Living Folklore is a comprehensive, straightforward
introduction to folklore as it is lived, shared and practiced in
contemporary settings. Drawing on examples from diverse American
groups and experiences, this text gives the student a strong
foundation-from the field's history and major terms to theories and
Living Folklore moves beyond genres and classifications,
and encourages students who are new to the field to see the study
of folklore as a unique approach to understanding people,
communities, and day-to-day artistic communication.
This revised edition incorporates new examples, research, and
theory along with added discussion of digital and online
Subjects: Sociology, Education
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