Parsing Through Customs

Parsing Through Customs

Essays by A Freudian Folklorist

Book - 1987
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In these stimulating essays, Alan Dundes presents a history of psychoanalytic studies of folklore while also showing how folklore methodology can be used to clarify and validate psychoanalytic theory. Dundes' work is unique in its symbolic analysis of the ordinary imagination. His data are children's games, folktales, everyday speech, cultural metaphors for power and prestige, and rituals associated with childbirth.

Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, 1987
ISBN: 9780299112608
Branch Call Number: GR42 .D86 1987
Characteristics: xvi, 216 p. ; 23 cm


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