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Oral Tradition

Categories: Their Particular
65th IFLA Authorities and General Conference

Background Oral tradition as a field of study had its origins in the work of the Serb scholar Vuk Stefanovic Karadzic (1787-1864), a contemporary and friend of the Brothers Grimm. Vuk similarly pursued projects of salvage folklore (similar to rescue archaeology) in the cognate traditions of the Southern Slavic regions which would later be gathered […]