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American Folklore Society 2019

2019: October 16-19, Baltimore, Maryland (Hyatt Regency Baltimore) Visit the WSU Press booth in the exhibit hall to view our new titles and meet with an editor!

Date
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Venue
Hyatt Regency Baltimore

A True Blue Idea

Marina Colasanti
Translated by Adria Frizzi

A modern classic comprising spare and surprising tales by one of Latin America's premier storytellers.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: April 2019
ISBN: 9780814346396

Craving Supernatural Creatures

German Fairy-Tale Figures in American Pop Culture

Claudia Schwabe

Analyzes the portrayal of German fairy-tale figures in contemporary North American media adaptations.

Printed Paper Cased
Available June 2019
ISBN: 9780814346013
Paperback
Available June 2019
ISBN: 9780814341964
eBOOK
Available June 2019
ISBN: 9780814341971

Field Recordings

Poems by Russell Brakefield

Poetry that uses American folk music as a lens to investigate themes of family, art, and masculinity.

Paperback
Published: March 2018
ISBN: 9780814344965
eBOOK
Published: March 2018
ISBN: 9780814344972

Staging Fairyland

Folklore, Children's Entertainment, and Nineteenth-Century Pantomime

Jennifer Schacker

Examines pantomime and theatricality in nineteenth-century histories of folklore and the fairy tale.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: December 2018
ISBN: 9780814345917
Paperback
Published: December 2018
ISBN: 9780814345900
eBOOK
Published: December 2018
ISBN: 9780814345924

The Broken Spell

Indian Storytelling and the Romance Genre in Persian and Urdu

Pasha M. Khan

Reconstructs Indian storytellers’ lives and performance methods while recovering the marginalized worldview that popularized their art form.

Printed Paper Cased
Available June 2019
ISBN: 9780814345986
Paperback
Available June 2019
ISBN: 9780814345993
eBOOK
Available June 2019
ISBN: 9780814346006

The Legend of Safed

Life and Fantasy in the City of Kabbalah

Eli Yassif
Translated by Haim Watzman

Jewish life through the legends created and narrated in Safed in the sixteenth century.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814341100
Paperback
Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814346846
eBOOK
Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814341117