Folklore genres / edited by Dan Ben-Amos.

Contributor(s): Ben-Amos, DanMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Publications of the American Folklore SocietyBibliographical and special series: v. 26.Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, [1976]Copyright date: ©1976Description: xlv, 291 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0292724152; 9780292724150Uniform titles: Genre (Chicago, Ill.) Subject(s): Folklore -- Methodology | Literary form | Folklore -- Classification | Folk literature -- History and criticism | Folklore Genres ReadingsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Folklore genres.DDC classification: 398 LOC classification: GR40 | .F64
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.
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Originally published in Genre, 1969 and 1971.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-282) and index.

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.

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