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The Resource What goes around comes around : the circulation of proverbs in contemporary life, edited by Kimberly J. Lau, Peter Tokofsky, Stephen D. Winick

What goes around comes around : the circulation of proverbs in contemporary life, edited by Kimberly J. Lau, Peter Tokofsky, Stephen D. Winick

Label
What goes around comes around : the circulation of proverbs in contemporary life
Title
What goes around comes around
Title remainder
the circulation of proverbs in contemporary life
Statement of responsibility
edited by Kimberly J. Lau, Peter Tokofsky, Stephen D. Winick
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this collection of essays prominent folklorists look at varied modern uses and contexts of proverbs and proverbial speech, some traditional and conventional, others new and unexpected. After the editors' introduction discussing the history and status of attempts to define proverbs, describing their contemporary circulation, and acknowledging the especially important work of paremiologist Wolfgang Meider, the contributions examine the continuing pervasiveness and idiomatic relevance of proverbs in modern culture
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
398.9/09
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6401
LC item number
.W48 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lau, Kimberly J
  • Tokofsky, Peter
  • Winick, Stephen D.
  • Mieder, Wolfgang
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Proverbs
  • Proverbs
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Proverbs
  • Sprichwort
  • Englisch
Label
What goes around comes around : the circulation of proverbs in contemporary life, edited by Kimberly J. Lau, Peter Tokofsky, Stephen D. Winick
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Essays in honor of Wolfgang Mieder"--Page [ii]
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "You can't kill shit" : occupational proverb and metaphorical system among young medical professionals
  • Stephen D. Winick
  • "Cheaters never prosper" and other lies adults tell kids : proverbs and the culture wars over character
  • Jay Mechling
  • The proverb and fetishism in American advertisements
  • Anand Prahlad
  • "The early bird is worth two in the bush" : Captain Jack Aubrey's fractured proverbs
  • Jan Harold Brunvand
  • As the crow flies : a straightforward study of lineal worldview in American folk speech
  • Alan Dundes
  • What goes around comes around : the circulation of proverbs in contemporary life
  • Kimberly J. Lau, Peter Tokofsky, and Stephen D. Winick
  • "In aqua scribere" : the evolution of a current proverb
  • Charles Clay Doyle
  • "From one act of charity, the world is saved" : creative selection of proverbs in Sephardic narrative
  • Isaac Jack Lévy and Rosemary Lévy Zumwalt
  • Baseball as (pan)America : a sampling of baseball-related metaphors in Spanish
  • Shirley L. Arora
Control code
ocm62337621
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (190 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780874215120
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt47mr1r
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o62337621
  • (OCoLC)62337621
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
What goes around comes around : the circulation of proverbs in contemporary life, edited by Kimberly J. Lau, Peter Tokofsky, Stephen D. Winick
Link
Publication
Note
"Essays in honor of Wolfgang Mieder"--Page [ii]
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "You can't kill shit" : occupational proverb and metaphorical system among young medical professionals
  • Stephen D. Winick
  • "Cheaters never prosper" and other lies adults tell kids : proverbs and the culture wars over character
  • Jay Mechling
  • The proverb and fetishism in American advertisements
  • Anand Prahlad
  • "The early bird is worth two in the bush" : Captain Jack Aubrey's fractured proverbs
  • Jan Harold Brunvand
  • As the crow flies : a straightforward study of lineal worldview in American folk speech
  • Alan Dundes
  • What goes around comes around : the circulation of proverbs in contemporary life
  • Kimberly J. Lau, Peter Tokofsky, and Stephen D. Winick
  • "In aqua scribere" : the evolution of a current proverb
  • Charles Clay Doyle
  • "From one act of charity, the world is saved" : creative selection of proverbs in Sephardic narrative
  • Isaac Jack Lévy and Rosemary Lévy Zumwalt
  • Baseball as (pan)America : a sampling of baseball-related metaphors in Spanish
  • Shirley L. Arora
Control code
ocm62337621
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (190 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780874215120
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt47mr1r
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o62337621
  • (OCoLC)62337621
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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