In Search of Authenticity: Formation of Folklore Studies

In Search of Authenticity: Formation of Folklore Studies

By: Regina F. Bendix (author)Paperback

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The author of this text explores notions of authenticity in German and American folklore studies from the 18th century to the present. She demonstrates how authenticity was used to foster national causes and uphold a belief in cultural essence against feelings of loss inherent in modernization.

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  • publication date: 31/12/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780299155445
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780299155445
  • weight: 435
  • ISBN10: 0299155447

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