This first ethnographic study of a folklife festival focuses on festival participants—the dancers, musicians, storytellers, and artisans at a public display of folk culture. These essays investigate the contention by supporters of these events that this form of folkloric representation is as intellectually legitimate as scholarly research.
Reflections on the Folklife Festival
- Richard Bauman, Patricia Sawin, Inta Carpenter, Richard Anderson
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