Folklore Rules (Hardcover)
A Fun, Quick, and Useful Introduction to the Field of Academic Folklore Studies
Utah State University Press, 9780874219050, 100pp.
Publication Date: October 10, 2013
Through these chapters students are guided toward a working understanding of the field, learn basic terms and techniques, and learn to perceive the knowledge base and discourse frame for materials used in folklore courses. Folklore Rules will appeal to instructors and students for a variety of courses, including introductory folklore and comparative studies as well as literature, anthropology, and composition classes that include a folklore component.
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Praise For Folklore Rules: A Fun, Quick, and Useful Introduction to the Field of Academic Folklore Studies…
—Martha Sims, Ohio State University
—John E. Price, New Directions in Folklore
"McNeill's books is confidently situated at the portal of academic folklore studies, ready to give directions and conscisely explain the rules of folklore, and how folklore rules."
—Journal of American Folklore
"This concise introduction to the study of folklore offers an appealing alternative to existing folklore textbooks. Lynne McNeill's talent for teaching undergraduates is clear in this eloquently writter text, which presents the fundamentals of folklore study in a uniquely engaging way."
"[A] perfect introduction to the field of folklore studies. . . . Folklore Rules is a delightful book that accomplishes what it sets out to do. It makes the field of folklore understandable without diminishing its complexities, and it shows how exciting and culturally insightful folklore study can be."
—Journal of American Culture