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Legend and Belief: Dialectics of a Folklore Genre

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Legend and Belief
Dialectics of a Folklore Genre

Linda Degh

An acclaimed folklorist asks "What is legend?"

Legend and Belief is a descriptive and analytical study of the legend, the most prolific and characteristic form of folklore in contemporary Western civilization. Not that the legend does not have ancient roots; like the tale, the joke, the ballad, the proverb, and mummer
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Hardcover, 512 pages
Published November 1st 2001 by Indiana University Press
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