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  • adj. Characteristic of folklore

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the field of the folklorist; of the nature of folk-lore.


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  • Like the blues, pizzica salentina has young practitioners who passionately champion the music, while others in the local arts community view it, at worst, as a useless folkloristic leftover.

    Puglia's Fiery Pizzica

  • It is a must for de Lint completists and, actually, for all high-fantasy and folkloristic fiction fans.

    Subterranean Press » 2010 » January

  • While studying sculpture she also began studying jewelry-making and in the 1960s created copper, silver and gold jewelry incorporating folkloristic motifs.

    Artists: Yishuv and Israel: 1920-1970.

  • While others in Fausta's culture participate in spectacular folkloristic weddings -- including a bride with pink balloons on her veil to make it fly up in the sky -- she herself stares ahead.

    Karin Badt: Accepting Trauma: Berlinale Golden Bear Winner Milk of Sorrow

  • This chapter is a sophisticated folkloristic analysis of the mother and sons story within the context of Lamentations

    Hannah Mother of Seven.

  • The meticulous coloring in the oil paintings of Tal Matzliah was reminiscent of folkloristic handicrafts that involve patience, unglamorous work and total dedication.

    Artists: Israeli, 1970 to the Present.

  • Her rebellion found expression in weeping and mourning, to express which she used folkloristic elements and quasi-ritualistic objects.

    Artists: Israeli, 1970 to the Present.

  • In the article, Sturman suggests distinguishing between the two main requirements of a dance: on the one hand, it must be pleasant and entertaining, with music, movement and rhythm in the spirit of the time; and on the other hand, it must at all costs preserve the original folkloristic characteristics, with the clear intention of preserving tradition.

    Rivka Sturman.

  • For the Talmud this is not a folkloristic superstition but a really serious problem.

    Killer Wife in Jewish Law and Lore.

  • Beneath the folkloristic gloss, the poems are replete with allusions to death and destruction.

    Lea Goldberg.

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