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  1. The Brothers Grimm (RLE Folklore)

    By Ruth Michaelis-Jena

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    This is the first modern biography of the Brothers Grimm, first published in 1970. It is a study of them in their background of late eighteenth-century and nineteenth-century Germany, and shows the position they held in their society as founders of Germanic philology, as members of the 'Göttingen...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Cambridgeshire Customs and Folklore (RLE Folklore)

    By Enid Porter

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    Enid Porter spent many years collecting and recording from Cambridgeshire people the folk beliefs and customs held and observed in the country, both past and present. The subjects covered in the book, first published in 1969, range from the folklore of courtship, marriage, birth and death, of trees...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Development of Soviet Folkloristics (RLE Folklore)

    By Dana Prescott Howell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    Crucial to the world history of folkloristics is this key study, first published in 1992, of the development of folklore study in the Soviet Union. Nowhere else has political ideology been so heavily involved with folklore scholarship. Professor Howell has examined in depth the institutional...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Ewe Comic Heroes (RLE Folklore)

    Trickster Tales in Togo

    By Zinta Konrad

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    The trickster character is prominent in the cultural, particularly narrative, traditions of many different peoples throughout the world. Comic and serious, stupid and clever, benevolent and evil, winner and loser, the trickster is a study in contradictions. The trickster cannot be pigeonholed, for...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Folktales of Newfoundland (RLE Folklore)

    The Resilience of the Oral Tradition

    By Herbert Halpert, J.D.A. Widdowson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    This collection of Newfoundland folk narratives, first published in 1996, grew out of extensive fieldwork in folk culture in the province. The intention was to collect as broad a spectrum of traditional material as possible, and Folktales of Newfoundland is notable not only for the number and...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Forgotten Folk-tales of the English Counties (RLE Folklore)

    By Ruth L. Tongue

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    In this book, first published in 1970, Ruth L. Tongue has collected a number of county folk tales recorded by her from childhood onwards, from old people, village children and farm round-the-fire sessions. Many of the beliefs embodied in the gipsy and witchcraft tales are still in practice today...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Interpreting Legend (RLE Folklore)

    Danish Storytellers and their Repertoires

    By Timothy R. Tangherlini

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    This book, first published in 1994, sets ‘repertoire against raconteur’ in order to explore one of the world’s largest collections of folk literature. The author’s findings, and his creative and synthetic methodologies, enhance greatly our understanding of the world of the legend, and especially...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Old Wives' Tales (RLE Folklore)

    Life-stories from Ibibioland

    By Iris Andreski

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    The authentic voice of the tribal African woman has rarely been publicised. The picture given in these Ibibio autobiographies is strikingly different from the accepted image. This generation is the 'Iban Isong' – the Daughters of the Land – who have lived close to the soil under conditions little...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Oral Style (RLE Folklore)

    By Marcel Jousse

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    In this book, first published in 1990, Edgard Sienaert and Richard Whitaker offer the first English translation of Marcel Jousse’s crucially important work, Le style oral. As the translators observe, this study fired the imagination of contemporary intellectuals in Paris soon after its publication...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. A Scottish Ballad Book (RLE Folklore)

    By David Buchan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    The popular appeal of the ballad is perennial, and few literary genres give so much pleasure to so many kinds of people. This anthology, first published in 1973, is drawn from the richest ballad tradition in Britain, that of the Northeast of Scotland. It provides a fresh and original choice of...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture
    Edited by Fernando Vidal, Nélia Dias
    To Be Published July 14th 2015
  2. Ethnographies in Pan Pacific Research: Tensions and Positionings
    Edited by Robert E. Rinehart, elke emerald, Rangi Matamua
    To Be Published July 21st 2015
  3. Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology
    By Various
    To Be Published July 21st 2015
  4. Everyday Life
    By Ágnes Heller
    To Be Published July 21st 2015
  5. Renaissance Man
    By Ágnes Heller
    To Be Published July 21st 2015

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