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Folklore



link to catalog page, Other People's Stories

Other People's Stories

Entitlement Claims and the Critique of Empathy

Author: Amy Shuman
Pub Date: 2010

A critical assessment of collective memories, small world stories, and other allegories of everyday life   learn more...
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link to catalog page NAJERA-RAMIREZ, Dancing across Borders

Dancing across Borders

Danzas y Bailes Mexicanos

Author: Edited by Olga Nájera-Ramírez, Norma E. Cantú, and Brenda M. Romero
Pub Date: June 2009

One of the first anthologies to focus on Mexican dance practices on both sides of the border   learn more...
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link to catalog page JOYNER, Down by the Riverside

Down by the Riverside

A South Carolina Slave Community

Author: Charles Joyner
Pub Date: October 2009

A new edition of the classic study of slave life in the American South   learn more...
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link to catalog page WELLS, Life Flows On in Endless Song

Life Flows On in Endless Song

Folk Songs and American History

Author: Robert V. Wells
Pub Date: August 2009

An engaging survey of what folk songs tell us about the American past   learn more...
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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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