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Folklore

Some of the titles are a part of the series Folklore Studies in a Multicultural World, Languages and Folklore of the Upper Midwest, or New Directions in Anthropological Writing.

 

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Improvised Adolescence
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Improvised Adolescence
Somali Bantu Teenage Refugees in America
Sandra Grady
Spring 2015

Ukrainian Otherlands
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Ukrainian Otherlands
Diaspora, Homeland, and Folk Imagination in the Twentieth Century
Natalia Khanenko-Friesen
Spring 2015

Folksongs of Another America
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Folksongs of Another America
Field Recordings from the Upper Midwest, 1937–1946
James P. Leary
Fall 2014

An Irish-Speaking Island
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An Irish-Speaking Island
State, Religion, Community, and the Linguistic Landscape in Ireland, 1770–1870
Nicholas M. Wolf
Fall 2014

The Tamburitza Tradition
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The Tamburitza Tradition
From the Balkans to the American Midwest
Richard March
Fall 2013

The Falling of the Pine
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The Falling of the Pine
Brian Miller and Randy Gosa
Fall 2013

The Last Laugh
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The Last Laugh
Folk Humor, Celebrity Culture, and Mass-Mediated Disasters in the Digital Age
Trevor J. Blank
Spring 2013

With the Lapps in the High Mountains
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With the Lapps in the High Mountains
A Woman among the Sami, 1907–1908
Emilie Demant Hatt
Spring 2013

Wisconsin My Home
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Wisconsin My Home
Thurine Oleson, As told to her daughter Erna Oleson Xan
Fall 2012

The Worlds of Russian Village Women
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The Worlds of Russian Village Women
Tradition, Transgression, Compromise
Laura J. Olson and Svetlana Adonyeva
Fall 2012

Trickster and Hero
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Trickster and Hero
Two Characters in the Oral and Written Traditions of the World
Harold Scheub
Fall 2012

The Best of Jack Pine Style
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The Best of Jack Pine Style
Andresen Guitar Group
Fall 2010

Cafe Indiana Cookbook
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Cafe Indiana Cookbook
Joanne Raetz Stuttgen and Jolene Ketzenberger
Fall 2010

Just Too Much of an Indian
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Just Too Much of an Indian
Bill Baker, Stalwart in a Fading Culture
Thomas Vennum
Fall 2009

Minnesota Lumberjack Songs
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Minnesota Lumberjack Songs
Irish and Scottish Music from the North Woods
Brian Miller
Fall 2008

Modern Noise, Fluid Genres
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Modern Noise, Fluid Genres
Popular Music in Indonesia, 1997–2001
Jeremy Wallach
Fall 2008

Bloodstoppers and Bearwalkers
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Bloodstoppers and Bearwalkers
Folk Traditions of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
Richard M. Dorson, Edited and with an introduction by James P. Leary
Spring 2008

Cafe Indiana
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Cafe Indiana
A Guide to Indiana’s Down-Home Cafes
Joanne Raetz Stuttgen
Fall 2007

Remembering the Year of the French
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Remembering the Year of the French
Irish Folk History and Social Memory
Guy Beiner
Fall 2006

Central Sites, Peripheral Visions
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Central Sites, Peripheral Visions
Cultural and Institutional Crossings in the History of Anthropology
Edited by Richard Handler
Fall 2006

Lowering the Bar
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Lowering the Bar
Lawyer Jokes and Legal Culture
Marc Galanter
Fall 2005

Ach Ya!
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Ach Ya!
Traditional German-American Music from Wisconsin
Compiled and edited by Philip Martin and James P. Leary
Spring 2005

African Tales
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African Tales
Compiled by Harold Scheub
Spring 2005

Café Wisconsin
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Cafe Wisconsin
A Guide to Wisconsin’s Down-Home Cafes
Joanne Raetz Stuttgen
Fall 2004

Memories of Lac du Flambeau Elders
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Memories of Lac du Flambeau Elders
Edited by Elizabeth M. Tornes, With an introduction by Leon Valliere, Jr.
Fall 2004

Midwest Ramblin’
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Midwest Ramblin’
The Goose Island Ramblers
Spring 2004

Land without Nightingales
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Land without Nightingales
Music in the Making of German-America
Edited by Philip V. Bohlman and Otto Holzapfel
Fall 2002

Pickled Herring and Pumpkin Pie
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Pickled Herring and Pumpkin Pie
A Nineteenth-Century Cookbook for German Immigrants to America
Henriette Davidis, With an introduction by Louis A. Pitschmann
Fall 2002

The Poem in the Story
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The Poem in the Story
Music, Poetry, and Narrative
Harold Scheub
Fall 2002

So Ole Says to Lena
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So Ole Says to Lena
Folk Humor of the Upper Midwest
Compiled and edited by James P. Leary
Fall 2001

Biomedicine and Alternative Healing Systems in America
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Biomedicine and Alternative Healing Systems in America
Issues of Class, Race, Ethnicity, and Gender
Hans A. Baer
Spring 2001

Excluded Ancestors, Inevitable Traditions
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Excluded Ancestors, Inevitable Traditions
Essays Toward a More Inclusive History of Anthropology
Edited by Richard Handler
Fall 2000

Home Cooked Culture
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Home Cooked Culture
Wisconsin through Recipes
Edited by Terese Allen, Compiled by Choua Ly
Spring 1999

The Vampire
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The Vampire
A Casebook
Edited by Alan Dundes
Fall 1998

Wisconsin Folklore
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Wisconsin Folklore
Edited by James P. Leary
Fall 1998

Story
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Story
Harold Scheub
Fall 1998

In Tune with Tradition
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In Tune with Tradition
Wisconsin Folk Musical Instruments
Edited by Robert T. Teske
Spring 1998

Passed to the Present
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Passed to the Present
Folk Arts Along Wisconsin’s Ethnic Settlement Trail
Edited by Robert T. Teske
Spring 1998

Wisconsin Folk Art
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Wisconsin Folk Art
A Sesquicentennial Celebration
Edited by Robert T. Teske
Spring 1998

In Search of Authenticity
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In Search of Authenticity
The Formation of Folklore Studies
Regina Bendix
Fall 1997

Fairy Tales and Fables from Weimar Days
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Fairy Tales and Fables from Weimar Days
Edited and Translated by Jack Zipes
Fall 1997

The Politics of Proverbs
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The Politics of Proverbs
From Traditional Wisdom to Proverbial Stereotypes
Wolfgang Mieder
Spring 1997

Folklore Fights the Nazis
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Folklore Fights the Nazis
Humor in Occupied Norway, 1940–1945
Kathleen Stokker
Spring 1997

The Walled-Up Wife
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The Walled-Up Wife
A Casebook
Edited by Alan Dundes
Fall 1996

The Tongue is Fire
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The Tongue is Fire
South African Storytellers and Apartheid
Harold Scheub
Fall 1996

The Masada Myth
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The Masada Myth
Collective Memory and Mythmaking in Israel
Nachman Ben-Yehuda
Fall 1995

Oedipus
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Oedipus
A Folklore Casebook
Edited by Lowell Edmunds and Alan Dundes
Fall 1995

Fragments of Death, Fables of Identity
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Fragments of Death, Fables of Identity
An Athenian Anthropography
Neni Panourgia
Fall 1995

Folk Law
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Folk Law
Essays in the Theory and Practice of Lex Non Scripta
Edited by Alison Dundes Renteln and Alan Dundes
Fall 1995

Dancing with the Devil
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Dancing with the Devil
Society and Cultural Poetics in Mexican-American South Texas
José E. Limón
Fall 1994

The Wisdom of Many
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The Wisdom of Many
Essays on the Proverb
Edited by Wolfgang Mieder and Alan Dundes
Fall 1994

Eat Not This Flesh
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Eat Not This Flesh
Food Avoidances from Prehistory to the Present
Frederick J. Simoons
Fall 1994

The Cockfight
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The Cockfight
A Casebook
Edited by Alan Dundes
Spring 1994

The Evil Eye
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The Evil Eye
A Casebook
Edited by Alan Dundes
Spring 1992

Magical Arrows
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Magical Arrows
The Maori, the Greeks, and the Folklore of the Universe
Gregory Schrempp, With a Foreword by Marshall Sahlins
Spring 1992

The Blood Libel Legend
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The Blood Libel Legend
A Casebook in Anti-Semitic Folklore
Edited by Alan Dundes
Fall 1991

Little Red Riding Hood
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Little Red Riding Hood
A Casebook
Edited by Alan Dundes
Spring 1989

Cinderella
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Cinderella
A Casebook
Edited by Alan Dundes
Fall 1988

Parsing through Customs
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Parsing through Customs
Essays by a Freudian Folklorist
Alan Dundes
Fall 1987

Oral Tradition as History
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Oral Tradition as History
Jan Vansina
Spring 1985

The Alabama Folk Lyric
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The Alabama Folk Lyric
A Study in Origins and Media of Dissemination
Collected and Edited With an Introduction and Notes by Ray B. Browne
1979

Folksongs and Their Makers
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Folksongs and Their Makers
Henry Glassie, Edward D. Ives, and John F. Szwed
1979

Wisconsin Chippewa Myths & Tales
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Wisconsin Chippewa Myths & Tales
And Their Relation to Chippewa Life
Victor Barnouw
Fall 1977