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  Volume 114, Number 451, Winter 2001

Table of Contents

From: Journal of American Folklore

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Editorial Note

pp. 3-4


Character Divination and Kinetic Sculpture in the Central Italian Passeggiata (Ritual Promenade): Interpretive Frameworks and Expressive Practices from a Body-Centered Perspective

pp. 5-19

Lament Ritual Transformed into Literature: Positing Women's Prayer as Cornerstone in Western Classical Literature

pp. 20-39

Memories of Time Past: Fieldwork among the Sephardim

pp. 40-55


Folklore's Pathetic Fallacy

pp. 56-67


Folklore and Politics in Turkey, Bawdy Jokes, and Linda Degh

pp. 68-69

Exhibit Reviews

Live Like the Banyan Tree: Images of the Indian American Experience (review)

pp. 70-73

Gatekeeping "the Subaltern"? A Response to Frank Korom's Review of the Exhibition Live Like the Banyan Tree: Images of the Indian American Experience

pp. 73-75

Florida Folklife, Traditional Arts in Contemporary Communities (review)

pp. 75-76

On My Way: The Arts of Sarah Albritton (review)

pp. 76-78

Talavera Poblana: Four Centuries of a Mexican Ceramic Tradition (review)

pp. 78-80

A Communion of the Spirits: African American Quilters, Preservers, and Their Stories (review)

pp. 80-82

Sound Review

Down Home Dairyland (review)

pp. 83-85

Book Reviews

In Search of Authenticity: The Formation of Folklore Studies (review)

pp. 86-87

Mother's Table Father's Chair: Cultural Narratives of Basque American Women (review)

pp. 87-90

Mountain Patterns: The Survival of Nuosu Culture in China (review)

pp. 90-91

Providence Tales and the Birth of American Literature (review)

pp. 91-92

Wisconsin Folklore (review)

pp. 93-95

Usable Pasts: Traditions and Group Expressions in North America (review)

pp. 95-96

The Entangling Net: Alaska's Commercial Fishing Women Tell Their Lives (review)

pp. 96-98

The Death of Authentic Primitive Art and Other Tales of Progress, and: Destination Culture: Tourism, Museums, and Heritage (review)

pp. 98-101

The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore 1916-1954 (review)

pp. 101-103

Spellbound: Women and Witchcraft in America (review)

pp. 103-104

Conversing by Signs: Poetics of Implication in Colonial New England Culture (review)

pp. 105-106

Dressing Up Debutantes: Pageantry and Glitz in Texas (review)

pp. 106-107

Devine's Folk Lore of Newfoundland in Old Words, Phrases, and Expressions, Their Origin and Meaning (review)

pp. 107-109

Ethnologia Balkanica (review)

pp. 109-110

Haunted Greece and Rome: Ghost Stories from Classical Antiquity, and: Restless Dead: Encounters between the Living and Dead in Ancient Greece (review)

pp. 110-112

Heavens Unearthed in Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales (review)

pp. 112-114

The Emerald Lizard: Fifteen Latin American Tales to Tell/ La lagartija esmeralda: Quince cuentos tradicionales Latinoamericanos (review)

pp. 114-115

Cuentos de Cuanto Hay: Tales from Spanish New Mexico (review)

pp. 115-117

The Life and Death of Pretty Boy Floyd (review)

pp. 117-118

Europaischer Volkerspiegel: Imagologisch-ethnographische Studien zu den Volkertafeln des fruhen 18. Jahrhunderts, and: Europaer: Ein imagologischer Essay (review)

pp. 118-119

The Eternal Storyteller: Oral Literature in Modern China (review)

pp. 119-121

"A Good-Natured Riot": The Birth of the Grand Ole Opry (review)

pp. 121-122

Theorizing about Myth (review)

pp. 122-123

Berg, Kultur, Modeme: Volkskundliches aus den Alpen (review)

pp. 123-125

Nordic Religions in the Viking Age (review)

pp. 125-126

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