Linda Dégh (NHC Fellow, 1990–91)

Project Title

Legend and Belief: The Dialectics of a Folklore Genre

Indiana University Bloomington

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1990–91

Linda Dégh completed four chapters of Legend and Belief: Dialectics ofa Folklore Genre (Indiana University Press) and wrote an entry on "Improvisation" for Enzyklopädie des Märchens (Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter) and an essay, "The Legend Conduit," for Creativity and Tradition, a volume to be published by Utah State University Press in 1992.