Folklore and the Internet: Vernacular Expression in a Digital World

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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 ...

Folklore and the Internet: Vernacular Expression in a Digital World 2009, Utah State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780874217506

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