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- DescriptionPresents a number of the basic principles for the study of folklore. This translation offers English readers the 'rules' which became the foundation of not only every folklore program in Scandinavia but also most of the programs in the rest of the Western world. It aims to develop a methodology for the study of folk narrative.
- Author BiographyAXEL OLRIK (1864 1917) was Professor of Folklore at the University of Copenhagen and founder of the Danish Folklore Archives. He specialized in medieval Scandinavian folklore, ballads, legends, and comparative religion. Three of his books have appeared in English: The Heroic Legends of Denmark, Viking Civilization, and A Book of Danish Ballads.
- Author(s)Axel Olrik,Jody Jensen,Kirsten Wolf
- PublisherIndiana University Press
- Date of Publication01/06/1992
- GenreLiterary Criticism
- Series TitleFolklore Studies in Translation
- Place of PublicationBloomington, IN
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintIndiana University Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight500 g
- Width133 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine24 mm
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