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American Folklore Society

Overview
Works: 212 works in 408 publications in 2 languages and 7,961 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Abstracts  History  Bibliography  Folklore  Conference papers and proceedings  Legends  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Other, Editor
Classifications: GR1, 398
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The Journal of American folklore by American Folklore Society( )

in English and held by 2,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creation and procreation : feminist reflections on mythologies of cosmogony and parturition by Marta Weigle( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstracts of folklore studies( )

in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American folklore studies : an intellectual history by Simon J Bronner( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public folklore( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A landmark volume exploring the public presentation and application of folk culture in collaboration with communities, Public Folklore is available again with a new introduction discussing recent trends and scholarship. Editors Robert Baron and Nick Spitzer provide theoretical framing to contributions from leaders of major American folklife programs and preeminent folklore scholars, including Roger D. Abrahams, Robert Cantwell, Gerald L. Davis, Archie Green, Bess Lomax Hawes, Richard Kurin, Daniel Sheehy, and Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gim-blett. Their essays present vivid accounts of public folklor
Folklore : performance and communication by Dan Ben-Amos( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hill country tunes : instrumental folk music of southwestern Pennsylvania by Samuel Preston Bayard( )

2 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folklore/folklife by American Folklore Society( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of the American Folk-lore Society by American Folklore Society( )

in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk-lore from the Dominican Republic by Manuel José Andrade( Book )

3 editions published between 1930 and 2007 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk heritage collections in crisis by Virginia Danielson( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In December 2000, a group of folklorists, sound engineers, preservation experts, lawyers, librarians, and archivists met to discuss what would be needed to ensure the long-term accessibility of folk heritage sound collections. The American Folklore Society and the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress convened the meeting, with support from CLIR, National Endowment for the Arts, and National Endowment for the Humanities. This report includes the text of the three keynote presentations. A list of 27 recommendations for access, preservation, and rights management is presented, as well as responses to the presentations and summaries of the discussions
Craft & community : traditional craftsmanship in contemporary society( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk-tales of Salishan and Sahaptin tribes by Franz Boas( Book )

3 editions published between 1917 and 1969 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Current anthropological literature( )

in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American folklore newsletter by American Folklore Society( )

in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publications of the American Folklore Society by American Folklore Society( )

in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marble threshing floor : a collection of Greek folk-songs by Ellen Frye( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditions of the Thompson River Indians of British Columbia by James Alexander Teit( Book )

9 editions published between 1898 and 1999 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of tales of the Thompson Indians along with traditional and cultural facts. There is an introduction by Franz Boas
100 years of American folklore studies : a conceptual history( Book )

7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time & temperature : a centennial publication of the American Folklore Society( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American folklore studies : an intellectual history
Alternative Names
A.F.S.

AFS

Folklore Society

Languages
English (179)

German (1)

Covers
Folk-lore from the Dominican Republic