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Folklore



link to catalog page HEARNE, A Narrative Compass

A Narrative Compass

Stories That Guide Women's Lives

Author: Edited by Betsy Hearne and Roberta Seelinger Trites
Pub Date: April 2009

Exploring the narratives that orient the lives of women scholars   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Engaging Humor Author: Elliott Oring
Pub Date: August 2008

Exploring the structure, motives, and meanings of humor in everyday life   learn more...
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link to catalog page MCDOWELL, Poetry and Violence

Poetry and Violence

The Ballad Tradition of Mexico's Costa Chica

Author: John H. McDowell
Pub Date: February 2008

An in-depth examination of the Mexican ballad tradition of the corrido and its complex relationship with violence   learn more...
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link to catalog page FLEISCHHAUER, Bluegrass Odyssey

Bluegrass Odyssey

A Documentary in Pictures and Words, 1966-86

Author: Carl Fleischhauer and Neil V. Rosenberg
Pub Date: 2007

The music and culture of bluegrass as revealed through striking photographs and commentary   learn more...
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link to catalog page WARE, Cajun Women and Mardi Gras

Cajun Women and Mardi Gras

Reading the Rules Backward

Author: Carolyn E. Ware
Pub Date: March 2007

How Cajun women have creatively refashioned the tradition of rural Mardi Gras runs   learn more...
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link to catalog page ELIASON, The J. Golden Kimball Stories Author: Eric A. Eliason
Pub Date: October 2007

The sharp wit of a free-thinking Mormon folk hero   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Eight Words for the Study of Expressive Culture Author: Edited by Burt Feintuch
Pub Date: July 2003

An examination of words--art, tradition, text, identity, context, genre, performance, group--that are fundamental concepts for the study of creativity and tradition in human expression   learn more...
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link to catalog page EPSTEIN, Sinful Tunes and Spirituals

Sinful Tunes and Spirituals

Black Folk Music to the Civil War

Author: Dena J. Epstein
Pub Date: September 2003

Classic study of black slave music in America   learn more...
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link to catalog page BRENNAN, When Brer Rabbit Meets Coyote

When Brer Rabbit Meets Coyote

African-Native American Literature

Author: Edited by Jonathan Brennan
Pub Date: June 2003

An exploration of the literature, history, and culture of people of mixed African-Native American descent   learn more...
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link to catalog page CANTU, Chicana Traditions

Chicana Traditions

Continuity and Change

Author: Edited by Norma E. Cantú and Olga Nájera-Ramírez
Pub Date: March 2002

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