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Interpreting Folklore [Alan A. Dundes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dundes has produced a work which will be useful to both. ALAN DUNDES The basic methodology of studying folklore in literature and studying The first might be termed identification and the second interpretation. The essays of Alan Dundes virtually created the meaning of folklore as an 2 The Study of Folklore in Literature and Culture: Identification and Interpretation.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Dundes has produced a work which will be useful to both students and teachers inteerpreting wish to broaden their understanding of modern folklore. Often controversial, Alan Dundes’s scholarship is always provocative, perceptive, and intelligent.

His concern here is to assess the material folklorists have so painstakingly amassed and classified, to interpret folklore, and to use folklore to increase our understanding of human nature and culture.


He received his Ph.

D in Folklore from Indiana University in and in he joined the teaching staff at the University of California, Berkley.

He wrote over journal articles and12 books and co-wrote more than 20 other books.

Interpreting Folklore

Inhe became the first American to win the Pitre Prize’s Sigillo d’Oro, which is an international life-time achievement award in folklore and ethnography. He died of a heart attack on March 30, at the age of Account Options Sign in.

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Contents Texture Text and Context. The Curious Case of the Widemouth Frog.

A Folkloristic Reflection of. Interpreting folklore Alan Dundes Snippet view – References to this book Power and the Praise Poem: Verbal Arts in Madagascar: Texture Text and Context.

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