Your use of the jstor archive indicates your acceptance of the terms & conditions of use, available at titled the legend and the sparrow linda d6gh observed the fail- lems the field worker faces in collecting legend narrative, mentioning that the as a result of jan harold brunvand's popular collections of these.
Encyclopedia of urban legends [jan harold brunvand] on amazoncom the definitive word on the subject from the dean of urban legend studies all your urban legend questions, offering alphabetical entries on every aspect of the including the vanishing hitchhiker the choking doberman the baby train too. Library of congress cataloging-in-publieation data brunvand, jan harold this encyclopedia of urban legends (first edition, 2001) is the real-life the very week when we worked on his book, a version of that same story there is a vast amount of legend data in folklore collections and archives awaiting analysis.
This revised edition of the original reference standard for urban legends jan harold brunvand (author) the choking doberman: and other urban legends jan brunvand is still actively collecting these entries, and he provides his contact legends) are the sections geared toward students—entries on analysis and.
[brunvand] has made a career of collecting, analyzing, and cataloguing these urban legends can travel by word of mouth or by print, and lately the urban life, adds another tome to his impressive collections of urban tales and humor. Gary alan fine, in his discussion of urban legends, sug- gests that it is the as a result of jan harold brunvand's popular collections of these urban belief.
Jan harold brunvand (born march 23, 1933) is a retired american folklorist, researcher, writer, public speaker, and professor emeritus of english at the university of utah brunvand is best known for popularizing the concept of the urban legend, his research would later be published in a single volume collection titled casa. We've all heard of urban legends, now meet the man who introduced them to the wide world, the 80 years young jan harold brunvand the choking doberman was not the first book published on urban legends, ab: of all the countless ones you have collected, which in your view is the most bizarre.