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Never Try to Teach a Pig to Sing

Still More Urban Folklore from the Paperwork Empire

Never Try to Teach a Pig to Sing( )
Author: Dundes, Alan
Pagter, Carl R.
Series title:Humor in Life and Letters Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8143-2358-8
Publication Date:Jun 1991
Publisher:Wayne State University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $26.99
Book Description:

Never Try to Teach a Pig to Sing documents the thriving folklore tradition that circulates in the workplace.

Book Details
Pages:436
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Humor / Topic / Business & Professional
Humor / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.191 x 9.163 x 1.238 Inches
Book Weight:1.795 Pounds
Author Biography
Dundes, Alan (Author)
Anthropologist and folklorist Alan Dundes was born in 1934 in New York City. He received his BA in English in 1955 and his MAT in English in 1958, both from Yale University. He received his Ph.D in Folklore from Indiana University in 1962 and in 1963 he joined the teaching staff at the University of California, Berkley. He wrote over 250 journal articles and12 books and co-wrote more than 20 other books. In 1993, he became the first American to win the Pitre Prize's Sigillo d'Oro, which is an international life-time achievement award in folklore and ethnography. He died of a heart attack on March 30, 2004 at the age of 70.

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