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African American and West Indian Folklife in South Florida

Joyce M. Jackson

in The Florida Folklife Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031403
eISBN:
9781617031427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031403.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Miami, which encompasses most of Dade County, is an evolving metropolis where diverse populations have historically exchanged cultural ideas. This diversity is evident in the city’s black population, ... More


“Unrivalled Charms”: Folklore, Nonfiction, and Lafcadio Hearn

Frank de Caro

in Folklore Recycled: Old Traditions in New Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037641
eISBN:
9781617037658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037641.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter explores Lafcadio Hearn’s non-fiction folklore writing. Hearn wrote several non-fiction folklore books that detailed folk entities such as ghosts. When Hearn stayed in Japan, the ... More


Archipelagic Otherworlds

Aisling Byrne

in Otherworlds: Fantasy and History in Medieval Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198746003
eISBN:
9780191808708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746003.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Folk Literature

Political uses of otherworld imagery are most clearly visible in texts that rewrite actual world locations as otherworlds. This rewriting is by no means limited to accounts of remote and unexplored ... More


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