Monday, September 15, 2014

Ending the Yarn by E. Martin Pedersen

If you're interested in storytelling, you might enjoy looking at this academic paper I wrote many years ago. It is about the typical American yarn, the shaggy dog story, the put-on, and, specifically, how this story-type ends or doesn't or doesn't seem to. Anyway, you can get more here:
Good reading and thanks for caring about the ancient oral art that often seems crushed by television. What a loss if that were true.

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