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New York Folklore Vol. 8. Nos. 1-2, Summer, 1982
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NEW YORK FOLKLORE
Vol. 8, Nos. 1-2, Summer, 1982
CONTENTS

The Hidden Past of Material Culture Studies in American Folkloristics Simon J. Bronner 1

Jennie’s Quilts: The Interface of Folk and Popular Tradition in the Work of a New York Quiltmaker
Yvonne J. Milspaw 11

A Folkloric Approach to Nineteenth-Century County Historians
Karen D. Lux 25

In the Suicide Mountains: An Invitation to Performance
Cristina Bacchilega 35

The Text Is Not a Thing: The Not-So-Grand Dichotomy Reconsidered
Judith Levin 49

Iroquois Irwin: New York Dancing Master
Robert M. Rennick 59

The Meandering Banks of the Dee
Arthur F. Schrader 65

By Their Names You Shall Know Them: A Toponymic Approach to the American Land and Ethos
Wilbur Zelinsky 85

CONTRIBUTORS
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