Children's Folklore : A SourceBook

By: Sutton-Smith, BrianContributor(s): Mechling, Jay | Johnson, Thomas W | McMahon, FeliciaMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: New York : Taylor and Francis, 2012Description: 1 online resource (391 p.)ISBN: 9781136546044Subject(s): Children - Folklore | Children -- Folklore | Folklore and children | Folklore and children - Research | Folklore and children -- Research | Folklore and childrenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Children's Folklore : A SourceBookDDC classification: 398.083 LOC classification: GR43.C4 C45Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Introduction: What Is Children's Folklore?; Chapter 1 Who Are the Folklorists of Childhood?; Section I; Overview: History of Children's Folklore; Chapter 2 The Complexity of Children's Folklore; Chapter 3 The Transmission of Children's Folklore; Section II; Overview: Methods in Children's Folklore; Chapter 4 Double Dutch and Double Cameras: Studying the Transmission of Culture in an Urban School Yard; Chapter 5 Children's Games and Gaming; Chapter 6 Methodological Problems of Collecting Folklore from Children; Section III
Overview: Children's Folklore ConcernsChapter 7 Songs, Poems, and Rhymes; Chapter 8 Riddles; Chapter 9 Tales and Legends; Chapter 10 Teases and Pranks; Section IV; Overview: Settings and Activities; Chapter 11 Children's Lore in School and Playgrounds; Chapter 12 Material Folk Culture of Children; Chapter 13 Children's Folklore in Residential Institutions: Summer Camps, Boarding Schools, Hospitals, and Custodial Facilities; Conclusion; The Past in The Present: Theoretical Directions for Children's Folklore; Glossary: An Aid for Source Book Readers; Bibliography of Children's Folklore; Index
Summary: A groundbreaking collection of essays on a hitherto underexplored subject that challenges the existing stereotypical views of the trivial and innocent nature of children's culture, this work reveals for the first time the artistic and complex interactions among children. Based on research of scholars from such diverse fields as American studies, anthropology, education, folklore, psychology, and sociology, this volume represents a radical new attempt to redefine and reinterpret the expressive behaviors of children. The book is divided into four major sections: history, methodology, genres, and
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Introduction: What Is Children's Folklore?; Chapter 1 Who Are the Folklorists of Childhood?; Section I; Overview: History of Children's Folklore; Chapter 2 The Complexity of Children's Folklore; Chapter 3 The Transmission of Children's Folklore; Section II; Overview: Methods in Children's Folklore; Chapter 4 Double Dutch and Double Cameras: Studying the Transmission of Culture in an Urban School Yard; Chapter 5 Children's Games and Gaming; Chapter 6 Methodological Problems of Collecting Folklore from Children; Section III

Overview: Children's Folklore ConcernsChapter 7 Songs, Poems, and Rhymes; Chapter 8 Riddles; Chapter 9 Tales and Legends; Chapter 10 Teases and Pranks; Section IV; Overview: Settings and Activities; Chapter 11 Children's Lore in School and Playgrounds; Chapter 12 Material Folk Culture of Children; Chapter 13 Children's Folklore in Residential Institutions: Summer Camps, Boarding Schools, Hospitals, and Custodial Facilities; Conclusion; The Past in The Present: Theoretical Directions for Children's Folklore; Glossary: An Aid for Source Book Readers; Bibliography of Children's Folklore; Index

A groundbreaking collection of essays on a hitherto underexplored subject that challenges the existing stereotypical views of the trivial and innocent nature of children's culture, this work reveals for the first time the artistic and complex interactions among children. Based on research of scholars from such diverse fields as American studies, anthropology, education, folklore, psychology, and sociology, this volume represents a radical new attempt to redefine and reinterpret the expressive behaviors of children. The book is divided into four major sections: history, methodology, genres, and

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