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Definition of Folklore

Folklore

  1. Alt. of Folk lore

Folklore Quotations

If a student takes the whole series of my folklore courses including the graduate seminars, he or she should learn something about fieldwork, something about bibliography, something about how to carry out library research, and something about how to publish that research.
Alan Dundes

I'm obsessed with the countryside: woods, forests, fields, lakes, mountains. I'm really into folk music and folklore. But more so I'm into electronic music. I'm into bands that have both aspects, like Boards of Canada is a perfect example. You could listen to that type of music running through a woods. It's kind of what I wanted to achieve.
Ellie Goulding

Folklore used to be passed by word of mouth, from one generation to the next; that's what makes it folklore, as opposed to, say, history, which is written down and stored in an archive.
Jill Lepore

When fairy tales are written in the west, they're known as folklore. In the east, fairy tales are called religions.
Paul Henderson

Read the folklore masters. Go to galleries. Walk in the woods. That's what you need to be an artist or storyteller.
Terri Windling
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Folklore Translations

folklore in Dutch is folklore, volkskunde
folklore in French is folklore
folklore in German is Volkskunde
folklore in Spanish is folclore
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