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Latter-day lore : Mormon folklore studies

Title
Latter-day lore : Mormon folklore studies / edited and with introductions by Eric A. Eliason and Tom Mould.
Publication
  • Salt Lake City : The University of Utah Press, [2013]
  • ©2013

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Description
xii, 591 pages : illustrations; 26 cm
Subject
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 539-579) and index.
Contents
Introduction: the Three Nephites and the history of Mormon folklore studies / Tom Mould and Eric A. Eliason -- 1. Utah Mormons / Richard M. Dorson -- 2. The Mormon landscape : definition of an image in the American west / Richard V. Francaviglia -- 3. The beehive in Utah folk art / Hal Cannon -- 4. Hay derricks of the Great Basin and Upper Snake River Valley addendum / Austin E. Fife and James M. Fife -- 5. Mormon gravestones : a folk expression of identity and belief / Carol Edison -- 6. A Mormon from the cradle to the grave / Austin E. and Alta Fife -- 7. Now that I've kissed the ground you walk on : a look at gender in creative date invitations / Kristi Bell Young -- 8. Made in heaven : marriage confirmation narratives among Mormons / George H. Schoemaker -- 9. Nameways in Latter-day Saint history, custom, and folklore / Eric A. Eliason -- 10. The beehive buffet / Anne F. Hatch -- 11. Early Mormon "magic" : insights from folklore and from literature / David A. Allred -- 12. Freeways, parking lots, and ice cream stands : the Three Nephites in contemporary society / William A. Wilson -- 13. Transformations of power : Mormon women's visionary narratives / Margaret K. Brady -- 14. Narratives of personal revelation among Latter-day Saints / Tom Mould -- 15. The great and dreadful day : Mormon folklore of the apocalypse / Susan Peterson -- 16. Fate and the persecutors of Joseph Smith : transmutations of an American myth / Richard C. Poulsen -- 17. Pioneers and recapitulation in Mormon popular historical expression / Eric A. Eliason -- 18. Orrin Porter Rockwell : the modern Samson / Gustive O. Larson -- 19. The ballad of the "Mountain Meadows massacre" / J. Barre Toelken -- 20. Portraits in song : gleanings from the Brigham Young folk song cycle / Jill Terry Rudy -- 21. As the saints go marching by : modern jokelore concerning Mormons / Jan Harold Brunvand -- 22. Sanpete County humor : the tales and the tellers / Edward A. Geary -- 23. For time and eternity : BYU coed jokes and the seriousness of Mormon humor / Steve Siporin -- 24. Hierarch and mule-skinner : a selection from Mormon country / Wallace Stegner -- 25. On being human : the folklore of Mormon missionaries / William A. Wilson -- 26. Gringo jeringo : anglo Mormon missionary culture in Bolivia / David Knowlton -- 27. "Of course, in Guatemala, bananas are better" : exotic and familiar eating experiences of Mormon missionaries / Jill Terry Rudy -- 28. Mormonism, the Maori, and cultural authenticity / Grant Underwood.
Call Number
JFF 14-196
ISBN
  • 9781607812845 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 1607812843 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9781607812852
  • 1607812851
LCCN
2013025402
OCLC
854139803
Title
Latter-day lore : Mormon folklore studies / edited and with introductions by Eric A. Eliason and Tom Mould.
Publisher
Salt Lake City : The University of Utah Press, [2013]
Copyright Date
©2013
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 539-579) and index.
Added Author
Eliason, Eric A. (Eric Alden), 1967- editor.
Mould, Tom, 1969- editor.
Research Call Number
JFF 14-196
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