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2015 Top Twenty JAF Articles

Wednesday, February 24, 2016   (0 Comments)
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The following Journal of American Folklore articles were the 20 most viewed, printed, or downloaded from JSTOR during 2015.

1. Adrian Recinos. Cuentos Populares de Guatemala. JAF 31:122 (October-December 1918), 472.

8,581 views, prints, or downloads

2. Claude Lévi-Strauss. The Structural Study of Myth. JAF 68:270 (October, December 1955), 428.
5,493 views, prints, or downloads


3. Kay Stone. Things Walt Disney Never Told Us. JAF 88:347 (January-March 1975), 42.

4,235 views, prints, or downloads


4. H.W. Herrington. Witchcraft and Magic in the Elizabethan Drama. JAF 32:126 (October-December 1919), 447.

3,842 views, prints, or downloads


5. Michael A. Robidoux. Imagining a Canadian Identity Through Sport: A Historical Interpretation of Lacrosse and Hockey. JAF 115:456 (Spring 2002), 209.

2,749 views, prints, or downloads


6. Samuel M. Waxman. The Don Juan Legend in Literature. JAF 21:81 (April-September 1908), 184.

2,674 views, prints, or downloads


7. Stanley Brandes. The Day of the Dead, Halloween, and the Quest for Mexican National Identity. JAF 111:442 (Autumn 1998), 359.

2,426 views, prints, or downloads


8. J. Alden Mason. Four Mexican-Spanish Fairy-Tales from Azqueltán, Jalisco. JAF 25:97 (July-September 1912), 191.

2,176 views, prints, or downloads


9. Cheryl L. Keyes. Empowering Self, Making Choices, Creating Spaces: Black Female Identity via Rap Music Performance. JAF 113:449 (Summer 2000), 255.
2,139 views, prints, or downloads


10. Adrián Recinos. Adivinanzas recogidas en Guatemala. JAF 31:122 (October-December 1918), 544.

1,947 views, prints, or downloads


11. Lawrence W. Levine. Jazz and American Culture. JAF 102:403 (January-March 1989), 6.

1,816 views, prints, or downloads


12. Kristin Wardetzky. The Structure and Interpretation of Fairy Tales Composed by Children. JAF 103:408 (April-June 1990), 157.

1,745 views, prints, or downloads


13. Richard Handler and Jocelyn Linnekin. Tradition, Genuine or Spurious. JAF 97:385 (July- September 1984), 273.

1,710 views, prints, or downloads.


14. Fletcher Gardner and W. W. Newell. Filipino (Tagalog) Versions of Cinderella. JAF 19:75 (October-December 1906), 265.

1,586 views, prints, or downloads


15. Ralph S. Porter. The Story of Bantugan. JAF 15:58 (July-September 1902), 143.

1,576 views, prints, or downloads


16. William R. Bascom. Four Functions of Folklore. JAF 67:266 (October-December 1954), 333.

1,560 views, prints, or downloads


17. Susan Tower Hollis. Women of Ancient Egypt and the Sky Goddess Nut. JAF 100:398 (October-December 1987), 496.

1,516 views, prints, or downloads


18. N.J. Girardot. Initiation and Meaning in the Tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. JAF 90:347 (July-September 1977), 274.

1,475 views, prints, or downloads


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

1,342 views, prints, or downloads


20. Trudier Harris. Genre. In Common Ground: Keywords for the Study of Expressive Culture. JAF 108:430 (Autumn 1995), 509.

1,338 views, prints, or downloads



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