Books by Wolfgang Mieder

Released: May 1, 1993

"A memorable and learned book by an author who can explain as well as discover. (Thirty-six halftones, four line drawings—not seen)"
In a series of engaging essays, Mieder (German and Russian/University of Vermont; Tradition and Innovation in Folk Literature, 1987) concludes that technological society needs—and generates—proverbs as much as did primitive agrarian societies. Read full book review >