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Giuseppe Pitrè and the Great Collectors of Folk Tales in the Nineteenth Century

Jack Zipes

in The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153384
eISBN:
9781400841820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153384.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter continues the examination of neglected stories and collectors of folk tales. It explores the significance of collections in Germany, France, Italy, and other European countries that led ... More


Troubling Violence: A Performance Project

M. Heather Carver and Elaine J. Lawless

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732085
eISBN:
9781604733471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732085.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book, which follows the collaboration between the author, a performance studies professor, and ethnographic folklorist Elaine J. Lawless, traces the creative development of a performance troupe ... More


Same Old Story or Changing Stories? Folkloric, Modern, and Postmodern Mutations

Yiannis Gabriel

in Storytelling in Organizations: Facts, Fictions, and Fantasies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290957
eISBN:
9780191684845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290957.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Drawing from the folklorist, this book focuses on stories and storytelling in the narrow sense of narratives with simple but resonant plots and characters, involving narrative skill, entailing risk, ... More


Up Yon Wide and Lonely Glen: Travellers' Songs, Stories and Tunes of the Fetterangus Stewarts

Elizabeth Stewart

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033087
eISBN:
9781617033094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033087.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Elizabeth Stewart is a highly acclaimed singer, pianist, and accordionist whose reputation has spread widely not only as an outstanding musician but as the principal inheritor and advocate of her ... More


Morris and Marian

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0025
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

For the next 60 years, the notion of the origins of morris put forward by Sir Edmund Chambers and Cecil Sharp held sway among the public in general and among folkdancers and folklorists in ... More


The Making of Merry England

Ronald Hutton

in The Rise and Fall of Merry England: The Ritual Year 1400–1700

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203636
eISBN:
9780191675911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203636.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter talks about the different case studies carried out to determine the age of the various customs involved. Were the ecclesiastical ceremonies those of the Anglo-Saxons? Were the secular ... More


Black Folklore and the Politics of Racial Representation

Shirley Moody-Turner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617038853
eISBN:
9781621039785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038853.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Before the innovative and groundbreaking work of Zora Neale Hurston, folklorists from the Hampton Institute collected, studied and wrote about African American folklore. Like Hurston, the Hampton ... More


The Academic Stage

M. Heather Carver and Elaine J. Lawless

in Troubling Violence: A Performance Project

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732085
eISBN:
9781604733471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732085.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the work of Elaine Lawless and Heather Carver in identifying the intersections of performance studies and folklore studies as they emerged in the twenty-first century. Elaine ... More


Storm Stories: The Social and Cultural Implications of Katrina and Rita

Barry Jean Ancelet

in Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037962
eISBN:
9781621039518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037962.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents reflections on how folklorists can help people and institutions understand the cultural and social implications of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Folklorists must remind everyone ... More


Motive: The Contexts of Colonial Folklorists

Sadhana Naithani

in The Story-Time of the British Empire: Colonial and Postcolonial Folkloristics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734553
eISBN:
9781621037699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734553.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter discusses the role of folklorists as writers of narrative and poetic texts born out of someone else’s imagination. They invariably mix their own words with those of the oral narrator, ... More


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