Folklore-the inherently creative expression, transmission, and
performance of cultural traditions-has always provided a deep well
of material for writers, musicians, and artists of all sorts.
Folklorists usually employ descriptive and analytical prose, but
they, like scholars in other social sciences, have increasingly
sought new, creative and reflexive modes of discourse. Many
folklorists are also creative writers, some well known as such, and
the folk traditions they research often provide shape and substance
to their work. This collection of creative writing grounded in
folklore and its study brings together some of the best examples of
Contributors to this collection include Teresa Bergen, John
Burrison, Norma E. Cantu, Frank de Caro, Holly Everett, Danusha
Goska, Neil R. Grobman, Carrie Hertz, Edward Hirsch, Laurel Horton,
Rosan Augusta Jordan, Paul Jordan-Smith, Elaine J. Lawless, Cynthia
Levee, Jens Lund, Mary Magoulick, Bernard McCarthy, Joanne B.
Mulcahy, Kirin Narayan, Ted Olson, Daniel Peretti, Leslie
Prosterman, Jo Radner, Susan Stewart, Jeannie Banks Thomas, Jeff
Todd Titon, Libby Tucker, Margaret Yocom, and Steve Zeitlin.
Subjects: Language & Literature, Sociology
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