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folk literature

noun as in oral history

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The western world has already heard of the rich mine of Jugoslav folk-literature.

At that time much of the folk literature of that continent was not as now available.

All folk literature, and all literature that keeps the folk tradition, delights in unbounded and immortal things.

Later Celtic folk-literature has followed the Mabinogi rather than the older Irish legend in its account of the mystic vessel.


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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to folk literature, such as: firsthand account, narrative history, oral record, survivors' account, and witnesses' account.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.