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.

Orion's Guiding Stars: The Myth of the Hero and the Human Instinct for Story (Marc Ladewig)
Native Provenance: The Betrayal of Cultural Creativity (Gerald Vizenor)
Retelling Trickster in Naapi’s Language (Nimachia Howe)
Mapping Fairy-Tale Space: Pastiche and Metafiction in Borderless Tales (Christy Williams)
Unsettling Native Art Histories on the Northwest Coast (Editor: Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse and Aldona Jonaitis)
You Don’t Know Jack: A Storyteller Goes to School (Kevin D. Cordi)
Vinyl Ventures: My Fifty Years at Rounder Records (Bill Nowlin)
Querencia Reflections: on the New Mexico Homeland (Editor: Vanessa Fonseca-Chávez, Levi Romero, and Spencer R. Herrera)
Styling Blackness in Chile: Music and Dance in the African Diaspora (Juan Eduardo Wolf)
Heritage Politics in China: The Power of the Past (Yujie Zhu and Christina Maags)
Heritage and Romantic Consumption in China (Yujie Zhu)
Playing it Dangerously: Tambura Bands, Race, and Affective Block in Croatia and Its Intimates (Ian MacMillen)
Love, Power, and Gender in Seventeenth-Century French Fairy Tales (Bronwyn Reddan)
Performing Tsarist Russia in New York: Music, Émigrés, and the American Imagination (Natalie K. Zelensky)
Inviting Interruptions: Wonder Tales in the Twenty-First Century (Editor: Cristina Bacchilega and Jennifer Orme)

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