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New York Folklore Vol. 5. Nos. 1-2, 1979
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NEW YORK FOLKLORE
Vol. 5, Nos. 1-2, Summer, 1979
CONTENTS

Unsung Songs of Protest: The Composers Collective of New York David King Dunaway 1

Living Room Furnishings, Ethnic Identity, and Acculturation Among Greek-Philadelphians
Robert Thomas Teske 21

Selected Name Lore in the Fiction of James Fenimore Cooper
Warren S. Walker 33

In Defense of Paul Bunyan
Edith Fowke 43

Cueing the Stereotype: The Verbal Strategy of the Ethnic Joke
William M. Clements 53

The Role of Wish Fulfillment in Marchen: An Adlerian Approach
Mark Glazer 63

Introducing Folklore into the High School Curriculum
Mark E. Workman 79

Folklore Diffusion Through Interactive Social Networks: Conduits in a Preadolescent Community
Gary Alan Fine 87

Book Review: The Magician, the Witch and the Law (Edward Peters)
Rossell Hope Robbins 79


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“To many high school students, folklore is synonymous with the stories they heard as children about kind and evil fairies, magic frogs and wands ... [or] the stories and customs from the times of their grandparents ... While both these assessments are of course correct, each is informed—albeit naively—by the assumption that folklore must be a relic from the past rather than something which can be created anew in the here and now.” From the “Introducing Folklore into the High School Curriculum,” by Mark E. Workman



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