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American folklore : an encyclopedia / edited by Jan Harold Brunvand.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
1996
Imprint:
New York : Garland Pub., 1996.
Format:
  • Book
  • xviii, 794 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Selected Entries: *Contemporary lore *Bigfoot *Gulf War *Nuclear lore *Rap *Gay and lesbian lore *Talking trash *Truckers' folklore *UFO lore *Semiotic approach Traditional areas *Johnny Appleseed *Monsters *Friday the 13th *Jersey Devil *Tooth fairy *Vampires *World War I and II *Witchcraft Ethnic *Baltic people in U.S. *Basque Americans *Corridos *Coyote *Dutch Americans *Gypsies *Korean Americans *Kwanzaa *Polish Americans Performers *Burl Ives *Blind Lemon Jefferson *Hudie Leadbelly Ledbetter *Memphis Minnie *Ma Rainey *Pete Seeger *Muddy Waters Scholars *Franz Boas *Joseph Campbell *Mary O. Eddy *Aurelio Macedonia Espinosa *Zora Neale Hurston *George Lyman Kittredge *Albert Bates Lord *Milman Parry *Charles M. Kinner.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Contributor:
Brunvand, Jan Harold.
Series:
Garland reference library of the humanities ; vol. 1551
Subjects:
ISBN:
0815307519
9780815307518
0815333501
9780815333500

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