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.

Where is the Field?: The Experience of Migration Viewed through the Prism of Ethnographic Fieldwork (Editor: Laura Hirvi and Hanna Snellman)
"I Hear America Singing": Folk Music and National Identity (Rachel Clare Donaldson)
An Oral-Formulaic Study of the Qur'an (Andrew G. Bannister)
Rationalizing Myth in Antiquity (Greta Hawes)
Practically Joking (Moira Marsh)
Arab Folklore: A Handbook (Dwight F. Reynolds)
Cultures of the Indigenous: India and Beyond (Editor: Prem Kumari Srivastava and Gitanjali Chawla)
De-territorialising Diversities: Literatures of the Indigenous and Marginalised (Editor: Prem Kumari Srivastava and Gitanjali Chawla)
A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music (Robert Marovich)
Costume: Performing Identities through Dress (Pravina Shukla)
Folklore, Gender, and AIDS in Malawi: No Secret Under the Sun (Anika Wilson)
Grimm Legacies: The Magic Spell of the Grimms' Folk and Fairy Tales (Jack Zipes)
Cherokee Stories of the Turtle Island Liars’ Club (Christopher B. Teuton)
Soundscapes from the Americas: Ethnomusicological Essays on the Power, Poetics, and Ontology of Performance (Editor: Donna A. Buchanan)
Singular Spaces: From the Eccentric to the Extraordinary in Spanish Art Environments (Jo Farb Hernández)

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