Matriarchy revisited

Marisa Rey-Henningsen, The World of the Ploughwoman. Folklore and Reality in Matriarchal Northwest Spain. Folklore Fellows’ Communications No. 254. Helsinki: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica), 1994. 293 pp. Hard (ISBN 951-41-0746-2), FIM 165,­...

Unique methodological legacy

Linda Dégh, Narratives in Society. A Performer-Centered Study of Narration. Folklore Fellows’ Communications No. 255. Helsinki: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica), 1995. 401 pp. Hard (ISBN 951-41-0748-9), FIM 200,- Soft (ISBN 951-41-0747-0), FIM...

Southwest Finnish Folktales under scrutiny

Satu Apo, The Narrative World of Finnish Fairy Tales. Structure, Agency, and Evaluation in Southwest Finnish Folktales. Folklore Fellows’ Communications No. 256. Helsinki: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica), 1995. 322 pp. Hard (ISBN...

The value of a type index

Liliana Daskalova Perkowski, Doroteja Dobreva, Jordanka Koceva & Evgenija Miceva, Typeverzeichnis der bulgarischen Volksmärchen. Bearbeitet und herausgegeben von Klaus Roth. Folklore Fellows’ Communications No. 257. Helsinki: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia...

The gendered interpretation of blood

Isabel Cardigos, In and Out of Enchantment: Blood Symbolism and Gender in Portuguese Fairytales. Folklore Fellows’ Communications No. 260. Helsinki: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica), 1996. 273 pp. Hard (ISBN 951-41-0784-5), FIM 155,- Soft (ISBN...

A fresh view on Baldr and society

John Lindow, Murder and Vengeance among the Gods: Baldr in Scandinavian Mythology. Folklore Fellows’ Communications No. 262. Helsinki: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica), 1997. 210 pp. Hard (ISBN 951-41-0808-6), FIM 150,- Soft (ISBN...

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