The Resource Folklore and the Internet : vernacular expression in a digital world, edited by Trevor J. Blank

Folklore and the Internet : vernacular expression in a digital world, edited by Trevor J. Blank

Label
Folklore and the Internet : vernacular expression in a digital world
Title
Folklore and the Internet
Title remainder
vernacular expression in a digital world
Statement of responsibility
edited by Trevor J. Blank
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 Dobler, Russell Frank, Gregory Hansen, Robert Glenn Howard, Lynne S. McNeil
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
398.02854678
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GR44.E43
LC item number
F65 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Blank, Trevor J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folklore and the Internet
  • Folklore
  • Digital communications
Label
Folklore and the Internet : vernacular expression in a digital world, edited by Trevor J. Blank
Link
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt4cgrx5
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-253) and index
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
  • The forward as folklore : studying e-mailed humor
  • Russell Frank
  • Epistemology, the sociology of knowledge, and the Wikipedia userbox controversy
  • William Westerman
  • Crusading on the vernacular Web : the folk beliefs and practices of online spiritual warfare
  • Robert Glenn Howard
  • Ghosts in the machine : mourning the MySpace dead
  • Robert Dobler
  • Public folklore in Cyberspace
  • Gregory Hansen
  • Toward a conceptual framework for the study of folklore and the Internet
  • Webography of public folklore resources
  • compiled by Gregory Hansen
  • Trevor J. Blank
  • Digitizing and virtualizing folklore
  • Simon J. Bronner
  • Guardians of the living : characterization of missing women on the Internet
  • Elizabeth Tucker
  • The end of the Internet : a folk response to the provision of infinite choice
  • Lynne S. McNeill
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 260 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780874217513
Lccn
2009026813
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)593333070
  • (OCoLC)ocn593333070
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
Folklore and the Internet : vernacular expression in a digital world, edited by Trevor J. Blank
Link
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt4cgrx5
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-253) and index
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
  • The forward as folklore : studying e-mailed humor
  • Russell Frank
  • Epistemology, the sociology of knowledge, and the Wikipedia userbox controversy
  • William Westerman
  • Crusading on the vernacular Web : the folk beliefs and practices of online spiritual warfare
  • Robert Glenn Howard
  • Ghosts in the machine : mourning the MySpace dead
  • Robert Dobler
  • Public folklore in Cyberspace
  • Gregory Hansen
  • Toward a conceptual framework for the study of folklore and the Internet
  • Webography of public folklore resources
  • compiled by Gregory Hansen
  • Trevor J. Blank
  • Digitizing and virtualizing folklore
  • Simon J. Bronner
  • Guardians of the living : characterization of missing women on the Internet
  • Elizabeth Tucker
  • The end of the Internet : a folk response to the provision of infinite choice
  • Lynne S. McNeill
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 260 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780874217513
Lccn
2009026813
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)593333070
  • (OCoLC)ocn593333070
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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