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Volume 126, Number 500, Spring 2013

Table of Contents

Issue 500: A Message from the Editors

pp. 117-119


Women and the Formation of Swedish Folklife Research

pp. 120-151

What Zora Knew: A Crossroads, a Bargain with the Devil, and a Late Witness

pp. 152-173

In Search of America: Sidney Robertson Cowell in Ireland in 1955-1956

pp. 174-200

Creative Writing


pp. 201-208


Kathryn L. Morgan (1919-2010)

pp. 209-210

Sound Reviews

Marcus Martin: When I Get My New House Done, Western North Carolina Fiddle Tunes and Songs by Wayne Martin, Beverly Patterson, and Steven Weiss (review)

pp. 211-212

Folksongs of Illinois #1 by Clark "Bucky" Halker and Nicole Saylor, and: Folksongs of Illinois #2 by Paul Tyler (review)

pp. 212-215

Folksongs from the Beehive State: Early Field Recordings of Utah and Mormon Music by Elaine Thatcher and Randy Williams (review)

pp. 215-216

Camino by Oliver Schroer, and: Hymns and Hers by Oliver Schroer (review)

pp. 217-219

Book Reviews

They Called Me Mayer July: Painted Memories of a Jewish Childhood in Poland before the Holocaust by Mayer Kirshenblatt and Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett (review)

pp. 220-222

Verbal Arts in Philippine Indigenous Communities. Poetics, Society, and History by Herminia Meñez Coben (review)

pp. 222-223

Lift Every Voice: The History of African American Music by Burton W. Peretti (review)

pp. 223-224

Encyclopedia of Women's Folklore and Folklife ed. by Liz Locke, Theresa A.Vaughan, and Pauline Greenhill (review)

pp. 224-225

Troubling Violence: A Performance Project by M. Heather Carver and Elaine J. Lawless (review)

pp. 225-227

The Dance of Politics: Gender, Performance, and Democratization in Malawi by Lisa Gilman (review)

pp. 227-228

¡Viva Jerez! Enjeux Esthétiques et Politiques de la Patrimonialisation de la Culture by Hélène Giguère (review)

pp. 228-230

Staging Socialist Femininity: Gender Politics and Folklore Performance in Serbia by Ana Hofman (review)

pp. 230-231

Masquerade and Postsocialism: Ritual and Cultural Dispossession in Bulgaria by Gerald W. Creed (review)

pp. 231-233

How the Arabian Nights Inspired the American Dream, 1790-1935 by Susan Nance (review)

pp. 234-235

The Trickster Comes West: Pan-African Influence in Early Black Diasporan Narratives by Babacar M'Baye (review)

pp. 235-237

Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues by William Ferris (review)

pp. 237-239

Tales from Kentucky Funeral Homes by William Lynwood Montell (review)

pp. 239-240

Information about Contributors

p. 241

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