American Folklore: An Encyclopedia (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities)

October 30, 2020
American Folklore: An Encyclopedia (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities)

Contains over 500 articles ranging over foodways and folksongs,quiltmaking and computer lore, Pecos Bill, Butch Cassidy, and Elvissightings, more than 500 articles spotlight folk literature, music,and crafts; sports and holidays; tall tales and legendary figures;genres and forms; scholarly approaches and theories; regions andethnic groups; performers and collectors; writers and scholars;religious beliefs and practices. The alphabetically arrangedentries vary from concise definitions to detailed surveys, eachaccompanied by a brief, up-to-date bibliography.Special Features:More than 2000 contributorsOver 500 articles spotlight folk literature, music, crafts, andmoreAlphabetically arrangedEntries accompanied by up-to-date bibliographiesEdited by America's best-known folklore authorityhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17517524-american-folklore