Document Type

Review

Date of this Version

7-1970

Publication Source

Western Folklore

Volume

29

Issue

3

Start Page

215

DOI

10.2307/1498376

Abstract

It has long been evident that folklore research in literate societies cannot rely exclusively on oral tradition but must incorporate data found in written sources as well. Now, indirectly, Phillip Curtin illustrates the applicability of the same methodological principle to folklorisitc investigation in traditionally nonliterate societies.

Copyright/Permission Statement

Originally published in Western Folklore © 1970 Western States Folklore Society. Reproduced with permission.

 

Date Posted: 22 September 2017