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New York Folklore Vol. 9. Nos. 3-4, Summer, 1983
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Vol. 9 , Nos. 1-2, Summer 1983
“Folklore: The State of the Field”: Proceedings of the Middle Atlantic Folklife Association Annual Meeting, Salisbury State College, Maryland,
April 9–10, 1983.

CONTENTS

The State of Folkloristics: Introduction Simon J. Bronner 1

Scholarly Communication Among Folklorists: Issues and Prospects
David S. Azzolina 5

Notes on a Sociology of Folklore as a Science
Sue Samuelson 13

The Supernatural and the Sociology of Knowledge: Explaining Academic Belief
David J. Hufford 21

Daniel Brinton’s Concept of Folklore
Becky Vorpagel 31

A. Irving Hallowell: His Contributions to Folklore Studies

Leonard Norman Primiano
43

'Tin Plate Town': Coping with 'New' Concepts on the Writers' Project in Pennsylvania
Sally Peterson 55

History As a Tool in a Folklife Study of the Catawba Indians of South Carolina
Thomas J. Blumer 67

'Learning of the People': Folkloristics in the Study of Behavior and Thought
Simon J. Bronner 75

Folklore and ... What?
W. F. H. Nicolaisen 89

CONTRIBUTORS
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“Folklore is not sociology but is shares with it the concept of register, folklore is not anthropology but it shares with it a desire to understand culture, folklore is not linguistics, but is shares with it an interest in regional variations of speech, folklore is not history but the folklorist and the oral historian have much in common, including their informants, and so on. Thus I see folklore as one of several partially overlapping fields of inquiry, each scrutinizing, analyzing, interpreting its own segment of the world.” From the “Folklore and . . . What?” by W. H. F. Nicolaisen



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