Western Folklore

Vol. 76 No. 4 – Fall, 2017

(Current issue)


Pig Tales: Assumptions, Beliefs, and Perceptions Regarding Pork Bans Real and Rumored
Michael Owen Jones

"Someone's Been Sleeping in My Bed": Home Invasion Stories
Russell Frank

"Paiutes and Shoshone Would Be Killed For This": Whiteness, Rewilding, and the Malheur Occupation
Bruno Seraphin


Galit Hasan-Rokem & Ithamar Gruenwald, Louis Ginzberg's Legends of the Jews: Ancient Jewish Folk Literature Reconsidered
Reviewed by Renee Perelmutter

Pravina Shukla, Costume: Performing Identities through Dress
Reviewed by Emmie Pappa Eddy

Yanagita Kunio, Legends of Tono 100th Anniversary Edition [and]
Yanagita Kunio and Sasaki Kizen, Folk Legends from Tono: Japan's Spirits, Deities, and Phantastic Creatures
Reviewed by Jeremy Robinson

Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère, Gillian Lathey, and Monika Wo`zniak, Cinderella Across Cultures: New Directions and Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Reviewed by Margot Blankier

Dennis Waskul with Michele Waskul, Ghostly Encounters: The Hauntings of Everyday Life
Reviewed by Heather Joseph-Witham

Jeffrey Veidlinger, Going to the People: Jews and the Ethnographic Impulse
Reviewed by Josh Parshall

Michael Dylan Foster and Jeffrey A. Tolbert, The Folkloresque: Reframing Folklore in a Popular Culture World
Reviewed by Sharon R. Sherman

Sara M. Patterson, Middle of Nowhere: Religion, Art, and Pop Culture at Salvation Mountain
Reviewed by Peter Tokofsky