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.

Food and Foodways of Medieval Cairenes: Aspects of Life in an Islamic Metropolis of the Eastern Mediterranean (Paulina B. Lewicka)
First Timers and Old Timers: The Texas Folklore Society Fire Burns On (Editor: Kenneth L. Untiedt)
Cowboys, Cops, Killers, and Ghosts: Legends and Lore in Texas (Editor: Kenneth L. Untiedt)
Maine Song and Story Sampler: A Sampler of Songs and Stories from the Northeast Archives of Folkore and Oral History (Editor: Joshua Parda and Pauleena MacDougall)
Theoretical Milestones: Selected Writings of Lauri Honko (Editor: Pekka Hakamies and Anneli Honko)
Medieval Oral Literature (Editor: Karl Reichl)
The Instrumental Music of Wutaishan's Buddhist Monasteries: Social and Ritual Contexts (Beth Szczepanski)
The Ma'lūf in Contemporary Libya- An Arab Andalusian Musical Tradition (Philip Ciantar)
The Songs and Travels of a Tudor Minstrel: Richard Sheale of Tamworth (Andrew Taylor)
The Lays of Marie de France
Treasured Possessions: Indigenous Interventions into Cultural and Intellectual Property (Haidy Geismar)
Dragons, Serpents, and Slayers in the Classical and Early Christian Worlds: A Sourcebook (Daniel Ogden)
Seriously Funny: Mexican Political Jokes as Social Resistance (Samuel Schmidt)
Ethnography in Today's World: Color Full Before Color Blind (Roger Sanjek)
Performing Ecstasies: Music, Dance, and Ritual in the Mediterranean (Editor: Luisa Del Giudice and Nancy Van Deusen)

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