"Městské legendy" na pomezí oborů: antropologický, folkloristický nebo sociologický diskurs?

Petr Janeček email
   Ústav etnologie, Filozofická fakulta, Univerzita Karlova v Praze


Theoretical approach to contemporary oral narratives such as „urban legends“, rumour or gossip has been always afflicted by artifical gaps between various academical fields, most notably between social sciences (social anthropology, sociology) and humanities (folkloristics, literary science). Presented article briefly sumarizes some of the most interesting main theories - but also defficiences - of contemporary folklore studies in fields of folkloristics, literary theory, social antropology and sociology, and calls for multidisciplinary analysis of this phenomenon.

Klíčová slova

contemporary oral narratives; verbal folklore; verbal art; urban legends; contemporary legends; rumour; gossip; multidisciplinary approach

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