5 edition of American regional folklore found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
|Statement||Terry Ann Mood.|
|Genre||Handbooks, manuals, etc.|
|LC Classifications||GR105.34 .M66 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2004014737|
Mood, Terry Ann. American Regional Folklore: A Sourcebook and Research Guide. A guide to conducting folklore research with an emphasis on the use of library resources. Several chapters focus on folklore resources (mainly texts and museums) within specific regions of . Select a category below to see more folklore books! New titles are added every week so .
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American Folklore [Richard M. Dorson]. Here, grounded firmly in American history, is a skilled folklorist's survey of the entire field of America's folklore—from colonization to mass culture. Tracing the forms and content of American folklore, Mr. D. Current President of the American Folklore Society. Norma E. Cantú (). Norma E. Cantú, the Norine R. and T. Frank Murchison Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Trinity University, worked in the Folk and Traditional Arts Program at the NEA and continues to promote public folklore programs in the community.A prolific writer, she published the award winning .
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In response to that interest ten folklorists here describe and interpret a variety of American regional cultures in the twentieth century. Their book is the first to deal specifically with regional culture and the first to employ the perspective of folklore in.
American Regional Folklore A Sourcebook and Research Guide. by Terry Ann Mood. Tales, songs, superstitions, beliefs, rituals, crafts, and customs: these aspects of folklore are common to almost every region of the United States, from California to New York, and from the redwood forests to the Gulf of Mexico.
American Regional Folklore begins with a chapter on library research, including how to locate a library suitable for folklore research, how to understand a library's resources, and how to construct a research strategy.
Mood also gives excellent advice on researching beyond the library: locating and using American regional folklore book resources like historical. American Regional Folklore Terry Ann Mood ABC-CLIO BoxSanta Barbara, CA $ American Regional Folklore: A Sourcebook And Research Guide is a reference book to other references resources.
The American Folkways is a volume series of books, initiated and principally edited by Erskine Caldwell, and published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce from to Each book focused on a different region, or "folkway", of the United States, including documentary essays and folklore from that region.
The books were written by local experts, describing "their" region. Native American folklore. Native American cultures are rich in myths and legends that explain natural phenomena and the relationship between humans and the spirit world.
According to Barre Toelken, feathers, beadwork, dance steps and music, the events in a story, the shape of a dwelling, or items of traditional food can be viewed as icons of cultural meaning. American Regional Folklore begins with a chapter on library research, including how to locate a library suitable for folklore research, how to understand a library's resources, and how to construct a research strategy.
The rest of the book is divided into eight sections, each one highlighting a separate region (the Northeast, the South and. Get this from a library.
American regional folklore: a sourcebook and research guide. [Terry Ann Mood] -- Annotation An easy-to-use guide to American regional folklore with advice on conducting research, regional essays, and a selective annotated bibliography.
Get this from a library. American regional folklore: a sourcebook and research guide. [Terry Ann Mood; ABC-Clio Information Services.] -- A guide to American regional folklore with advice on conducting research, regional essays, and an annotated bibliography.
It covers library research, including how to locate a library suitable for. This anthology of regional folklore displays the abundance, humor, and continuing vigor of the American oral tradition. The collection explores rich and distinctive lore of Maine Down-Easters, Pennsylvania Dutchmen, Southern mountaineers, Louisiana Cajuns, Illinois Egyptians, Southwest Mexicans, and Utah by: He compiled and edited more than a dozen volumes of American folklore, among them A Treasury of American Folklore, Lay My Burden Down: A Folk History of Slavery, and compilations of regional folklore from various areas, including New England, the South, and the West/5(45).
In response to that interest ten folklorists here describe and interpret a variety of American regional cultures in the twentieth century.
Their book is the first to deal specifically with regional culture and the first to employ the perspective of folklore in Cited by: The volume is in two parts-first, folklore research methods, and second, essays on regional folklore.
Each part has its own set of bibliographical offerings. Terry Ann Mood has taken on a daunting job in trying to compile even a fraction of the available works containing regional American folklore, going back as far as the middle of the.
“Simon Bronner is the leading historian of the folklore studies discipline in America, and this book offers the richness of his knowledge Indeed, it is a landmark.” —Howard W. Marshall, author of Folk Architecture in Little Dixie: A Regional Culture in Missouri. Books shelved as folklore-children: The Age of Fable by Thomas Bulfinch, The Myths and Legends of the Middle East by Joanne Randolph, I, Doko: The Tale o.
This anthology of regional folklore displays the abundance, humor, and continuing vigor of the American oral tradition. The collection explores rich and distinctive lore of Maine Down-Easters, Pennsylvania Dutchmen, Southern mountaineers, Louisiana Cajuns, Illinois Egyptians, Southwest Mexicans, and Utah Mormons/5.
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Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. FOLKLORE AND ORAL TRADITIONSBetween andfolklore studies in the United States blossomed. By the s the analysis of Native American folklore already was in full swing, and serious interest in transplanted Old World traditions and American ethnic, regional, and occupational traditions was emerging.
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Here, grounded firmly in American history, is a skilled folklorist’s survey of the entire field of America’s folklore—from colonization to mass culture.
Tracing the forms and content of American folklore, Mr. Dorson reveals the richness, pathos, and humor of genuine folklore, which he distinguishes from the "fakelore" of popularizers and chauvinists. At the same time, however.
read short stories about ten characters from American folklore. printing the stories and creating a book. Use American Folklore's State Folktales or Regional Folktales Web pages to place the stories according to their state or region.
Assessment Students will achieve a score of at least 80 percent on the work sheet.Regional Folklore of the USA: By contemporary standards, this book is dated and perhaps a bit politically incorrect and simplistic. But the book is a valuable archive of fascinating folktales, beliefs, and descriptions of regionally-based forms of traditional culture in the United States.3/5(1).