The Resource Handbook of American folklore, edited by Richard M. Dorson ; Inta Gale Carpenter, associate editor ; Elizabeth Peterson, Angela Maniak, assistant editors ; with an introduction by W. Edson Richmond

Handbook of American folklore, edited by Richard M. Dorson ; Inta Gale Carpenter, associate editor ; Elizabeth Peterson, Angela Maniak, assistant editors ; with an introduction by W. Edson Richmond

Label
Handbook of American folklore
Title
Handbook of American folklore
Statement of responsibility
edited by Richard M. Dorson ; Inta Gale Carpenter, associate editor ; Elizabeth Peterson, Angela Maniak, assistant editors ; with an introduction by W. Edson Richmond
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes material on interpretation methods and presentation of research
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398/.0973
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GR105
LC item number
.H36 1983
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Handbook of American folklore, edited by Richard M. Dorson ; Inta Gale Carpenter, associate editor ; Elizabeth Peterson, Angela Maniak, assistant editors ; with an introduction by W. Edson Richmond
Publication
Alternative Format
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 541-563) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Elaine Jahner
  • American Entertainments
  • 237
  • Festival in America
  • Beverly J. Stoeltje
  • 239
  • Folklore on the American Stage
  • Robert C. Toll
  • 247
  • American Sports and Folklore
  • Elizabeth Peterson
  • 11
  • 257
  • American Forms and Performers
  • 265
  • Personal Experience Stories
  • Sandra K.D. Stahl
  • 268
  • Conversational Genres
  • Sally Yerkovich
  • 277
  • Folk Singers and Musicians
  • The Unfulfilled Promise of North American Indian Folklore
  • David Evans
  • 282
  • Folktale Performers
  • Richard M. Dorson
  • 287
  • Folk Craftsmen
  • John Michael Vlach
  • 301
  • Folk Healers
  • David J. Hufford
  • George Lankford
  • 306
  • Children's Folklore
  • John H. McDowell
  • 314
  • Part II.
  • Interpretation of Research
  • 323
  • A Historical Theory for American Folklore
  • Richard M. Dorson
  • 326
  • 18
  • How to Interpret American Folklore Historically
  • Lawrence W. Levine
  • 338
  • Interpreting Folklore Ethnographically and Sociologically
  • Roger D. Abrahams
  • 345
  • Interpreting Folklore Ideologically
  • Archie Green
  • 351
  • Part III.
  • Afro-American Folk Music
  • Methods of Research
  • 359
  • The Field Study of Folklore in Context
  • Richard Bauman
  • 362
  • Collecting Musical Folklore and Folksong
  • D.K. Wilgus
  • 369
  • Folkloristic Study of the American Artifact : Objects and Objectives
  • Henry Glassie
  • Ronald R. Smith
  • 376
  • Sound Recording and Still Photography in the Field
  • Carl Fleischhauer
  • 384
  • Using a Folklore Archive
  • Janet Langlois and Philip LaRonge
  • 391
  • Using Video in the Field
  • Richard Blaustein
  • 397
  • 24
  • Folklore Research and Museums
  • William B. Moore
  • 402
  • Studying American Folklore in Printed Sources
  • Francis A. de Caro
  • 411
  • Studying Folklore and American Literature
  • Sandra K.D. Stahl
  • 422
  • Sound Recordings, Use and Challenge
  • The Westward Movement
  • Archie Green
  • 434
  • Studying American Folkloric Films
  • Sharon R. Sherman
  • 441
  • Bibliographies and Indexes in American Folklore Research
  • Angela J. Maniak
  • 447
  • Folklorists at Work : A Portfolio from the American Folklife Center
  • Carl Fleischhauer
  • Thomas D. Clark
  • 452
  • Part IV.
  • Presentation of Research
  • 459
  • Teaching Folklore to Graduate Students : The Introductory Proseminar
  • Richard M. Dorson
  • 463
  • Teaching Folklore in American Colleges and Universities
  • Ronald L. Baker
  • 470
  • Part I.
  • 32
  • The Publication of Research
  • Richard M. Dorson
  • 478
  • Indexing a Folklore Collection : Balance, Flexibility, and the Empathizing Indexer
  • Michael Edward Bell
  • 486
  • Developing a Folklore Archive
  • Joseph C. Hickerson
  • 493
  • Organizing a Folklore Museum
  • Studying Immigrant and Ethnic Folklore
  • Ormond H. Loomis
  • 499
  • Filming the Folk
  • George Carey
  • 507
  • Video in the Classroom and Community Outreach Projects
  • Richard Blaustein
  • 513
  • Developing a State Folklife Program
  • Charles Camp
  • Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett
  • 518
  • Folk Is a Four-Letter Word : Dealing with Traditional * * * * in Fieldwork, Analysis, and Presentation
  • Rayna Green
  • 525
  • Ethics and the Folklorist
  • Wm. Hugh Jansen
  • 533
  • 39
  • The Legacy of Early Afro-American Folklore Scholarship
  • Adrienne Lanier Seward
  • 48
  • American Cultural Myths
  • 57
  • The Noble and Ignoble Savage
  • Topics of Research
  • Wilcomb E. Washburn
  • 60
  • Rags to Riches
  • Robert H. Walker
  • 67
  • Fables of Innocence
  • David W. Marcell
  • 73
  • The Myth of the American Adam
  • Giles Gunn
  • American Experiences
  • 79
  • American Settings
  • 86
  • In the Family Tradition
  • Amy J. Kotkin and Steven J. Zeitlin
  • 90
  • A Family's Repertoire
  • Leonard Roberts
  • 100
  • The Folklore of Students
  • 1
  • Ronald L. Baker
  • 106
  • Office Folklore
  • Alan Dundes
  • 115
  • Factory Folklore
  • Bruce E. Nickerson
  • 121
  • Occupational Folklore : The Outdoor Industries
  • Robert Mitchell
  • Colonizing a New Society
  • 128
  • The Folk Church : Institution, Event, Performance
  • William M. Clements
  • 136
  • The Black Folk Church
  • William H. Wiggins, Jr.
  • 145
  • Mormon Folklore
  • William A. Wilson
  • 155
  • William D. Piersen
  • Urban Folklore
  • Gerald Warshaver
  • 162
  • Suburban Folklore
  • Richard A. Reuss
  • 172
  • "Hanging Out" : Recreational Folklore in Everyday Life
  • James P. Leary
  • 178
  • Regional Folkloristics
  • 4
  • William E. Lightfoot
  • 183
  • The Southwest : A regional Case Study
  • Marta Weigle
  • 194
  • Regional Folk Speech and Sayings
  • Jan Harold Brunvand
  • 201
  • The Study of Regional Songs and Ballads
  • Edward D. Ives
  • Finding the Way Home : The Interpretation of American Indian Folklore
  • 208
  • Folklore, Social Conflict, and the United States-Mexico Border
  • Jose E. Limon
  • 216
  • Folklore of the Canadian-American Border
  • Robert B. Klymasz
  • 227
  • Americanization of Folklore in U.S. Possessions and Territories
  • Robert Mitchell
  • 233
Control code
8473916
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 584 pages
Isbn
9780253327062
Lccn
82047574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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