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Title:
Folklore genres
Author:
Ben-Amos, Dan.
Publication Information:
Austin : Published for the American Folklore Society by the University of Texas Press, [1976]
Physical Description:
xlv, 291 pages ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Originally published in Genre, 1969 and 1971.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Literary and linguistic analysis of folklore genres: Utley, F. L. Oral genres as a bridge to written literature. Lüthi, M. Aspects of the Märchen and the legend. Bynum, D. E. The generic nature of oral epic poetry. Oster, H. The blues as a genre. Scott, C. T. On defining the riddle.--The ethnography of folklore genres: Dégh, L. and Vázsonyi, A. Legend and belief. Seitel, P. Proverbs; a social use of metaphor. Toelken, B. The "pretty languages" of Yellowman; genre, mode, and texture in Navaho Coyote narratives. Hrdličková, V. Japanese professional storytellers.--The classification of folklore genres: Abrahams, R. D. The complex relations of simple forms. Ben-Amos, D. Analytical categories and ethnic genres.--A selected bibliography: (p. )
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Genre.
ISBN:
9780292724150
Format :
Book