Wisconsin Folklore

By: James Leary

For the first time, a comprehensive collection of the rich and highly entertaining traditions of Wisconsin folklore have been gathered in one book. Within these pages the reader will find that this book covers an enormous range of topics: Polka music, Paul Bunyan legends, tavern amusements, hmong practices, wedding and funeral customs, native american mythological tricksters, German dialect expressions and many more!
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Wisconsin Folklore
Wisconsin Folklore
 
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By: James Leary

For the first time, a comprehensive collection of the rich and highly entertaining traditions of Wisconsin folklore have been gathered in one book. These pages offer nearly 50 annotated and illustrated entries where anthropologists, ethnomusicologists, historians, journalists, museologists, writers of fiction, folklorists, and just folks from 1884 to 1997 cover an enormous range of topics: Polka music, Paul Bunyan legends, tavern amusements, hmong practices, wedding and funeral customs, native american mythological tricksters, German dialect expressions and many more!

ISBN: 0299160343
542 pp, illustrated
softcover
SKU: 0299160343

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