Beyond Survivalism: Regional Folkloristics in Late-Victorian England

  title={Beyond Survivalism: Regional Folkloristics in Late-Victorian England},
  author={J. Ashton},
  • J. Ashton
  • Published 1997
  • Sociology
  • Folklore
  • The published record of English folklore emphasises the work of the Folklore Society and its luminaries to the virtual exclusion of all other organisations and individuals. Consequently, it fails to do justice to the contribution of a host of regional collectors, folklorits who were generally also dialectologists and local historians and who toiled the hinterlands independently, for the most part, of the FLS. These men and women corresponded, shared ideas, and developed common approaches… CONTINUE READING
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