Dana Prescott Howell's The Development of Soviet Folkloristics (RLE Folklore): PDF

By Dana Prescott Howell

ISBN-10: 0824071484

ISBN-13: 9780824071486

Crucial to the area heritage of folkloristics is that this key research, first released in 1992, of the improvement of folklore examine within the Soviet Union. Nowhere else has political ideology been so seriously concerned with folklore scholarship. Professor Howell has tested intensive the institutional improvement of folkloristics within the Soviet Union within the first half the 20th century, concentrating specially upon the transition from pre-revolutionary Russian to Soviet Marxist folkloristics. The research of folklore moved from narrator experiences to the outline of the connection of lore to greater contexts of social teams and social periods. displaying a great wisdom of Russian, political thought and folkloristics, Dana Howell offers a precious window into the increase of folkloristics in a rustic present process virtually extraordinary adjustments in social and political conditions.

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