A history of Catalan folk literature / edited by Carme Oriol, Emili Samper, Rovira i Virgili University.

"A History of Catalan Folk Literature is the fruit of a collaborative effort between fifteen researchers from various universities and research centres who have joined forces to create a broader study of Catalan folk literature that addresses the Catalan linguistic and cultural territories in t...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Oriol i Carazo, Carme, 1955- (Editor), Samper Prunera, Emili, (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2019]
Series:IVITRA research in linguistics and literature ; v. 21.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • The beginnings of interest in Catalan folk literature: The Romantic period; Literary folklore; Folk poetry and folktales: Manuel Milà i Fontanals and Marià Aguiló i Fuster; The Renaixença and the Floral Games; From popularisation to academic study: Francesc Pelai Briz i Fernández and Francesc de Sales Maspons i Labrós; Female folklorists of the Renaixença: Maria de Bell-lloch and Agna de Valldaura.
  • Folktales, songs and proverbs: Jacint Verdaguer and Sebastià FarnésExcursionist folklore; The Catalan Folklore Section and its publications; Two examples: Pau Bertran i Bros and Cels Gomis i Mestre; Catalonia: The classical period: From folklore studies to the great archiving projects; Folklore studies in the first third of the twentieth century; Folklore and feminism; The institutions and women's access to culture; The School for Governesses and other Professions for Women; The Women's Cultural Institute and Popular Library; The Excursionist Centre of Catalonia.
  • Rossend Serra i Pagès and the academic folkloristsMaria Baldó i Massanet (1884-1964); Maria Gràcia Bassa i Rocas (1883-1961); Adelaida Ferré i Gomis (1881-1955); Sara Llorens i Carreras (1881-1954); Joana Vidal i Tarragó (1882-1957); Women folklorists; Rossend Serra i Pagès and the great folklore archiving projects; Rossend Serra i Pagès (1863-1929); The archiving projects; The Archive of Ethnography and Folklore of Catalonia (1915-1945); The Popular Song Book of Catalonia (1922-2012); The Archive of Popular Traditions (1928-1935); Page 15; Research from the 1940s.
  • Joan Amades i Gelats (1890-1959)Catalonia: The modern period: From resurgence to consolidation; Contributions of academics and scholars; Josep Romeu i Figueras (1917-2004); Josep Massot i Muntaner (1941- ); Resumption, renewal and consolidation; Resumption (1978-1989); The ethnological tradition: Studies of folklore history; The literary tradition: Describing the object of study; Institutional support; Associations and their research; Ethnomusicology studies; Recovering works of folk literature; Renewal (1990-1999); The Colloquium on Traditional Song; The Folklore Studies Conference.
  • Broadening the scope of research: Contributions from scientific disciplinesThe creation of the Folklore Archive at Rovira i Virgili University; The Centre for the Promotion of Catalan Folk and Traditional Culture; New editions and reprints of works of folk literature; Consolidation (2000- ); Publications; University research projects; Research networks; The Folklore Archive at Rovira i Virgili University, a space for the promotion and dissemination of research; From the Centre for the Promotion of Catalan Folk and Traditional Culture to the Folk Culture Documentation Centre.