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What goes around comes around : the circulation of proverbs in contemporary life /

edited by Kimberly J. Lau, Peter Tokofsky, Stephen D. Winick.

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Names: Lau, Kimberly J. | Tokofsky, Peter, | Winick, Stephen D., | Mieder, Wolfgang.
Vernacular: 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 Le⁺ѓvy and Rosemary Le⁺ѓvy Zumwalt -- Baseball as (pan)America : a sampling of baseball-related metaphors in Spanish / Shirley L. Arora -- "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.
Published: Logan : Utah State University Press, ©2004.
Topics: Proverbs - History and criticism. | Proverbs. | Languages & Literatures. | Literature - General. | SOCIAL SCIENCE - Folklore & Mythology. | SOCIAL SCIENCE - General. | Sprichwort
Regions: Englisch.
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc. | Electronic books.
Online Access: Connect to eMaterial (Available to all)
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