Greek and Roman Folklore, A Handbook

Anderson, Graham (2006) Greek and Roman Folklore, A Handbook. Greenwood Folklore Handbooks . Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, 234 pp. ISBN 031333573. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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The first presentation of Ancient Folklore as a unified discipline for some eighty years: brings together issues traditionally diffused through ancient religion, myth, anthropology and other areas; sets out to evaluate recently emergent methodologies, championing Aarne-Thompson against Propp; and sets out to bridge the gap between classicists with no folklore and folklorists with no classics. Presents folklore as an ‘or-so-they-say’ subject, a formula which usefully cuts across the many competing definitions based on disciplinary presuppositions.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DE The Mediterranean Region. The Greco-Roman World
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Maureen Nunn
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2007 18:51
Last Modified: 08 Jul 2011 15:31
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