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Folklore in Utah

A History and Guide to Resources

by David Stanley

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Utah State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History: American,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Folklore,
  • United States - General,
  • Study and teaching (Higher),
  • Reference,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Utah,
  • Biography,
  • Folklore,
  • Folklorists,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8381975M
    ISBN 100874215889
    ISBN 109780874215885

    Folklorists are great fans of the internet, where they can track the evolution of folklore almost in “real time,” said McNeill. She’s the co-author of the book on perhaps the internet’s greatest folkloric phenomenon: Slender Man is Coming: Creepypasta and Contemporary Legends on the Internet (Utah State University Press). Das Kloster: Weltlich und Geistlich Johann Scheible Stuttgart: Verlag des Herausgebers, First edition. Das Kloster (“The Cloister”) is a collection of magical and occult texts, chapbooks, folklore, superstition and fairy tales from the German Renaissance compiled by Stuttgart antiquarian Johann Scheible. It was published in twelve volumes between and

    Folklore, and compiled and edited an anthology, Out of the Ordinary: Folklore and the Supernatural. She holds a master's degree in American studies/folklore from USU. Kathryn L. MacKay holds a Ph.D. in American Indian history from the University of Utah and now teaches history, honors, and women’s studies at Webe r State University in Ogden.   Hundreds of gambling implements, including dice, hoops, carved sticks and other items, have been found in a cave on the shore of the Great Salt Lake, known simply as ‘Cave 1’, according to a report by Science and News website Western Digs.. The items were used in games of skill and chance and archaeologists believe there may be more t other implements still to be found.

    USU Folklore Program, Logan, UT. likes 4 talking about this 1 was here. This is the official Facebook page for the Folklore Program at Utah State University. We offer an undergraduate minor. Oring's introductory folklore text consists of a series of essays by leading scholars that give the student a solid sense of major folklore topics and interpretive techniques. Since , when it was first published, this book has met the need for good instructional material at a time of tremendous growth in folklore programs and introductory.


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Folklore in Utah by David Stanley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Part IV examines public folklore programs including organizations, conferences, and tourism. Back matter describes academic programs at Utah institutions of higher education, summarizes the holdings of the various folklore archives in the state, and provides a complete cross-indexed bibliography of articles, books, and recordings of Utah : $ The second item was a transcription of an interview that Anne F.

Hatch conducted with Alta for the Fife Folklore Archives at Utah State University infour years before Alta’s death. In the interview, Alta was reminiscing about a cross-country automobile trip from Boston to Los Angeles that she and Austin undertook after his discharge.

The study and presentation of folklore in Utah—in printed form—dates back only tobut the observation of folklore certainly predates that figure by centuries if not millennia. A guide for collectors of folklore in Utah. [Jan Harold Brunvand] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jan Harold Brunvand. Find more information about: ISBN:   Interwoven: Junipers and the Web of Being by Kristen Rogers-Iversen, copublished with the Utah State Historical Society, was named a “notable book” by the prize committee of the Sigurd F.

Olson Nature Writing Award. American Folklore: Utah Utah came to the attention of European explorers late in the exploration game in North America. No European was interested in settling there until the s because of its desert climate, though it was home to Native Americans for thousands of years.

Utah has some unique and interesting folklore. Mormon folklore includes tales, oral history, popular beliefs, customs, music, jokes, and material culture traditions. In folklore studies, Mormons can be seen as a regional group, since the core group of Mormon settlers in Utah had a common religion and had to modify their surroundings for survival.

The Fife Folklore Archives is one of the largest repositories of American folklore in the United States. The FFA is part of Utah State University's Special Collections and Archives where the historical American Folklore Society Manuscript Collection is housed.

Established inthe Archives is an integral part of USU's cultural studies arena. When it comes to legends and tales of scary monsters, Utah can’t compare to the vampires and werewolves of the Transylvanian Alps.

But believe it or not, Utah. Taylor Swift's British actor boyfriend of over three years, Joe Alwyn, isn't the type to reveal much about their life together, especially on social he gave the world a small glimpse at.

In the past the Folklore Society of Utah has examined the work of such scholars in biographical and other essays published in its newsletters. This book incorporates those essays and goes well beyond them to include many other topices, offering a thorough history of folklore studies and a guide to resources for those pursuing research in Utah Cited by: 2.

—Folklore "[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 Reviews: The Meaning of Folklore: The Analytical Essays of Alan Dundes (Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, c), by Alan Dundes, ed.

by Simon J. Bronner. PDF with commentary at ; page images at HathiTrust; A Book of Folk-Lore, by S. Baring-Gould (HTML at ) Custom and Myth, by Andrew Lang (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML). Numerous chapters are revisions of essays originally published in the Utah folklife newletter between and Part of the Folklore Commons Recommended Citation Dundes, A., & Bronner, S.

The meaning of folklore: The analytical essays of Alan Dundes. Logan: Utah State University Press. This Book is brought to you for free and open access by the USU Press at [email protected]

It has been accepted for inclusion in All USU Press Publications by. Folklore in Utah: A History and Guide to Resources (Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, c), ed.

by David Stanley (PDF with commentary at ) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Filed under: Utah -- Folklore. Folklore in Utah: A History and Guide to Resources (Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, c), ed. In the largest group of the Latter Day Saint movement, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), folklore is usually distinguished from church doctrine, but there is no universally accepted method of determining where doctrine ends and folklore Latter-day Saints consider material in the church's scriptures and joint statements of the First Presidency and Quorum.

Lynne S. McNeill is assistant professor of folklore in the English Department at Utah State University. She is author of the popular textbook Folklore Rules, co-editor of Slender Man is Coming: Creepypasta and Contemporary Legends on the Internet, and reviews editor for the journal Contemporary Legend.

Her current research includes vaccines, pandemic illness, contagion and contamination, stigmatized diseases, disability, health information on the internet, and Slender Man. She is the author of the Brian McConnell Book Award winner Vaccinations and Public Concern in History and coeditor of Diagnosing Folklore.

Folklore Society of Utah, between and Publication of this book was supported by a grant from the Utah State Historical Society to the Folklore Society of Utah.

This publication has received funding from the Utah Humanities Council. Folklore comprises the artistic, interactive dimension of Utah's cultural heritage, including forms of conversational expression, narrative, music, dance, customs, and the making of physical objects.

Generally learned in informal ways (by personal example, by word of mouth, or by repetition within.The Folklore Wiki > Publications and Communications > Notable Books: Folklore Dictionaries and Encyclopedias This is a list of most important college-level folklore textbooks published in the last 30 years.

The edited volumes on this list contain essays by many folklorists. Scottish folklore is full of mythical water creatures, but Nessie is definitely the most famous. In appearance, the Loch Ness Monster resembles a plesiosaur, a water-based dinosaur.