Folkloristics

Pub Date : 1995-01-01 | Author : Robert A. Georges | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 0253329345
ISBN 13 : 9780253329349

""Excellent."" -- The Reader's Review ""Anybody contemplating the study and pursuit of folklore... will benefit from reading this presentation thoroughly to determine your place in..

International Folkloristics

Pub Date : 1999-08-01 | Author : Alan Dundes | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN 10 : 9781461637851
ISBN 13 : 1461637856

International folkloristics is a worldwide discipline in which scholars study various forms of folklore ranging from myth, folktale, and legend to custom and belief. Twenty classic..

Grand Theory In Folkloristics

Pub Date : 2016-09-19 | Author : Lee Haring | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780253024428
ISBN 13 : 0253024420

Why is there no "Grand Theory" in the study of folklore? Talcott Parsons (1902–1979) advocated "grand theory," which put the analysis of social phenomena on a new track in the br..

National Dreams

Pub Date : 2004-11-29 | Author : Jennifer Schacker | Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN 10 : 9780812204162
ISBN 13 : 0812204166

"This engaging text makes explicit the ways in which fairy tales provide 'a space in which to encounter and then reflect upon national identities and differences.' . . . Highly rec..

Sociologie Religieuse Et Folklore

Pub Date : 2016-04-13 | Author : Robert Hertz | Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN 10 : 1532722222
ISBN 13 : 9781532722226

" [Robert Hertz] avait eu, de son vivant, l'idée de réunir les « Mémoires » qui paraissent aujourd'hui. Mais, en ce temps-là, son casier à fiches était plein ; il travailla..

Funeral Festivals In America

Pub Date : 2015-01-13 | Author : Jacqueline S. Thursby | Publisher : University Press of Kentucky

ISBN 10 : 9780813149875
ISBN 13 : 0813149878

When Evelyn Waugh wrote The Loved One (1948) as a satire of the elaborate preparations and memorialization of the dead taking place in his time, he had no way of knowing how techni..