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American Folklore and the Mass Media (Paperback)

Author: Degh, Linda

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This book shows how folklore -- magic, miracles, and tales ofenchanted princesses and genial giants -- is still alive and well in the modern massmedia.... contains a wealth of facts and observations with which to conjure. -- Journal of Communication D gh brings her decades ofexpertise in folk narrative to bear in this well-researched, provocative study ofthe interrelationship between traditional processes of folk narrative performancesand modern mass media.... Highly recommended... --Choice Spanning folk cultural developments as old asfeudalism and as new as todays TV ad, American Folklore and the Mass Mediademonstrates how vital folklore remains, how often it absorbs -- rather than beingabsorbed by -- the most dramatic technological innovations and socialrealignments. -- Carl Lindahl.. . all six essays aremeaty and informative contributions to vital folkloric issues... --Contemporary Legend *Author: Degh, Linda/ Da(c)Gh, Linda/ D?gh, Linda *Series Title: Folklore Today *Binding Type: Paperback *Number of Pages: 216 *Publication Date: 1994/02/22 *Language: English *Dimensions: 9.25 x 6.16 x 0.60 inches


Publisher Indiana Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780253208446
SKU 203130594
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0253208440
Release Date 1/23/2012
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