Proza folklorystyczna u progu XXI wieku. Part 1

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Series: Monographs and Materials 1 (Monografie i Materiały 1)

Edited by: Agnieszka Przybyła-Dumin
The world of diverse of the belonging to folklore tales is an unusual, puzzling world, containing an infinite wealth of information about its creators and carriers – their values, norms, fears, and views. Tales have been accompanying people for so long that they have become an inseparable part of communication. They manifest themselves in all spheres of life and are a collective recipe, thanks to which many dilemmas, difficulties and mysteries are solved.

The monograph entitled: Folklore Prose on the Threshold of the 21st Century is a summary of long-term field research conducted in the region of Dąbrowa Basin. Six epic genres were recorded and analyzed: a folk tale, legend, anecdote, memoir, and a contemporary legend, present in transmission the late 20th century and early 21st century. In spite of many changes we did not cease the creation of such stories. They undergo transformation, but they are still an inherent part of our lives.

ISBN 978-83-7164-760-4
235×160 mm, s. 326, 2013