Alan Dundes biography

Alan Dundes

Anthropologist, Author

1934 – 2005

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Who was Alan Dundes?

Alan Dundes was a folklorist at the University of California, Berkeley. His work was said to have been central to establishing the study of folklore as an academic discipline. He wrote 12 books, both academic and popular, and edited or co-wrote two dozen more. One of his most notable articles was called "Seeing is Believing" in which he indicated that Americans value the sense of sight more than the other senses.

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Born
Sep 8, 1934
New York City
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Yale University
Died
Mar 30, 2005

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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