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Folklore and book culture

by Kevin J. Hayes

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature and folklore.,
  • Books -- Folklore.,
  • Tales -- History and criticism.,
  • Popular literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-160) and index.

    StatementKevin J. Hayes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR41.3 .H39 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 167 p. ;
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1005996M
    ISBN 100870499785
    LC Control Number96045802

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