Children's Folklore: A Handbook (Greenwood Folklore - download pdf or read online

By Elizabeth Tucker

ISBN-10: 0313341893

ISBN-13: 9780313341892

Children have their very own video games, tales, riddles, and so on. This publication supplies scholars and normal readers an advent to kid's folklore. incorporated are chapters at the definition and category of kid's folklore, the presence of kid's folklore in literature and pop culture, and the scholarly interpretation of kid's folklore. the quantity additionally incorporates a wide selection of examples and texts demonstrating the range of kid's folklore round the world.

Children have continuously had their very own video games, tales, riddles, jokes, and so on. again and again, kid's folklore differs considerably from the folklore of the grownup global, because it displays the actual matters and stories of youth. within the overdue nineteenth century, kid's folklore begun receiving transforming into quantities of scholarly awareness, and it's now the most renowned issues between folklorists, normal readers, and scholars. This booklet is a handy and authoritative creation to kid's folklore for nonspecialists.

The quantity starts off with a dialogue of ways kid's folklore is outlined, and the way a number of different types of kid's folklore are labeled. this can be by way of a beneficiant number of examples and texts illustrating the range of kid's folklore from all over the world. The ebook then appears at how students have spoke back to kid's folklore because the nineteenth century, and the way kid's folklore has develop into trendy in pop culture. A thesaurus and bibliography around out the volume.

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