"An earlier version of Eight words appeared in 1995 as the final issue of the Journal of American folklore ... which was titled Common ground, keywords for the study of expressive culture"--Ack. Includes bibliographical references and index. Introduction: Eight Words / Burt Feintuch -- 1. Group / Dorothy Noyes -- 2. Art / Gerald L. Pocius -- 3. Text / Jeff Todd Titon -- 4. Genre / Trudier Harris-Lopez -- 5. Performance / Deborah A. Kapchan -- 6. Context / Mary Hufford -- 7. Tradition / Henry Glassie -- 8. Identity / Roger D. Abrahams.
- LCC: GR44.4
- Dewey Decimal: 398/.01/4
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: x, 237 p. ; 24 cm.
- Edition Info: (hbk. : alk. paper)
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