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2014 Top Twenty JAF Articles

Friday, January 30, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Lorraine Cashman
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The following Journal of American Folklore articles were the 20 most viewed, printed, or downloaded from JSTOR during 2014. (Note: During the year there were 431,635 views, prints and downloads of all JAF content.) For a pdf of the top 100, click here.

1. Adrian Recinos. Cuentos Populares de Guatemala. JAF 31:122 (October-December 1918), 472.
7,531 views, prints, or downloads

2. Claude Lévi-Strauss. The Structural Study of Myth. JAF 68:270 (October, December 1955), 428.
5,213 views, prints, or downloads

3. Kay Stone. Things Walt Disney Never Told Us. JAF 88:347 (January-March 1975), 42.
5,154 views, prints, or downloads

4. Imagining a Canadian Identity Through Sport: A Historical Interpretation of Lacrosse and Hockey. JAF 115:456 (Spring 2002), 209.
3,261 views, prints, or downloads

5. Stanley Brandes. The Day of the Dead, Halloween, and the Quest for Mexican National Identity. JAF 111:442 (Autumn 1998), 359.
2,700 views, prints, or downloads

6. Lawrence W. Levine. Jazz and American Culture. JAF 102:403 (January-March 1989), 6.
2,166 views, prints, or downloads

7. Cheryl L. Keyes. Empowering Self, Making Choices, Creating Spaces: Black Female Identity via Rap Music Performance. JAF 113:449 (Summer 2000), 255.
2,115 views, prints, or downloads

8. H.W. Herrington. Witchcraft and Magic in the Elizabethan Drama. JAF 32:126 (October-December 1919), 447.
2,062 views, prints, or downloads

9. Fletcher Gardner and W. W. Newell. Filipino (Tagalog) Versions of Cinderella. JAF 19:75 (October-December 1906), 265.
1,900 views, prints, or downloads

10. William R. Bascom. Four Functions of Folklore. JAF 67:266 (October-December 1954), 333.
1,756 views, prints, or downloads

11. Kristin Wardetzky. The Structure and Interpretation of Fairy Tales Composed by Children. JAF 103:408 (April-June 1990), 157.
1,708 views, prints, or downloads

12. Susan Tower Hollis. Women of Ancient Egypt and the Sky Goddess Nut. JAF 100:398 (October-December 1987), 496.
1,691 views, prints, or downloads

13. Samuel M. Waxman. The Don Juan Legend in Literature, JAF 21:81 (April-September 1908), 184.
1,596 views, prints, or downloads

14. N.J. Girardot. Initiation and Meaning in the Tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. JAF 90:347 (July-September 1977), 274.
1,548 views, prints, or downloads

15. Felix Grendon. The Anglo-Saxon Charms. JAF 22:84 (April-June 1909), 105.
1,518 views, prints, or downloads

16. J. Alden Mason. Four Mexican-Spanish Fairy-Tales from Azqueltán, Jalisco. JAF 25:97 (July-September 1912), 191.
1,485 views, prints, or downloads

17. Alan Dundes. Bruno Bettelheim's Uses of Enchantment and Abuses of Scholarship. JAF 104:411 (Winter 1991), 74.
1,374 views, prints, or downloads

18. Adrián Recinos. Adivinanzas recogidas en Guatemala. JAF 31:122 (October-December 1918), 544.
1,346 views, prints, or downloads

19. Eric R. Wolf. The Virgin of Guadalupe: A Mexican National Symbol. JAF 71:279 (January-March 1958), 34.
1,289 views, prints, or downloads

20. Michael Owen Jones. Food Choice, Symbolism, and Identity: Bread-and-Butter Issues for Folkloristics and Nutrition Studies. JAF 120:476 (Spring 2007), 129.
1,278 views, prints, or downloads



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