The Resource Answering machines and folklore

Answering machines and folklore

Label
Answering machines and folklore, 2001
Title
Answering machines and folklore
Inclusive dates
2001
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses various folkloric aspects of answering machine messages. Explains that many answering machine messages resist cultural norms such as formality or politeness, and that in this way, messages act as a release valve. Mentions that some messages make fun of phone conversation conventions. Asserts that some answering machine messages poke fun at technology
Biography type
contains biographical information
Biographical or historical data
grew up in Riverside, California. She was a senior at Brigham Young University and hoped to become a special education teacher. She enjoyed reading and being outside. Murphy decided to analyze answering machine messages because her family did not answer the phone very often.
Cataloging source
UPB
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Answering machines and folklore
Instantiates
Accompanying material
+ 1 sound cassette.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 1
  • (36
Governing access note
Privacy restricted;
Immediate source of acquisition
Eric Eliason.
Jurisdiction note
permission to use item must be obtained from the Folklore Archivist
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
Created by Emily Murphy when she was enrolled in Eric Eliason's English 391 course during Fall 2001.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370239124
Type of unit
  • item
  • leaves)
Label
Answering machines and folklore
Accompanying material
+ 1 sound cassette.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 1
  • (36
Governing access note
Privacy restricted;
Immediate source of acquisition
Eric Eliason.
Jurisdiction note
permission to use item must be obtained from the Folklore Archivist
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
Created by Emily Murphy when she was enrolled in Eric Eliason's English 391 course during Fall 2001.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370239124
Type of unit
  • item
  • leaves)

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