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Eight Words for the Study of Expressive Culture

Social science


by
Burt Feintuch (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 248 pages

File size: 710 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Group. Art. Text. Genre. Performance. Context. Tradition. Identity. _x000B_No matter where we are — in academic institutions, in cultural agencies, at home, or in a casual conversation — these are words we use when we talk about creative expression in its cultural contexts. This volume is a thoughtful, interdisciplinary examination of the keywords that are integral to the formulation of ideas about the diversity of human creativity, presented as a set of essays by leading folklorists. Anchored by Feintuchs cogent introduction, the book features essays by Dorothy Noyes, Gerald L. Pocius, Jeff Todd Titon, Trudier Harris, Deborah A. Kapchan, Mary Hufford, Henry Glassie, and Roger D. Abrahams.

Group. Art. Text. Genre. Performance. Context. Tradition. Identity. _x000B_No matter where we are — in academic institutions, in cultural agencies, at home, or in a casual conversation — these are words we use when we talk about creative expression in its cultural contexts. This volume is a thoughtful, interdisciplinary examination of the keywords that are integral to the formulation of ideas about the diversity of human creativity, presented as a set of essays… (more)

Group. Art. Text. Genre. Performance. Context. Tradition. Identity. _x000B_No matter where we are — in academic institutions, in cultural agencies, at home, or in a casual conversation — these are words we use when we talk about creative expression in its cultural contexts. This volume is a thoughtful, interdisciplinary examination of the keywords that are integral to the formulation of ideas about the diversity of human creativity, presented as a set of essays by leading folklorists. Anchored by Feintuchs cogent introduction, the book features essays by Dorothy Noyes, Gerald L. Pocius, Jeff Todd Titon, Trudier Harris, Deborah A. Kapchan, Mary Hufford, Henry Glassie, and Roger D. Abrahams.

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