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By Regina F. Bendix,Galit Hasan-Rokem

ISBN-10: 1118863143

ISBN-13: 9781118863145

ISBN-10: 1405194995

ISBN-13: 9781405194990

A better half to Folklore provides an unique and entire selection of essays from foreign specialists within the box of folklore reviews. unheard of intensive and scope, this state of the art assortment uniquely monitors the energy of folklore examine around the globe.

  • An exceptional number of unique, state-of-the-art essays on folklore authored through overseas experts
  • Examines the practices and theoretical ways built to appreciate the phenomena of folklore
  • Considers folklore within the context of multi-disciplinary issues that come with poetics, functionality, non secular perform, delusion, ritual and image, oral textuality, historical past, legislations, politics and gear in addition to the social base of folklore
  • Selected via selection as a 2013 notable educational Title

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