Author: James Porter - Editor. Foreword by Wayland D. Hand
Publisher: Center for the Study of Comparative Folklore & Mythology, University of California, Los Angeles
Description: Hardcover. 262 pages.
Condition: Light shelf wear to the covers. Previous owner's name in ink on the front free page. Otherwise looks unread.
Dust Jacket: None
Contents: The essays in this volume were designed as a tribute to Bertrand Harris Bronson, professor of English and author of Traditional Tunes of the Child Ballads. The book is divided into five parts as follows:
The Study of Individual Ballads
Stability and Variations in Traditional Song
Folk Music and the Visual Arts
Individual Singers and Creators
Problems in Oral Re-creation.