A Companion to Folklore, Hardback Book


A Companion to Folklore presents an original and comprehensive collection of essays from international experts in the field of folklore studies.

Unprecedented in depth and scope, this state-of-the-art collection uniquely displays the vitality of folklore research across the globe. * An unprecedented collection of original, state of the art essays on folklore authored by international experts * Examines the practices and theoretical approaches developed to understand the phenomena of folklore * Considers folklore in the context of multi-disciplinary topics that include poetics, performance, religious practice, myth, ritual and symbol, oral textuality, history, law, politics and power as well as the social base of folklore * Selected by Choice as a 2013 Outstanding Academic Title


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 680 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • Category: Folklore, myths & legends
  • ISBN: 9781405194990



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