The Folklore and Folklife of New Jersey

New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Univ. Press, 1983. Softcovers. Oversized in illustrated softcovers; 253 pps. with index, bibliography. Over 50 illustrations. Historian and folklorist uses historical documents, interviews and artifacts to present this unique history of New Jersey. The first section deals with folklore, defined as oral tradition, and includes chapters on myths, legends, jokes, names, music, song, folk medicine and folk beliefs. The second section deals with non-spoken traditions such as folk architecture and sculpture, folk painting, foods, games, recreation, rituals, ceremonies and festivals. Fine. Fine. Item #E516B
ISBN: 0813509890

Price: $11.50

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