Voices Journal Volume 1976: 3-4

Edited by Todd DeGarmo

Articles In This Volume

"Remember Me": the Sources of American Sampler Verses

Fratto examines the origins and use of verses stiched by young girls on American "samplers."

Computerlore: The Bit Bucket

An article about folklore and computer programming from the viewpoint of an early programmer.

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas: Its Recent Acceptance into the American Popular Christmas Tradition

This article examines the Dr. Suess story, "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," in its use of secular Christmas symbols and reasons that that is the reason for its popularity as a story told during the Christmas season.

Ethnic Folklore and the School Art Curriculum

Using folklore genres to engage secondary school students, the author dicusses the use of folklore in the art classroom.

Folklore as Wartime Propaganda

The Folklore of war time, shared by veterans

Garage Sale Folklore

An exploration of the pheonomenon of the "garage sale," and an examination of its participants

Popular Folk Synonymies

The author provides idioms of folk speech.

Religious and Scriptural Paradies

The author examines parodies of religious texts in contemporary usage.

Rufus Rawlin's Ride

An examination of the Ballad of Rufus Rawlin's Ride

The Dutch Barn in America: Survival of a Medieval Structural Frame

An exploration of the European precedents for the New World Dutch Barn

The Enlisted Man: Army Folklore

The folklore of enlisted men, from 1970.

The Folk and the Region

Defining the idea of "region" in American Folklore scholarship

The Rhythm of Something Imperishable: An Investigation of the Powers of Game

Cochran applies sociocultural and symbolic theories to his discussion of games and sport.

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