Folklore in the Modern World / / ed. by Richard M. Dorson.

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter DGBA Social Sciences - <1990
Place / Publishing House:Berlin ;, Boston : : De Gruyter Mouton, , [2011]
Year of Publication:2011
Edition:Reprint 2011
Series:World Anthropology : An Interdisciplinary Series
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Physical Description:1 online resource (364 p.) :; 1 Num. fig.
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Other title:I-XII --
Introduction --
Folklore in the Modern World --
SECTION ONE. Folklore and the City --
Migration and Urbanization of a Traditional Culture: An Italian Experience --
An Oil Boom, Women, and Changing Traditions: A Study of Libyan Women in Benghazi --
The Impact of Urbanization on Shukriyya Life and Folk Poetry --
Modern and Traditional Aspects of Somali Drama --
Aspects of the Folklore of the Jamaican Ethnic Minority in Britain: A Preliminary Consideration --
Culture Shock and Narrative Creativity --
SECTION TWO. Folklore and Ideology --
Myth and Superstition in Communist China's Drama and Theater --
SECTION THREE. Folklore and the Mass Media --
The Wandering Infant-Noble Theme in Japanese Legends and Mass Media --
Influences of Mass Media on Folklore in Egypt --
Traditional Culture, Folklore, and Mass Culture in Contemporary Yugoslavia --
SECTION FOUR. Folklore and Industrialism --
Tourist Archeofolklore in Greece --
Syllogisms of Association: Some Modern Extensions of Asturian Deepsong --
Folklore and Culture Change: Lau Riddles of Modernization --
Introduction: Part Two --
Folklore and Cultural Pluralism --
Oral Transmission of Knowledge --
The Crack on the Red Goblet or Truth and Modern Legend --
The Science in Folklore: The Case of Motif D1275 — “Magic Song” --
Verbal Art in Modern Rural Galicia --
Conceptions of Fate in Stories Told by Greeks --
The Pragmatism of Herat Folk Theater --
The Modern Local Historian in Africa --
Biographical Notes --
Index of Names --
Index of Subjects
Format:Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
Access:restricted access
Hierarchical level:Monograph
Statement of Responsibility: ed. by Richard M. Dorson.