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American folk legend; a symposium. Edited, with a preface, by Wayland D. Hand.

; Hand, Wayland D. (Wayland Debs), 1907-1986
Berkeley, University of California Press, 1971.
ISBN 0520019059, 9780520019058

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
GR 100 .U25 1969 Available Request
LIB stacks
GR40 .H35 Available Request
George Mason
Fenwick stacks
GR100 .U2 1969 Available Request
Off-Campus Shelving
GR100 .U25 1969 Available Request
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GR100 U25 1969 Available Request
Other Authors Hand, Wayland D. 1907-1986.
Subjects America.
Folklore -- Congresses.
Legends -- America -- Congresses.
Légendes -- Amérique -- Congrès.
Series Publications of the UCLA Center for the Study of Comparative Folklore and Mythology ; 2.
Description vi, 237 pages 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1971.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The general concept of legend: some assumptions to be reexamined and reassessed / Robert A. Georges -- On the psychology of legend / Alan Dundes -- The usable myth: the legends of modern mythmakers / Albert B. Friedman -- Definition and variation in folk legend / Herbert Halpert -- The "belief legend" in modern society: form, function, and relationship to other genres / Linda Dégh -- How shall we rewrite Charles M. Skinner today? / Richard M. Dorson -- Mexican legendry and the rise of Mestizo: a survey / Américo Paredes -- Hispanic legend material: contrasts between European and American attitudes / Stanley L. Robe -- The making of the popular legendary hero / Horace P. Beck -- Beanie Short: a Civil War chronicle in legend and song / D.K. Wilgus and Lynwood Montell -- The saint's legend in the Pennsylvania German folk-culture / Don Yoder -- Modern legends of Mormondom, or, supernaturalism is alive and well in Salt Lake City / Jan Harold Brunvand -- Ma'i Joldloshi: legendary styles and Navaho myth / Barre Toelken -- The index of American folk legends / Wayland D. Hand.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Geographic Area North America
South America
Network Numbers (OCoLC)212220
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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