Krauss, Friedrich S. (Friedrich Salomo), 1859-1938

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1859-10-07
Death 1938-05-30
Austrians
German, Croatian

Biographical notes:

Krauss was born in 1859 in Pozega, Slavonia; awarded degree in classical philology from the Univ. of Vienna in 1882; later turned his attention to south Slavic ethnography and folklore; took field trip from 1884-85 to Bosnia, Herzegovina, and Dalmatia, and amassed one of the largest collections of Guslar epic songs; he later turned his attention to erotic folklore, which helped lay the groundwork for the emerging Viennese psychoanalytic school; books include: Sitte und Brauch der Südslaven (1885), Volkesglaube und religiöser Brauch der Südslaven (1890), Streifzüge im Reiche der Frauenschönheit (1903), and Die Anmut des Frauenleibes (1904); he died on May 30, 1938 in Vienna.

From the description of Papers, 1884-1930. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38983727

Biography

Krauss was born in 1859 in Pozega, Slavonia; awarded degree in classical philology from the University of Vienna in 1882; later turned his attention to south Slavic ethnography and folklore; took field trip from 1884-85 to Bosnia, Herzegovina, and Dalmatia, and amassed one of the largest collections of Guslar epic songs; he later turned his attention to erotic folklore, which helped lay the groundwork for the emerging Viennese psychoanalytic school; books include: Sitte und Brauch der Südslaven (1885), Volkesglaube und religiöser Brauch der Südslaven (1890), Streifzüge im Reiche der Frauenschönheit (1903), and Die Anmut des Frauenleibes (1904); he died on May 30, 1938 in Vienna.

From the guide to the Friedrich S. Krauss Papers, 1884-1930, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Subjects:

  • Sagas--History and criticism
  • Manuscripts--German
  • Folklorists--Archives
  • Folklore--Archival resources
  • Folklore--Slavic countries--Archival resources

Occupations:

  • Folklorists--Austria--Archives

Places:

  • Slavic countries (as recorded)
  • Austria (as recorded)