Folklore in Utah

Stanley, David (editor)

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Place Published: Logan, UT
Publisher: Utah State University Press
Date Published: 2004
Binding: Paperback
Condition: NEW
ISBN: 0874215889
Book Id: 27435


352 pp. [33 cm] New, paperback. A few scratches on the back cover toward the bottom


This in-depth look at over one hundred years of folklore research and programming demonstrates that Utah has provided material and inspiration for many prominent folklorists. Essays in this collection survey research in the state from 1891 to 2004 and consider developments in academic and public-sector folklore in both Utah and the United States. Following a thorough historical introduction, part 1 profiles the first folklorists in the state, including Hector Lee, Austin and Alta Fife, Wayland Hand, Thomas Cheney, and Lester Hubbard. Part 2 looks at the careers of prominent Utah scholars Jan Harold Brunvand, Barre

By This Author: Stanley, David (editor)
By This Publisher: Utah State University Press