Routledge Library Editions: Folklore is a collection of previously out-of-print titles from a variety of academic imprints. It provides in one place a wealth of important reference sources on a wide variety of folklore topics. The international authors include academics from a number of worldwide universities, and many are the acknowledged experts in their respective fields. The books span a wide date range, demonstrating both the development of the field and, at the same time, providing valuable background to current academic thinking. This set contains many essential texts, available now for the first time in some years, and is an invaluable resource on the study of folklore.
Table of Contents
1. The Ballad and the Folk David Buchan 2. Brazilian Folk Narrative Scholarship Mary MacGregor-Villarreal 3. The Brothers Grimm Ruth Michaelis-Jena 4. Cambridgeshire Customs and Folklore Enid Porter 5. The Development of Soviet Folkloristics Dana Prescott Howell 6. Ewe Comic Heroes: Trickster Tales in Togo Zinta Konrad 7. Folktales of Newfoundland Herbert Halpert and J.D.A. Widdowson 8. Forgotten Folk-tales of the English Counties Ruth L. Tongue 9. Interpreting Legend: Danish Storytellers and their Repertoires Timothy Tangherlini 10. Old Wives' Tales. Life-stories from Ibibioland Iris Andreski 11. The Oral Style Marcel Jousse 12. A Scottish Ballad Book David Buchan 13. Scottish Tradition: A Collection of Scottish Folk Literature David Buchan 14. Some Day Been Dey: West African Pidgin Folktales Loreto Todd 15. Studies in Folk Life: Essays in honour of Iorwerth C. Peate Geraint Jenkins 16. Turandot's Sisters: A Study of the Folktale AT 851 Christine Goldberg 17. Types and Motifs of the Judeo-Spanish Folktales Reginetta Haboucha 18. Wise Words : Essays on the Proverb Wolfgang Mieder 19. Yanagita Kunio and the Folklore Movement: The Search for Japan's National Character and Distinctiveness Ronald A. Morse