KIRKLAND, Edwin Capers.South Carolina 14.2.1902 — Gainesville, Florida 23.12.1972. U.S. Folklorist. Son of William Clarke K. and Lalla Stokes. Ph.D. Northwestern University. In 1946-51 Professor of English at University of Florida and, after a leave in India, continued there until death. Married Mary Neal.
Publications: Bibliography of South Asian Folklore. 24+291 p. Folklore Inst. Monogr. 4. Bloomington – the Hague 1966.
– Writings unrelated to South Asia, mainly on American folklore.
Sources: Stray notes in Internet, mainly various genealogy pages.
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