International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Anthropology Science | India | Volume 9 Issue 6, June 2020


Anthropology and Folklore Studies in India: An Overview

Kundan Ghosh | Pinaki Dey Mullick [3]


Abstract: Anthropology has a long tradition of folklore studies. Anthropologist studied both the aspect of folklore i. e. life and lore. Folklore became a popular medium in anthropological studies and using emic approach researchers try to find out the inner meaning of different aspects of culture. This paper focused on the major approaches of the study of Anthropology and Folklore. It is an attempt to classify different phases of Anthropology of Folklore studies in India and understand the historical development of Anthropology of Folklore studies in India. It is observed that, both theoretical and methodological approaches were changed with the time and new branches are emerged with different dimensions.


Keywords: Folklore, emic approach, lore, Anthropology of Folklore, culture


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 6, June 2020,


Pages: 528 - 531


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