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Author Fine, Gary Alan

Title Manufacturing tales : sex and money in contemporary legends / Gary Alan Fine
Edition 1st ed
Published Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©1992


Description 1 online resource (212 pages)
Series Publications of the American Folklore Society, New series
Publications of the American Folklore Society. New series (Unnumbered)
Contents Introduction: Toward a Framework for Contemporary Legends -- I. Sexual Fantasies. I. Evaluating Psychoanalytic Folklore: Are Freudians Ever Right? 2. The Promiscuous Cheerleader: An Adolescent Male Legend / Gary Alan Fine and Bruce Noel Johnson. 3. Welcome to the World of AIDS: Fantasies of Female Revenge -- II. Dangerous Products. 4. Cokelore and Coke Law: Urban Belief Tales and the Problem of Multiple Origins. 5. Folklore Diffusion Through Interactive Social Networks: Conduits in a Preadolescent Community. 6. The Kentucky Fried Rat: Legends and Modern Society -- III. Dangerous Capitalism. 7. The Goliath Effect: Corporate Dominance and Mercantile Legends. 8. Mercantile Legends and the World Economy: Dangerous Imports from the Third World. 9. Among Those Dark Satanic Mills: Rumors of Kooks, Cults, and Corporations -- IV. Corporate Redemption. 10. Redemption Rumors: Mercantile Legends and Corporate Beneficence. 11. Redemption Rumors and the Power of Ostension
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Sex -- Folklore.
Money -- Folklore
Genre/Form Folklore.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 91046237
ISBN 0870497545