Alan Dundes articles 1961-2005


Alan Dundes articles 1961-2005

Copies of articles written by Alan Dundes on various aspects of folkore and folkore history.

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Dundes, Alan. (person)

Alan Dundes was born in New York City on September 8, 1934. He earned a B.A. (1955) and a M.A. (1958) at Yale University. He received a Ph.D. in folklore from the University of Indiana in 1962. He joined the University of California, Berkeley anthropology faculty in 1963 and is widely credited with establishing folklore as a full-fledged academic discipline. He taught at Berkeley until his death on March 30, 2005. From the description of Alan Dundes papers, circa 1960-2006. (Universi...