Our living traditions; an introduction to American folklore, edited by Tristram Potter Coffin.

; Voice of America (Organization)
New York, Basic Books [1968] .

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Other Authors Voice of America (Organization)
Subjects États-Unis -- Mœurs et coutumes.
Folklore -- États-Unis.
Folklore -- United States.
Manners and customs.
United States -- Social life and customs.
United States.
Description xviii, 301 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes Based on a series of lectures, presented on the Voice of America, which was initiated and coordinated by T.P. Coffin.
Contents A definition of folklore / Francis Lee Utley -- The men who made folklore a scholarly discipline / MacEdward Leach -- Harvesting folklore / Kenneth S. Goldstein -- Way of studying folklore / Alan Dundes -- Folklife / Don Yoder -- Where the workers of the world unite : the American occupations / Horace P. Beck -- Tributaries to the mainstream : the ethnic groups / Américo Paredes -- Stories told in song : the ballads of America / G. Malcolm Laws, Jr. -- "Just sing it yourself" : the American lyric traditions / W. Edson Richmond -- The glory songs of the Lord / Bruce Jackson -- The music of the songs / Bruno Nettl -- "Honor you ladies" : folk dance in the United States / Bruce R. Buckley -- Magic folktales in America / Leonard W. Roberts -- Legends and tall tales / Richard M. Dorson -- Trickster, the outrageous hero / Roger D. Abrahams -- The folk games of the children / Brian Sutton-Smith -- "The wisdom of many" : proverbs and proverbial expressions / Ray B. Browne -- Riddles : "Do-it-yourself" / William Hugh Jansen -- "The fear of the gods" : superstition and popular belief / Wayland D. Hand -- Fold speech / Raven I. McDavid, Jr.
American literature and American folklore / Hennig Cohen -- The workers in the dawn : labor love / Archie Green -- The hillbilly movement / D.K. Wilgus -- Negro music : urban renewal / John F. Szwed -- Folklore and the big money / John Greenway.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)438939
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WorldCat Identities Coffin, Tristram Potter, 1922-2012.
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