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.

Tales, Tunes, and Tassa Drums: Retention and Invention in Indo-Caribbean Music (Peter Manuel)
The Edible South: The Power of Food and the Making of an American Region (Marcie Cohen Ferris)
Gone to the Grave: Burial Customs of the Arkansas Ozarks, 1850-1950 (Abby Burnett)
The Complete Folktales of A. N. Afanas’ev (Editor: Jack B. Haney)
Beyond Oedipus: The Brother-Sister Syndrome as Depicted by Tale-Type 872*: A Cognitive Behavioristic, Demographically Oriented, Text Analysis of an Arab Oikotype (Hasan M. El-Shamy)
Sky Loom: Native American Myth, Story, and Song (Editor: Brian Swann)
Black Folklore and the Politics of Racial Representation (Shirley Moody-Turner)
Producing Country: The Inside Story of the Great Recordings (Michael Jarrett)
Erving Goffman: A Critical Introduction to Media and Communication Theory (Yves Winkin and Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz)
Life among the Anthros and Other Essays (Clifford Geertz)
Being Cowlitz: How One Tribe Renewed and Sustained its Identity (Christine Dupres)
Behold the Proverbs of a People: Proverbial Wisdom in Culture, Literature, and Politics (Wolfgang Mieder)
Reeling Roosters and Dancing Ducks: Celtic Mouth Music (Heather Sparling)
Marvelous Transformations: An Anthology of Fairy Tales and Contemporary Critical Perspectives (Editor: Christine A. Jones and Jennifer Schacker)
Heritage: Critical Approaches (Rodney Harrison)

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