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Folklore studies, ancient and modern.

W. R. Halliday

Folklore studies, ancient and modern.

by W. R. Halliday

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Published by Gryphon Books in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore.,
  • Manners and customs.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR71 .H3 1924a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 172 p.
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4909934M
    LC Control Number76078175

    Even certain aspects of modern Internet-based popular culture and contemporary rites of passage represent folklore. This encyclopedia covers all the major genres of both ancient and contemporary folklore. This second edition adds more than entries that examine the folklore practices of major ethnic groups, folk heroes, creatures of myth and Reviews: 1. This new edition of Anthology of Classical Myth offers selections from key Near Eastern texts—the Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh, Epic of Creation (Enuma Elish), and Atrahasis; the Hittite Song of Emergence; and the flood story from the book of Genesis—thereby enabling students to explore the many similarities between ancient Greek and Mesopotamian mythology and enhancing its reputation .

    Contemporary life is full of folklore, including urban legends, those odd, funny, or scary stories suited to the times and places we live in. That we share these mysteriously appearing, modern-age folk narratives and incorporate them into our lives binds us as communities and tells us something about ourselves.   Modern Greek Folklore and Ancient Greek Religion: A Study in Survivals by John Cuthbert this book analyses the customs and superstitions of modern Greece as a means of gaining a greater understanding of ancient Greek belief structures. Analogies and coincidences between ancient and modern Greece had been pointed out prior to the Author: John Cuthbert Lawson.

    Folklore and Literature shows how modern folklore supplements an understanding of the early oral tradition and enhances the knowledge of the early literature. Besides documenting how writers incorporated folklore into their works, this book allows us to understand crucial passages whose learned authors took for granted a familiarity with the. This is a fully online course in Folklore-Mythology offered by the University of Oklahoma. All course readings are available online, with assignments and exercises for a week course. The website is open to all, with instructions provided for learners who are not registered students in the OU course. Topics covered: Gilgamesh, Egyptian mythology, Hebrew Bible stories (Noah, Babel, Samson.


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Description: xix, pages 22 cm: Contents: The gypsies of TurkeyA Byzantine carolModern Greek carols in honour of St. BasilSinging ancient and modern. book and seasonal songs in ancient GreeceOf snake-stones. Folklore studies began in the early 19th century. The first folklorists concentrated exclusively upon rural peasants, preferably uneducated, and a few other groups relatively untouched by modern ways (e.g., gypsies).

Their aim was to trace preserved archaic customs and beliefs to their remote origins in order to trace the mental history of mankind. Best Sellers in Folklore & Mythology Studies #1 Mythos: (Ancient Greek Mythology Book for Adults, Modern Telling of Classical Greek Myths Book) (Stephen Fry's Greek Myths 1).

Folklore studies, also known as folkloristics, and occasionally tradition studies or folk life studies in the United Kingdom, is the branch of anthropology devoted to the study of ancient and modern. book, along with its synonyms, gained currency in the s to distinguish the academic study of traditional culture from the folklore artifacts themselves.

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Dundes taught folklore at University of California, Berkeley and wrote numerous books on the subject, including The Study of Folklore (), which established popular definitions of folklore, the folk, and the theoretical and methodological practices of folklorists.

An Introduction to Academic Folklore Studies By Jeana Jorgensen. Novem k. Academic folklore studies—or folkloristics—is a field of scholarship devoted to the classification, documentation, and interpretation of folklore and folklife. Europe, characterized by fascination with the artistic forms of peasants (which were.

The Struggle-Significance in the Policy of Stressing the Modern and De-Emphasizing the Ancient in the Field of Ancient History. Hou Wai-Iu - - Chinese Studies Cited by: 2. Books shelved as folklore-children: The Age of Fable by Thomas Bulfinch, The Myths and Legends of the Middle East by Joanne Randolph, I, Doko: The Tale o.

10 Books About Folklore That Will Make You Believe In Magic this book studies the archetype of the fierce, bold woman who refuses to be a victim. In Author: Catherine Kovach. Drawing on contemporary theory and practice from the fields of folklore studies, textual studies, literary studies, linguistics and anthropology, we will examine case studies in the representation of cultural phenomena from the medieval to the modern, from the scriptural to the digital, and from the Nordic region to Native North America.

Ruth Benedict; critiqued of comparative approach (Historic-Geographic only studied one part, instead of the full body of narratives, extensive rather than intensive); cultural lag: there is a purpose for aspects of a narrative that is not found in the present culture, folkloristic daydreams (i.e.

polygamy and infanticide); attacks communal authorship (individual is recognized within community. Altaic language ancestors ancient animal realm appear Asian Asian Folklore Studies beliefs bird Buddhist buffalo century China Chinese collection context crow dalang East Java Ema's epic ethnographic example figure fish folklore Grimm hair hairstyles hell-ville Hida Hmong human indigenous Indonesia Islam Japan Japanese Jember Jikidansho Korean.

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African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Folklore and Nationalism in Europe During the Long Nineteenth Century this interdisciplinary study seeks to analyse the place of folklore in the long nineteenth century throughout Europe as an important.

“If you take myth and folklore, and these things that speak in symbols, they can be interpreted in so many ways that although the actual image is clear enough, the interpretation is infinitely blurred, a sort of enormous rainbow of every possible colour you could imagine.”.

Seer Stones, Salamanders, and Early Mormon "Folk Magic" in the Light of Folklore Studies and Bible Scholarship Author Eric A. Eliason The publication of an Ensign article on, and especially photos of, one of Joseph Smith’s seer stones still owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints caused quite a sensation in the blogosphere.

Jun 3, - Classic, historical, and general interest books reveal the hidden mysteries behind secret societies, the supernatural, esoteric philosophies, and other fascinating subjects. From the myths of China and Japan to the folk tales of Ireland and the legends of the Middle Ages, these books will inform and delight you and open a window on world culture pins.In response to Holly B, and contrary to Family Christmas Online, a few weeks ago I traced versions of the story back to the June 8, issue of the journal American Notes and Queries, page The Hare and Easter –Whence comes the legend of the Hare in connection with Easter?

–RWH PHILADELPHIA PA. In Germany and among the Pennsylvania Germans toy rabbits or hares made of canton flannel.Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy. About the Journal; Submissions; Tables of Contents; Forthcoming Volume; Tables of Contents. Below is a comprehensive list of every volume and article published in the series, including links to sample articles.