Volume 114, Number 451, Winter 2001

Table of Contents

From: Journal of American Folklore

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Editorial Note

pp. 3-4
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Articles

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

pp. 20-39
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Memories of Time Past: Fieldwork among the Sephardim

pp. 40-55
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Dialogues

Folklore's Pathetic Fallacy

pp. 56-67
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Note

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

pp. 68-69
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Exhibit Reviews

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

pp. 70-73
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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
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Florida Folklife, Traditional Arts in Contemporary Communities (review)

pp. 75-76
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On My Way: The Arts of Sarah Albritton (review)

pp. 76-78
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Talavera Poblana: Four Centuries of a Mexican Ceramic Tradition (review)

pp. 78-80
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A Communion of the Spirits: African American Quilters, Preservers, and Their Stories (review)

pp. 80-82
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Sound Review

Down Home Dairyland (review)

pp. 83-85
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Book Reviews

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

pp. 86-87
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Mother's Table Father's Chair: Cultural Narratives of Basque American Women (review)

pp. 87-90
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Mountain Patterns: The Survival of Nuosu Culture in China (review)

pp. 90-91
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Providence Tales and the Birth of American Literature (review)

pp. 91-92
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Wisconsin Folklore (review)

pp. 93-95
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Usable Pasts: Traditions and Group Expressions in North America (review)

pp. 95-96
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The Entangling Net: Alaska's Commercial Fishing Women Tell Their Lives (review)

pp. 96-98
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The Death of Authentic Primitive Art and Other Tales of Progress, and: Destination Culture: Tourism, Museums, and Heritage (review)

pp. 98-101
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The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore 1916-1954 (review)

pp. 101-103
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Spellbound: Women and Witchcraft in America (review)

pp. 103-104
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Conversing by Signs: Poetics of Implication in Colonial New England Culture (review)

pp. 105-106
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Dressing Up Debutantes: Pageantry and Glitz in Texas (review)

pp. 106-107
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Devine's Folk Lore of Newfoundland in Old Words, Phrases, and Expressions, Their Origin and Meaning (review)

pp. 107-109
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Ethnologia Balkanica (review)

pp. 109-110
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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
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Heavens Unearthed in Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales (review)

pp. 112-114
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The Emerald Lizard: Fifteen Latin American Tales to Tell/ La lagartija esmeralda: Quince cuentos tradicionales Latinoamericanos (review)

pp. 114-115
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Cuentos de Cuanto Hay: Tales from Spanish New Mexico (review)

pp. 115-117
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The Life and Death of Pretty Boy Floyd (review)

pp. 117-118
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Europaischer Volkerspiegel: Imagologisch-ethnographische Studien zu den Volkertafeln des fruhen 18. Jahrhunderts, and: Europaer: Ein imagologischer Essay (review)

pp. 118-119
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The Eternal Storyteller: Oral Literature in Modern China (review)

pp. 119-121
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"A Good-Natured Riot": The Birth of the Grand Ole Opry (review)

pp. 121-122
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Theorizing about Myth (review)

pp. 122-123
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Berg, Kultur, Modeme: Volkskundliches aus den Alpen (review)

pp. 123-125
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Nordic Religions in the Viking Age (review)

pp. 125-126
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