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Encyclopedia of Urban Legends.

Author: Jan Brunvand
Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Urban legends-""true stories"" that are passed on through oral tradition, by popular culture, or via the Internet-are the most prevalent and characteristic form of modern folklore. Far from being only a phenomenon exclusive to the western world, urban legends exist in many other cultures-hardly surprising, as everyone enjoys a good story, regardless of whether it's true or not.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brunvand, Jan.
Encyclopedia of Urban Legends.
Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Brunvand
ISBN: 9781598847215 159884721X
OCLC Number: 1058531920
Description: 1 online resource (820 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Entries; Preface to the Updated and Expanded Edition; Introduction; The Encyclopedia; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z; Urban Legends in the Media, 2004-2011; Selected Bibliography; A Type Index of Urban Legends; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z.

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Urban legends-""true stories"" that are passed on through oral tradition, by popular culture, or via the Internet-are the most prevalent and characteristic form of modern folklore. Far from being only a phenomenon exclusive to the western world, urban legends exist in many other cultures-hardly surprising, as everyone enjoys a good story, regardless of whether it's true or not.

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