By Jan Harold Brunvand
Ranging over foodways and folksongs, quiltmaking and machine lore, Pecos invoice, Butch Cassidy, and Elvis sightings, greater than 500 articles highlight people literature, track, and crafts; activities and vacations; tall stories and mythical figures; genres and varieties; scholarly methods and theories; areas and ethnic teams; performers and creditors; writers and students; spiritual ideals and practices. The alphabetically prepared entries range from concise definitions to specified surveys, every one observed by means of a short, up to date bibliography.
*More than 2000 members
*Over 500 articles highlight folks literature, track, crafts, and extra
*Entries followed by means of updated bibliographies
*Edited by way of America's best-known folklore authority
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American Folklore: An Encyclopedia (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities) by Jan Harold Brunvand