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Volume 124, Number 491, Winter 2011

Table of Contents

From the New Editors

pp. 3-5


Values and Value in Folklore (AFS Presidential Plenary Address, 2007)

pp. 6-18

Creative Writing

Confessions of a Wannabe (American Folklore Society Presidential Invited Plenary Address, October 2009)

pp. 19-30


Envisioning Folklore Activism

pp. 31-60

The Carnivalesque and the Ritualesque

pp. 61-73

The Virkkala E-flat

pp. 74-83

Ray B. Browne (1922-2009)

pp. 84-85

Bess Lomax Hawes (1921-2009)

pp. 85-88

Dell H. Hymes (1927-2009)

pp. 88-89

Edward D. "Sandy" Ives (1925-2009)

pp. 90-94

Sound Reviews

Medúlla, and: Sinaa (review)

pp. 95-97

Songs from the Second Float: Music from the Island of Takū (review)

pp. 97-98

Legacy of Hula Volume 1: Kalākaua, and: Legacy of Hula Volume 2: Kapi'olani (review)

pp. 99-100

Exhibit Review

Keepers of Tradition: Art and Folk Heritage in Massachusetts (review)

pp. 101-102

Film Reviews

Triumph at Carville: A Tale of Leprosy in America (review)

pp. 103-105

Last Supper (review)

pp. 105-108

Book Reviews

The Shadow-Walkers: Jacob Grimm's Mythology of the Monstrous (review)

pp. 109-110

Manly Traditions: The Folk Roots of American Masculinities (review)

pp. 110-112

Reinventing the Melting Pot: The New Immigrants and What It Means to be American (review)

pp. 112-113

Mary Black's Family Quilts: Memory and Meaning in Everyday Life (review)

pp. 113-114

Appalachian Folkways (review)

pp. 114-115

Jook Right On: Blues Stories and Blues Storytellers (review)

pp. 115-117

Crow is my Boss: The Oral Life History of a Tanacross Athabaskan Elder (review)

pp. 117-118

Happily Ever After: Sharing Folk Literature with Elementary and Middle School Students (review)

pp. 118-119

Late Friends: Remembering Michel Foucault, Robert Creeley, Allen Ginsberg, Wassily Leontief, Alan Lomax, William Kunstler and Others Who Changed Tense (review)

pp. 119-120

A Sea Captain's Wife: A True Story of Love, Race, and War in the Nineteenth Century (review)

pp. 120-121

Website Review

Community, and: Celestial Monochord: Journal of the Institute for Astrophysics and the Hillbilly Blues, and: The Art of the Rural: Considering Rural Arts and Culture in the Twenty-First Century (review)

pp. 122-124


Information about Contributors

p. 125

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