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.

Unriddling the Exeter Riddles (Patrick J. Murphy)
Singing for the Dead: The Politics of Indigenous Revival in Mexico (Paja Faudree)
New Mexican Folk Music/Cancionero del Folklor Nuevomexicano (Cipriano Frederico Vigil)
Hispanic Folk Music of New Mexico and the Southwest: A Self-Portrait of a People (John Donald Robb)
The Artistry of Afro-Cuban Batá Drumming: Aesthetics, Transmission, Bonding, and Creativity (Kenneth Schweitzer)
Anthropology: A Continental Perspective (Christoph Wulf)
Symbolism in the Novels of Tawfiq Al-Hakim and V.S.Naipaul: A Comparative Study of Literary Techniques (Eham Mohamed Helmy El-Meligi)
Palestinian Music and Song: Expression and Resistance Since 1900 (Editor: Moslih Kanaaneh, Stig-Magnus Thorsén, Heather Bursheh, and David A. McDonald)
Stories in a New Skin: Approaches to Inuit Literature (Keavy Martin)
The Creolization of American Culture: William Sidney Mount and the Roots of Blackface Minstrelsy (Christopher J. Smith)
Pretty Good for a Girl: Women in Bluegrass (Murphy Hicks Henry)
Latter-Day Lore: Mormon Folklore Studies (Editor: Eric A. Eliason and Tom Mould)
The Human Sausage Factory: A Study of Post-War Rumour in Tartu (Eda Kalmre)
Sacred Ecology (Fikret Berkes)
Villages on Stage: Folklore and Nationalism in the Republic of Moldova (Jennifer R. Cash)

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