Volume 120, Number 475, Winter 2007

Table of Contents

From: Journal of American Folklore

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Américo Paredes: Ballad Scholar (Phillips Barry Lecture, 2004)

pp. 3-18
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Whiteness and the Performance of Race in American Ballroom Dance

pp. 19-47
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Respectable Ladies and Uncouth Men: The Performative Politics of Class and Gender in the Public Realm of an Italian City

pp. 48-72
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Obituary

William N. Fenton (1908-2005)

pp. 73-75
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Sound Reviews

Folk Music from Wisconsin (review)

pp. 76-77
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Comanche Flute Music played by Doc Tate Nevaquaya (review)

pp. 77-79
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Starlight on the Rails: A Songbook (review)

pp. 79-82
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Prisoners of War: A Story of Four American Soldiers (review)

pp. 82-84
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Film Reviews

American Pimp, and: American Pimp: Raw Outtakes and the Hard Truth (review)

pp. 85-87
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Catching Out (review)

pp. 87-89
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Native American Stories: New Video Releases

pp. 89-91
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Mysterious Object at Noon (review)

pp. 91-93
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Exhibit Reviews

The Quilts of Gee's Bend (review)

pp. 94-96
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El Rio: Culture and Environment in the Rio Grande/rio Bravo Basin (review)

pp. 96-97
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Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum (review)

pp. 97-99
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Book Reviews

South Asian Folklore: An Encylopedia (review)

pp. 100-101
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Stories in the Time of Cholera: Racial Profiling During a Medical Nightmare (review)

pp. 102-103
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African Voices in the African American Heritage (review)

p. 8
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Naked Barbies, Warrior Joes, and Other Forms of Visible Gender (review)

pp. 104-105
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Experiences of Place (review)

pp. 105-107
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Country Music Records: A Discography, 1921-1942 (review)

pp. 107-108
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Imaginative Horizons: An Essay in Literary-Philosophical Anthropology (review)

pp. 108-109
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Le Carnaval de Québec: La Grande Fête de L'hiver (The Carnival of Quebec: The Great Winter Festival) (review)

pp. 109-110
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In a Hungry Country: Essays by Simon Paneak (review)

pp. 110-111
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The Ancient Fable: An Introduction (review)

pp. 111-113
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Rap Music and Street Consciousness (review)

pp. 113-114
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Pregnant Fictions: Childbirth and the Fairy Tale in Early-Modern France (review)

pp. 114-116
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Portrait of America: A Cultural History of the Federal Writers' Project (review)

pp. 116-117
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Tilting: House Launching, Slide Hauling, Potato Trenching, and Other Tales from a Newfoundland Fishing Village (review)

pp. 117-118
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Eight Words for the Study of Expressive Culture (review)

pp. 118-119
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Fragments and Meaning in Traditional Song: From the Blues to the Baltic (review)

pp. 119-121
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Sensual Relations: Engaging the Senses in Culture and Social Theory (review)

pp. 121-123
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Contributors