The Horn Book Studies In Erotic Folklore And Bibliography by G. Legman


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University Books, 1966. 

'Gershon Legman (1917-1999) was an American cultural critic and folklorist, best known for his books The Rationale of the Dirty Joke (1968) and The Horn Book: Studies in Erotic Folklore and Bibliography (1964).

Born in 1917 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Legman was the son of Emil and Julia Friedman Legman, both of Hungarian-Jewish descent.  He pioneered the serious academic study of erotic and taboo materials in folklore.'