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 of Wonder: Retelling Fairy Tales through Picture Postcards (Jack Zipes)
The Secret History of the Jersey Devil: How Quakers, Hucksters, and Benjamin Franklin Created a Monster (Brian Regal and Frank J. Esposito)
Oral History of the Mongols (Dewa Nimbo)
Cosmopolitan Intimacies: Malay Film Music of the Independence Era (Adil Johan)
Fantastic Creatures in Mythology and Folklore: From Medieval Times to the Present Day (Juliette Wood)
Marionette Plays from Northern China (Editor: Fan Pen Li Chen)
Folk Music in Overdrive: A Primer on Traditional Country and Bluegrass Artists (Ivan Tribe)
Myth and Materiality (John Waddell)
Visual Anthropology in Sardinia (Silvio Carta)
War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan: The Ethnographer's Tale (John Baily)
The Maid Narratives: Black Domestics and White Families in the Jim Crow South (Katherine van Wormer, David Walter Jackson, III, and Charletta Sudduth)
Pinery Boys: Songs and Songcatching in the Lumberjack Era (Franz Rickaby, Gretchen Dykstra, and James P. Leary)
The Liberation of Winifred Bryan Horner: Writer, Teacher, and Women's Rights Advocate (Elaine Lawless)
The World of the Khanty Epic Hero-Princess: An Explanation of a Siberian Oral Tradition (Arthur Hatto)
Aztlán: Essays on the Chicano Homeland Revised and Expanded Edition (Editor: Rudolfo Anaya, Francisco A. Lomeli, and Enrique R. Lamandrid)