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Title The individual and tradition : folkloristic perspectives / edited by Ray Cashman, Tom Mould, and Pravina Shukla
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 547 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Special Publications of the Folklore Institute ; no. 8
Special publications of the Folklore Institute ; no. 8
Contents Introduction: the individual and tradition / Ray Cashman, Tom Mould, and Pravina Shukla -- Entering tradition: Kim Ellington, Catawba Valley potter / Charles G. Zug -- Delight in skill: the stone carvers' art / Marjorie Hunt -- The "Talking Machine Story Teller": Cal Stewart and the remediation of storytelling / Richard Bauman -- Chief Ovia Idah: Bricoleur of Benin City and a star for all times / Philip M. Peek -- Place matters: a wooden boat builder in the twenty-first century / Maggie Holtzberg -- A backdoor into performance / Tom Mould -- The maintenance of heritage: Kersti Jobs-Björklöf and Swedish folk costume / Pravina Shukla -- The world of ogre-tile makers: the Onihyaku line in Hekinan, Japan / Takashi Takahara -- Bringing them back: Wanda Aragon and the revival of historic pottery designs at Acoma / Karen M. Duffy -- Artistic courage in small groups: identity, intermediality, and Indian Country / Michael Robert Evans -- Navigating the legends of Treasure Island: narrative, maps and the material / Greg Kelley -- Fluid identities: Madame d'Aulnoy, Mother Bunch, and fairy-tale history / Jennifer Schacker -- Counting the stars: the study of creativity on a human scale, or how a bunch of Cajun and German farmers and fabricators in Louisiana invented a traditional amphibious boat / John Laudun -- On middle-range structures in heroic epic / William Hansen -- The role of tradition in the individual: at work in Donegal with Packy Jim McGrath / Ray Cashman -- Customizing myth: the personal in the public / John Holmes McDowell -- David Drake: potter, poet, rebel / John Michael Vlach -- The mother's voice: an analysis of the content of Turkish lullabies / İlhan Bașgöz -- Contested performance and joke aesthetics / Elliott Oring -- Vernacular interpretation in a public folklore event: listening to the call of Florida fiddlers, three / Gregory Hansen -- Georgia decoy maker Ernie Mills: a folk artist defines his work / John A. Burrison -- Rapid transportation / Lee Haring -- Working through tradition: rug farming in Anatolia / George Jevremović -- A few of my favorite things about North Carolina pottery / Mark Hewitt -- That's where I came in : Henry and his teachers / Robert Cochran -- At the Black Pig's Dyke and other writing: crossing borders of art and tradition / Vincent Woods -- A folklorist's work: Henry Glassie's life in the field / Ray Cashman, Tom Mould, and Pravina Shukla
Summary Profiles of artists and performers from around the world form the basis of this innovative volume that explores the many ways individuals engage with, carry on, revive, and create tradition. Leading scholars in folklore studies consider how the field has addressed the relationship between performer and tradition and examine theoretical issues involved in fieldwork and the analysis and dissemination of scholarship in the context of relationships with the performers. These vivid case studies exemplify the b
Notes "Honoring Henry Glassie and his remarkable contributions to the field of folklore"--Page 4 of cover
Festschrift for Henry Glassie
Includes "A Folklorist's Work: Henry Glassie's Life in the Field"--Page 429-528
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Glassie, Henry, 1941-
Artisans -- Social life and customs.
Folk artists -- Social life and customs.
Storytelling -- Performance.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Form Electronic book
Author Cashman, Ray.
Mould, Tom, 1969-
Shukla, Pravina.
ISBN 0253005663 (electronic bk.)
9780253005663 (electronic bk.)