restricted access   Volume 114, Number 454, Fall 2001

Table of Contents

From: Journal of American Folklore

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Special Issue: James Macpherson and the Ossian Epic Debate

From the Editor

p. 395


"Bring Me the Head of James Macpherson": The Execution of Ossian and the Wellsprings of Folkloristic Discourse

pp. 396-435

Observations on the Ossianesque in Medieval Irish Literature and Modern Irish Folklore

pp. 436-446

The Fieldwork Legacy of James Macpherson

pp. 447-463

"Rude Bard of the North": James Macpherson and the Folklore of Democracy

pp. 464-477

Sound Review

Folk Revival Roots Still Evident in 1990s Recordings of San Francisco Psychedelic Veterans

pp. 478-488

Film Reviews

Unraveling the Stories: Quilts as a Reflection of Our Lives (review)

pp. 489-490

Barbie Nation: An Unauthorized Tour (review)

pp. 490-491

Book Reviews

Tommy McGinty's Northern Tutchone Story of Crow: A First Nation Elder Recounts the Creation of the World (review)

pp. 492-493

Gods of the City (review)

pp. 493-495

Teaching Oral Traditions (review)

pp. 495-496

New Tales for Old: Folktales as Literary Fictions for Young Adults (review)

pp. 496-497

Deadhead Social Science: You Ain't Gonna Learn What You Don't Want to Know (review)

pp. 497-498

Fire in My Bones: Transcendence and the Holy Spirit in African American Gospel (review)

pp. 499-500

Che Bella Figura!: The Power of Performance in an Italian Ladies' Club in Chicago (review)

pp. 500-501

Polish-American Folklore (review)

pp. 501-502

Traditional Storytelling Today: An International Sourcebook (review)

pp. 502-504

Folk Linguistics (review)

pp. 504-505

The Grateful Dead: The History of a Folk Story (review)

pp. 505-506

Thesauros Neoellenikon Ainigmaton (review)

p. 506

Poetique de conte: essai sur le conte de tradition orale (review)

pp. 507-508

The Myth of Matriarchal Prehistory: Why an Invented Past Won't Give Women a Future (review)

pp. 508-509

Ballads, Songs and Snatches: The Appropriation of Folk Song and Popular Culture in British Nineteenth-Century Realist Prose (review)

pp. 510-511

Star Trek and Sacred Ground: Explorations of Star Trek, Religion, and American Culture (review)

pp. 511-512

Hex Signs: Pennsylvania Dutch Barn Symbols and Their Meaning (review)

pp. 512-513

Alas, Poor Ghost! Traditions of Belief in Story and Discourse (review)

pp. 513-514