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Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies

Shelley Ingram, Willow G. Mullins, and Todd Richardson

Abstract

Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies talks about things folklorists don’t usually talk about. It ponders the tacit aspects of folklore and folklore studies, looking into the unarticulated expectations placed upon people whenever they talk about folklore and how those expectations necessarily affect the folklore they are talking about. The book’s chapters are wide-ranging in subject and style, yet they all orbit the idea that much of folklore, both as a phenomenon and as a field, hinges upon tacit or absent assumptions about who we are and what it is that we do. The authors articulate t ... More

Keywords: Folklore studies, Theory, Absence, Folklore and Literature, Popular Culture

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781496822956
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496822956.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Shelley Ingram, author
University of Louisiana

Willow G. Mullins, author
Washington University

Todd Richardson, author
University of Nebraska

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