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2017 American Folklore Conference

The Society's 128th annual meeting will take place October 18-21, 2017 at the Marriott City Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The theme for the meeting, on which presentations are encouraged but not required, is "Community: Resistance, Reclamation, and Re-Creation."

Visit the WSU Press table in the exhibit hall to browse all of our new and recommended titles!

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Marriott City Center

Relief after Hardship

The Ottoman Turkish Model for The Thousand and One Days

Ulrich Marzolph

Contributes to the history of Middle Eastern narrative lore and its impact on Western tradition.

Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814342770
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814342763

The Pleasures of Metamorphosis

Japanese and English Fairy Tale Transformations of "The Little Mermaid"

Lucy Fraser

Analysis of the mermaid in Japanese and English fairy tales through the framework of pleasure.

Published: June 2017
ISBN: 9780814342442
Published: June 2017
ISBN: 9780814342459