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Folklore and the Internet by Trevor J. Blank

Folklore and the Internet

Description : A pioneering examination of the folkloric qualities of the World Wide Web, e-mail, and related digital media. These stuidies show that folk culture, sustained by a new and evolving vernacular, has been a key, since the Internet's beginnings, to language, practice, and interaction online. Users of many sorts continue to develop the Internet as a significant medium for generating, transmitting, documenting, and preserving folklore. In a set of new, insightful essays, contributors Trevor J. Blank, Simon J. Bronner, Robert Dobler, Russell Frank, Gregory Hansen, Robert Glenn Howard, Lynne S. McNeill, Elizabeth Tucker, and William Westerman showcase ways the Internet both shapes and is shaped by folklore

Subtitle : Vernacular Expression in a Digital World

Authors : Trevor J. Blank

Published Date : 2009-09-15

Publisher : University Press of Colorado

ISBN : 9781457174742

Page : 272 Pages

Categories : Social Science

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Filesize: 10 MB

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