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New York Folklore Vol. 7. Nos. 1-2, 1981
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NEW YORK FOLKLORE
Vol. 7, Nos. 1-2, Summer, 1981
Folklore Contexts: Studies on the Spatial Matrix and Essays on the
Temporal Re-Construction of Folklore


CONTENTS

Remarks on Folklore Contexts—The Discourse of Folklore Gerald E. Warshaver 1

Southern Exposures: The Urban Experience and the Re-construction of Black Folk Culture and Community in the Works of Richard Wright and Zora Neale Hurston
Günter H. Lenz 3

O. Henry’s Use of Stereotypes in his New York City Stories: An Example of the Utilization of Folklore in Literature
Martin B. Ostrofsky 41

Old-Time Music and the Urban Folk Revival
R. Raymond Allen 65

Spacey Soviets and the Russian Attitude Toward Territorial Passage
Natalie K. Moyle 83

Indian Sikh Homes Out of North American Houses: Mental Culture in Material Translation
Christine A. Cartwright 97

The Near East Restaurant: A Study of the Spatial Manifestation of the Folklore of Ethnicity
Shalom Staub 113

CONTRIBUTORS
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“This romanticizing of rural living through old-time music suggests that what is actually being revived is not only a genre of folk music, but cultural elements of a bygone era that symbolize a better way of life.” From the “Old-Time Music and the Urban Folk Revival,” by R. Raymond Allen



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