultural Studies --
Culture Hero --
Custom --
Cyberculture --
Dance, Folk --
Deathlore --
Deconstruction --
Diachronic/Synchronic --
Dialogism --
Diffusion --
Dilemma Tales --
Discourse Analysis --
Dite --
Divination --
Drama, Folk. v. 2. Emic/Etic --
Enigma, Folk --
Environmentalism --
Ephemera --
Epic --
Epic Laws --
Erotic Folklore --
Eschatology --
Esoteric/Exoteric Factor --
Ethnic Folklore --
Ethnoaesthetics --
Ethnography --
Ethnology --
Ethnomusicology --
Ethnopoetics --
Etiological Narrative --
Euhemerism --
Evolutionary Theory --
Exorcism --
F: Fabulate --
Faerie and Fairy Lore --
Fairy Tale Heroes --
Fakelore --
Family Folklore --
Feast --
Feminist Perspectives on Folklore Scholarship --
Festival --
Fieldwork --
Film, Folklore --
Folk Culture --
Folk Group --
Folklife --
Folklore --
Folklorismus/Folklorism --
Folk Schools --
Folksong, Lyric --
Folksong, Narrative --
Folktale --
Foodways --
Fool --
Formula --
Frame --
Freedom Songs --
Freudian Psychology --
Frontier Folk Heroes --
Functionalism --
G Games, Folk --
Gay (LGBTQ) Studies and Queer Theory --
Gender --
Genre --
Gesture --
Gesunkenes Kulturgut --
Giants --
Globalization --
Gossip --
Graffiti --
Great Tradition/Little Tradition --
Grimm Brothers --
H Helpers, Folk --
Hemispheric Approach --
Hero/Heroine, Folk --
Historical Analysis --
Historic-Geographic Method --
History, Folk --
History, Oral --
Holidays and Commemorations --
Hybrid --
Hymn, Folk --
I Icelandic Sagas --
Immigration --
Indian Folklore --
Inscription --
Internet --
Invented Tradition --
J Jack and the Beanstalk --
Japanese Folklore --
Jewelry --
Jewish Folktales --
Joke --
Jungian Psychology --
K King Arthur --
L Language, Play --
Language, Secret --
Latino Folklore --
Legend --
Legend, Contemporary --
Legend, Urban --
Life-Cycle Ritual --
Life History --
Liminality --
Linguistic Approach --
Literary Approach --
Little Red Riding Hood --
Local Heroes. v. 3. Magic --
Magicians --
Magic Tale --
Martial Arts and Folklore --
Marxist Approach --
Mask --
Material Culture --
Medicine, Folk --
Memorate --
Memorial Shrine --
Metacommunication --
Midwifery --
Migration --
Mnemonic --
Mobility --
Modernization --
Monogenesis/Polygenesis --
Motif --
Mumming --
Museum, Folk --
Music, Folk --
Musical Instrument, Folk --
Myth --
Myth-Ritual Theory --
National Folk Heroes --
Neck Riddle --
Night Hag --
Obscenity --
Occupational Folk Heroes --
Occupational Folklife/Folklore --
Oikotype/Oicotype --
Onomastics --
Oral-Formulaic Theory --
Oral Tradition --
Orgaynizational Folklore --
Paradigmatic/Syntagmatic --
Parody --
Participant-Observation Method --
Pennsylvania Dutch Folklore --
Performance --
Personal Experience Narrative --
Phenomenology --
Philological Approach --
Photography, Folk --
Pilgrimage --
Place --
Poetry, Folk --
Popular Culture --
Possession --
Postfolklore --
Postmodernism --
Protest --
Proverb --
Psychoanalytic Interpretations of Folklore --
Psychological Approach --
Public Sector Folklore --
Puppetry --
Rapunzel --
Rebus --
Recitation --
Regional Approach --
Religion, Comparative --
Religion, Folk --
Religious Folk Heroes --
Revenant --
Reversal --
Revitalization --
Revivals --
Rhetorical Analysis --
Riddle --
Riddle Joke --
Ritual --
Robin Hood --
Romantic Nationalism --
Rumor --
Sacred --
Sacrifice --
Saga --
Scatology --
Semiotics --
Shamanism --
Shape-Shifters --
Sleeping Beauty --
Snow White --
Speech, Folk --
Spirit --
Storytelling --
Structuralism --
Style --
Supernatural/Supranormal --
Superorganic Theories --
Tale Type --
Text --
Textiles --
Thompson, Stith --
Tourism --
Toy, Folk --
Tradition --
Traditionalization --
Tradition Bearer --
Transformation --
Transmission --
Trickster --
UFOs and Folklore --
Urban Folklore --
Vampire --
Verbal Art --
Verbal Duel --
Vernacular --
Volkskunde --
Werewolf --
Women's Folklore --
Worldview --
Xeroxlore.
Series Title: Gale virtual reference library.
Responsibility: Charlie T. McCormick and Kim Kennedy White, editors.

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