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America inlegend, folklore from the colonial period to the present

by Richard M. Dorson

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk-lore,American.,
  • United States -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p. 324-327.

    Statement(by) Richard M. Dorson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR105
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 336 p. :
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21358721M
    ISBN 100394461401

    America in Legend: Folklore from the Colonial Period to the Present. New York: Pantheon Books, New York: Pantheon Books, Feintuch,Burt, ed. Common Ground: Keywords for the Study of Expressive Culture.   American heroic paradigm is a system of heroic mythological and ideological verbalized concepts formed on the basis of Christian myths and local legends. M.R. Dorson introduced the notion of generalized hero to denote the dominant cultural heroes or heroic archetypes of the four main periods in American history: religious, democratic.

    FOLKLORE AND ORAL TRADITIONSBetween and , folklore studies in the United States blossomed. By the s the analysis of Native American folklore already was in full swing, and serious interest in transplanted Old World traditions and American ethnic, regional, and occupational traditions was emerging. Source for information on Folklore and Oral Traditions: American History Through. America in Legend: Folklore from the Colonial Period to the Present by Richard M. Dorson. New York: Pantheon Books, The American Folklore Reader: Folklore in American Literature by John Theodore Flanagan, and Arthur Palmer Hudson. New York: A. S. Barnes.

    At the same time, Latin American artistic centres such as Mexico City developed strong national art scenes with their own established critics, museums, and galleries. Colonial period, c. –c. Spanish explorers first traveled to the Americas in the late 15th and early 16th centuries. Colonial America was settled by Spanish, Dutch, French and English immigrants in colonies such as St. Augustine, Jamestown and Roanoke. Learn more about New World colonies on


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It covers so many types of folklore from witchcraft to druglore. Folklore is such an interesting topic because it can explain so much with little by: 5. America in legend: folklore from the colonial period to the present. New York, Pantheon Books [] (OCoLC) Online version: Dorson, Richard Mercer, America in legend: folklore from the colonial period to the present.

New York, Pantheon Books [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Richard M. Book America In Legend. Folklore from the Colonial Period to the Present, by Richard M Dorson, revd by Jospeh McElroy; illus. America In Legend: Folklore from the Colonial Period to the Present by Richard Mercer Dorson.

Pantheon Books. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.

Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. America in Legend book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Dorson posits four "impulses" in the history of American folklore: Religious (as exemplified by the colonial Salem Witch Hunts), Democratic (in the form of antebellum frontier heroes like Crockett and Mike Fink) /5(1).

Here, grounded firmly in American history, is a skilled folklorist's survey of the entire field of America's folklore—from colonization to mass g the forms and content of American folklore, Mr.

Dorson reveals the richness, pathos, and humor of genuine folklore, which he distinguishes from the "fakelore" of popularizers and chauvinists. Colonial America, ,” between - roughly - people Richard M.

Dorson comments in his book America in Legend: Richard M. America in Legend: Folklore from the Colonial Period to the Present. New York: Pantheon Books. Print. The colonial history of the United States covers the history of European colonization of America from the early 16th century until the incorporation of the colonies into the United States of America.

In the late 16th century, England, France, Castile, and the Dutch Republic launched major colonization programs in America.

The death rate was very high among those who arrived first, and some. Translated from the original edition in English: America in legend: folklore from the Colonial period to the present.

Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Other Titles: America in legend: folklore from the colonial period to the present.

Responsibility: Richard M. Dorson. America in Legend: Folklore from the Colonial Period to the Present by Richard M. Dorson (pp. ) Review by: Kay L. Cothran DOI: / Richard M. Dorson (–81) was a professor of history and folklore at Indiana University and the author of many books on American folk traditions, including American Folklore; America in Legend: Folklore from the Colonial Period to the Present; and Folklore and Folklif: an P.

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The period from toa time of readjustment in the affairs of the New England colonies, was characterized by widespread excitement and deep concern on the part of the colonies everywhere.

The territories, from Maine to the frontier of New York and the towns of Long Island all felt the strain of impending change in their political status.

Adding to the distress of the early colonists. Richard M. Dorson (–81) was a professor of history and folklore at Indiana University and the author of many books on American folk traditions, including American Folklore; America in Legend: Folklore from the Colonial Period to the Present; and Folklore and Folklif: an Introduction.

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Richard M. Dorson $ - $ America in legend: folklore from the colonial period to the present 78 copies Buying the Wind: Regional Folklore in the United States (Phoenix Books) 71 copies, 1 review Folklore and Folklife: An Introduction 64 copies, 1 review. American Folklore Book Summary: Studies the periods and influences in American folk culture from the Colonial era to the present day including a survey of prominent folk heroes 📒Italian American Folklore Frances M.

Malpezzi. Early amErican and colonial PEriod to A merican literature begins with the orally transmitted myths, legends, tales, and lyrics (always songs) of Indian cultures.

There was no written literature among the more than different Indian languages and tribal cultures that existed in North America before the first Europeans arrived.

As a result.Simon J. Bronner (ed.), "Book Clubs", Encyclopedia of American Studies, Johns Hopkins University Press, OCLC + "Print Culture" Rare Book School (in Virginia) bibliographies: History of the Book in America: A Survey from Colonial to Modern; History of the Book in America, c–; American Book in the Industrial Era, –Colonial literature.

The British colonies have often been regarded as the center of early American literature. However, the first European settlements in North America had been founded elsewhere many years earlier, and the dominance of the English language was not inevitable. The first item printed in Pennsylvania was in German and was the largest book printed in any of the colonies before the.