What's True in Mormon Folklore?

The Contribution of Folklore to Mormon Studies

by William A. Wilson

Volume 13, The Leonard J. Arrington Lecture Series


The Special Collections and Archives of Utah State University's Merrill-Cazier Library houses the personal and historical collection of Leonard J. Arrington, renowned scholar of the American West.

The Leonard J. Arrington Mormon History Lecture annually hosts the presentation of current research by a leading scholar. Among the lecturers have been such notable historians as Thomas G. Alexander, Richard L. Bushman, Sarah Barringer Gordon, Howard Lamar, Jan Shipps, Donald Worster, and Pulitzer Prize-winner Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.

 

William A. Wilson is professor emeritus of English at Brigham Young University. He served as president of the Association for Mormon Letters, as chair of the BYU English department, and as director of the BYU Folklore Archives. He has also served as editor of Western Folklore, on the executive board of the American Folklore Society, and as president of the Utah Folklore Society. He directs the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at BYU and is former director of the Folklore Program at Utah State University, where he developed the annual Fife Folklore Conference. 

Imprint: Utah State University Press

Book Details

  • Paperback Price: $8.95
  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-87421-717-9
  • Ebook Price: $8.95
  • EISBN: 978-0-87421-698-1
  • Publication Year: 2008
  • Pages: 20
  • Discount Type: Short
  • Author: by William A. Wilson
  • ECommerce Code: 978-0-87421-717-9