A quarterly specialized journal
The Message Of Folklore from Bahrain To The World
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The Jordanian Bedouin wedding: An introduction to reading signs and symbols

Marriage is regarded as one of the most important social rituals in human societies due to its role in organising relationships within communities and...

Arab folk culture: Identity versus globalisation

In this study, the researcher focuses on folk heritage and identity and studies their correlation with folk literature and its models. The paper describes the...

Clay hearths for baking bread

Clay hearths, regardless of their use and function, are one example of the many inventions that allow man to contain and control fire for use in daily life....

Another step on the path

From the 1950s to the 1970s, two important field researchers visited Bahrain. They had a common purpose, but different topics; both travelled thousands of...

Arab folk culture: Identity versus globalisation

In this study, the researcher focuses on folk heritage and identity and studies their correlation with folk literature and its models. The paper describes the...

Vladimir Propp and the methodology used to study folk culture

After Vladimir Propp proposed theoretical foundations for the study of the tale, he focused on exploring the tale’s historical roots in his study ‘...

A study of the narrative semantics of fairytales: Al Jan’ada fairytale as an example

Al Jan’ada is a fairytale from Saudi Arabia. It is the story of a poor, lonely fisherman who received the gift of a box of fish. One of the fish turned...

Nostalgia for the Holy Rawdha in Algerian vernacular poetry: The example of ‘From Tiba’ by Ibn Qaytun

Algerian vernacular poetry derived its themes and artistic styles from Islam. The vernacular poets’ religious upbringing contributed to the Islamic...

Children’s Games in Morocco

Children are very interested in playing games, and play is no less important than the educational system, clothing and eating habits in terms of shaping the...

The Jordanian Bedouin wedding: An introduction to reading signs and symbols

Marriage is regarded as one of the most important social rituals in human societies due to its role in organising relationships within communities and...

Al Allawi Dance (Moroccan Dabkah)

Moroccan and Algerian folk heritage share a number of common features and aspects. The shared origins of the tribes and families of the two countries, their...

An analytical study of the music of folk songs: Al Sout as an example

Musical discourse is based primarily on a set of symbols, signs, allusions, and other expressive forms. This discourse differs from one society to another...

Clay hearths for baking bread

Clay hearths, regardless of their use and function, are one example of the many inventions that allow man to contain and control fire for use in daily life....

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