Western Folklore

Vol. 78 No. 1 – Winter, 2019

(Current issue)


Bodies without Borders: The Sinews and Circuitry of “folklore+”
London Brickley

Ghost Stories from the Uncanny Valley: Androids, Souls, and the Future of Being Haunted
Tok Thompson

Dating Websites and Disability Identity: Presentations of the Disabled Self in Online Dating Profiles
Teresa Milbrodt


Sean Saussy, The Ethnography of Rhythm: Orality and its Technologies.
Reviewed by Katharine Young

Paschal Kyoore, Dagara Verbal Art: An African Tradition
Reviewed by Joseph L. Mbele

Jon Hackett and Seán Harrington, Beasts of the Deep: Sea Creatures and Popular Culture.
Reviewed by Samantha M. Moore

Philip Hayward, Scaled for Success: The Internationalisation of the Mermaid.
Reviewed by Loïc Lerme