Most Recent Reviews

Below are the 15 most recent books reviewed by the Journal of Folklore Research. Clicking the links will bring you to the review's own page where you can see complete biblopgraphic information and read the entire review.

Textiles of Timor: Island in the Woven Sea (Editor: Roy W. Hamilton and Joanna Barrkman)
Global Tangos: Travels in the Transnational Imaginary (Melissa A. Fitch)
Ozark Coverlets: The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History Collection (Martha L. Benson and Laura Redford)
Folk Legends from Tono: Japan's Spirits, Deities, and Phantastic Creatures (Kunio Yanagita and Sasaki Kizen)
Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection (Lead Belly)
The Athenian Adonia in Context: The Adonis Festival (Laurialan Reitzammer)
Black Inked Pearl: A Girl's Quest (Ruth Finnegan)
Viewing the Ancestors: Perceptions of the Anaasází, Mokwič, and Hisatsinom (Robert S. McPerson)
Saint Aldhelm's Riddles (Saint Aldhelm)
Dialectological and Folk Dialectological Concepts of Space: Current Methods and Perspectives in Sociological Research on Dialect Change (Editor: Sandra Hansen, Christian Schwarz, Philipp Stoeckle, and Tobias Streck)
Ring Shout, Wheel About: The Racial Politics of Music and Dance in North American Slavery (Katrina Dyonne Thompson)
Paroles affables: Proverbes judéo-marocains sur l'hospitalité et l'amitié (Joseph Chetrit)
Pole Raising and Speech Making: Modalities of Swedish American Summer Celebration (Jennifer Eastman Attebery)
To See Them Run: Great Plains Coyote Coursing (Eric A. Eliason)
Waiting for Buddy Guy: Chicago Blues at the Crossroads (Alan Harper)

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