Folklore Material in the English Dialect Survey

  title={Folklore Material in the English Dialect Survey},
  author={S. F. Sanderson},
  • S. F. Sanderson
  • Published 1972
  • History
  • Folklore
  • THE close association of folklore study and dialect study has a long and honourable history, both in Britain and elsewhere. It first becomes notable in the later part of the seventeenth century, when men of learning began to realise that folklore and dialects were important phenomena in the history of nations and of their languages, and that one could confess to an interest in these vulgar manifestations of society these aspects of popular culture, as later generations learned to say without… CONTINUE READING
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