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By Jan Harold Brunvand

comprises over 500 articles
Ranging over foodways and folksongs, quiltmaking and desktop lore, Pecos invoice, Butch Cassidy, and Elvis sightings, greater than 500 articles highlight people literature, tune, and crafts; activities and vacation trips; tall stories and mythical figures; genres and types; scholarly ways and theories; areas and ethnic teams; performers and creditors; writers and students; non secular ideals and practices. The alphabetically prepared entries fluctuate from concise definitions to exact surveys, each one observed by means of a quick, up to date bibliography.
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*More than 2000 members
*Over 500 articles highlight folks literature, song, crafts, and extra
*Alphabetically prepared
*Entries observed through updated bibliographies
*Edited by way of America's best-known folklore authority

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