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University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY 40506-0001)
William Hugh Jansen (Project Director: July 1972 to present)

Kentucky Legends and Their Relationship to national and International Migratory Legend

To study more than 3000 oral narratives of legends to prove the theory that legends embody basic elements of folk esthetics, that performing them satisfies basic psychological needs, and that hearing them supplies social assurances.

Project fields:
Literature, General

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$18,000 (approved)
$18,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1972 – 6/30/1973