Folklore Studies and Popular Film and Television: A Necessary Critical Survey

  title={Folklore Studies and Popular Film and Television: A Necessary Critical Survey},
  author={Mikel J. Koven},
  journal={Journal of American Folklore},
  pages={176 - 195}
The study of folklore and popular film and television, although frequently ignored by folkloristics and film scholars alike, has produced a number of articles and paradigms which not only inform its own study, but also other disciplines. This current study is a much-needed critical survey of the existing academic literature on the relationship between contemporary folkloristics and popular film and television. 
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