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By Alan Dundes

The essays of Alan Dundes nearly created the that means of folklore as an American educational self-discipline. but a lot of them went speedy out of print after their preliminary e-book in far-flung journals. introduced jointly for the 1st time during this quantity compiled and edited through Simon Bronner,  the choice surveys Dundes's significant rules and emphases, and is brought by way of Bronner with a radical research of Dundes's lengthy occupation, his interpretations, and his inestimable contribution to folklore studies.

Runner-up, the Wayland Hand Award for Folklore and historical past, 2009

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