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The Resource Contemporary folklore, by Shirley Brinkerhoff

Contemporary folklore, by Shirley Brinkerhoff

Label
Contemporary folklore
Title
Contemporary folklore
Statement of responsibility
by Shirley Brinkerhoff
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chock-full of bizarre stories, contemporary folktales help us handle our deepest feelings about life, including love, sex and divorce, and our most embarrasing moments
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/091732
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GR78
LC item number
B75 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
North American folklore
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Contemporary folklore, by Shirley Brinkerhoff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [102]) and index
Contents
Folklore today : urban legends -- Words to the wise : warnings and advice -- Professionally speaking : legends from the world of work -- The battle of the sexes : love, sex, and divorce -- On the road again : tales of travelers -- "Cyberlore" and other electronic horrors : folklore in an age of new inventions -- Strange beasts and pesky creatures : animals in contemporary folklore -- Out of this world : aliens and the supernatural -- Life's most embarrassing moments : contemporary tales of humiliation -- Finding meaning and excitement : the purpose of legends
Control code
2211770
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
101, [1] p.
Isbn
9781590843314
Lccn
2002154726
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Stock number
1147282
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51266370
  • (OCoLC)51266370
Label
Contemporary folklore, by Shirley Brinkerhoff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [102]) and index
Contents
Folklore today : urban legends -- Words to the wise : warnings and advice -- Professionally speaking : legends from the world of work -- The battle of the sexes : love, sex, and divorce -- On the road again : tales of travelers -- "Cyberlore" and other electronic horrors : folklore in an age of new inventions -- Strange beasts and pesky creatures : animals in contemporary folklore -- Out of this world : aliens and the supernatural -- Life's most embarrassing moments : contemporary tales of humiliation -- Finding meaning and excitement : the purpose of legends
Control code
2211770
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
101, [1] p.
Isbn
9781590843314
Lccn
2002154726
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Stock number
1147282
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51266370
  • (OCoLC)51266370

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