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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

If you take myth and folklore, and these things that speak in symbols, they can be interpreted in so many ways that although the actual image is clear enough, the interpretation is infinitely blurred, a sort of enormous rainbow of every possible colour you could imagine.
Diana Wynne Jones

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

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

One of the best things about folklore and fairy tales is that the best fantasy is what you find right around the corner, in this world. That's where the old stuff came from.
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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