Storytelling, Self, Society Volume 7, Number 2 (May–August 2011)

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Storytelling, Self, Society is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that publishes scholarship on a wide variety of topics related to oral narrative in performance, as social or cultural discourse, and in a variety of professional and disciplinary contexts.

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Storytelling, Self, Society is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that publishes scholarship on a wide variety of topics related to oral narrative in performance, as social or cultural discourse, and in a variety of professional and disciplinary contexts.

 

Table of Contents

Prologue: Defining Myth: An Introduction to the Special Issue on Storytelling and Myth
John S. Gentile

When Myth Shows What the Mind Does Not Reach
Florence Vanderdorpe

Bones Hooks and Wstern Folklore: A Rhetorical Analysis of a Pioneering African American Cowboy
Elly Mons

The Southern Tale-Telling Tradition in Daniel Wallace's Big Fish
Anne Canavan

Myths, Tall Tales, and Two Strong Women: Barbara McBride-Smith's It's Not Easy Being a Goddess and Sheila Starks Phillips' The Lies of Texas Are Upon You!
Trudy L. Hanson 

Epilogue: The Mythic Storyteller: Word-Power and Ambivalence
John S. Gentile

BOOK REVIEW
Our Old Friend, the Mullah: A Review of The Uncommon Sense of the Immortal Mullah Nasruddin
Ruresha, Ron J. Stories Jests, and Donkey Tales of the Beloved Persian Folk Hero, Maple Shade: Lethe

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Additional Information 7x10, published April 2011

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