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.

Universities and the Occult Rituals of the Corporate World: Higher Education and Metaphorical Parallels with Myth and Magic (Felicity Wood)
Inari Sámi Folklore: Stories from Aanaar (August V. Koskimies, Toivo I. Itkonen)
The Meaning of Myth in World Cultures (Michael Buonanno)
"Right Makes Might": Proverbs and the American Worldview (Wolfgang Mieder)
Legend Tripping: A Contemporary Legend Casebook (Editor: Lynne S. McNeill, and Elizabeth Tucker)
Costuming Cosplay: Dressing the Imagination (Therèsa M. Winge)
The Complete and Original Norwegian Folktales of Asbjørnsen & Moe (Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, and Jorgen Moe)
Living and Dying: Meanings in Maithili Folklore (Dev Nath Pathak)
The Story of Myth (Sarah Iles Johnston)
The Poetry of Everyday Life: Storytelling and the Art of Awareness (Steve Zeitlin)
Ciulirnerunak Yuuyaqunak/Do Not Live Without an Elder: The Subsistence Way of Life in Southwest Alaska (Editor: Ann Fienup-Riordan)
Chehalis Stories (Editor: Jolynn Amrine Goertz)
On the Path of the Marigolds: Living Traditions of México's Day of the Dead / En el camino de los cempasúchitles: Tradiciones vivas del Día de los Muertos de México (Ann Murdy)
Masks of Charos in Modern Greek Demotic Songs: Sources, Representations, and Context (Michal Bzinkowski)
South Asian Folklore in Transition: Crafting New Horizons (Editor: Frank J. Korom and Leah K. Lowthorp)

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