Dan Ben-Amos

Publications

Based on 

Gila Gutenberg, "Dan Ben-Amos: List of  Publications,"

Jerusalem Studies in Jewish Folklore, 19-20 (1997-1998), pp. 43-62. 

Created by Gila Gutenberg


1963

  1. Folktales of Israel. ed. Dov Noy, with the assistance of Dan Ben-Amos. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1963.

  2. "Folklore in Israel," Schweizerisches Archiv für Volkskunde, 59 (1963), pp. 14-24.

  3. "The Situation Structure of the Non-Humorous English Ballad," Midwest Folklore, 13 (1963), pp. 163-176.

  4. "Hebrew Parallels to Indian Folktales," Journal of the Assam Research Society, 15 (1963), pp. 37-45.


1967

  1. "Ikpomwosa Osemwegie: A Young Bini Poet," Nigeria Magazine, 94 (1967), pp. 250-252.

  2. "Story Telling in Benin," African Arts/art d'afrique, 1, no. 1 (1967), pp. 49-54.
    ( See also no.55. )

  3. [Review] "Joseph Sidahome. Stories of the Benin Empire. London: Oxford University Press." Journal of American Folklore, 80 (1967), p. 201.


1968

  1. "A Structural and Formal Study of Talmudic-Midrashic Legends," in Fourth World Congress of Jewish Studies: Papers. Jerusalem: World Union of Jewish Studies, 11 (1968), pp. 357-359.

  2. [Review] "Dov Noy. ed. Jewish Folktales from Morocco, Jerusalem, 1964. Jewish Folktales from Tunisia, Jerusalem, 1964." Journal of American Folklore, 81 (1968), pp. 75-77.

  3. [Review] "Dov Noy. ed. Israel Folklore Archives Publication Series." Journal of American Folklore, 81 (1968), pp. 355-359.


1969

  1. [Editing] "A Symposium of Folk Genres," Genre, 2, no. 3 (1969), pp. 275-301.
    ( See also no.35 and no.61. )

  2. "Analytical Categories and Ethnic Genres," Genre, 2, no. 3 (1969), pp. 275-301.
    ( In French, no.47 ; in Hebrew, no.54 ; in Spanish, no.120. )

  3. "The Americanization of 'the King and the Abbot'," Indiana Folklore, 2 (1969), pp. 115-123.

  4. "Em Direccao a um Modelo Compenencial de Comunicacao Folklorica," translated by Carlos Silva. Cadernos de Etnografia, Second Series, no. 8. Barcelos: Museum de Ceramica Popular Portugesa, 1969, 21 p.
    ( In English, no.24. )

  5. [Review] "John S. Mbiti. ed. Akamba Stories. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1966." Fabula, 10 (1969), pp. 256-257.

  6. [Review] "Ruth Finnegan. Limba Stories and Story Telling. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1966." Fabula, 10 (1969), pp. 232-234.

  7. [Review] "H.A.S. Johnston. A Selection of Hausa Stories. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1966." Fabula, 10 (1969), pp. 240-242.

  8. [Review] "Jerome R. Mintz. Legends of the Hasidim: An Introduction to Hasidic Culture and Oral Tradition in the New World. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1968." The Jewish Post and Opinion, 1969.

  9. [Review] "Moses Gaster. The Exempla of the Rabbis. Reprint Edition. New York: Ktav Publishing House, 1968." Journal of American Folklore, 82 (1969), p. 284.

  10. [Review] "Raphael Patai. Man and Temple. Reprint Edition. New York: Ktav Publishing House, 1968." Journal of American Folklore, 82 (1969), p. 284.

  11. [Review] "Raphael Patai. The Hebrew Goddess. New York: Ktav Publishing House, 1967." Journal of American Folklore, 82 (1969), pp. 379-381.


1970

  1. [Editing and Translation] In Praise of the Baal Shem Tov. in collaboration with Jerome R. Mintz. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1970.
    [Paperback edition, 1972. 2nd paperback edition, New York: Schocken, 1984; 3rd edition Northvale, N.J.: Jason Aronson, Jewish Book Club, Main Selection, January 1994.]

  2. [Editing] Thrice-Told Tales: Folktales from Three Continents. in collaboration with Kenneth S. Goldstein. Lock Haven, PA: Hammermill Paper Company, 1970.

  3. "Toward a Componential Model for Folklore Communication," Proceeding of the Eighth International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, 1968 Tokyo and Kyoto, II. Tokyo: Science Council of Japan, 1970, pp. 309-311.
    ( In Portuguese, no.14. )

  4. "The Writing of African Oral Tradition: A Folkloristic Approach," Proceedings of the Eighth International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, 1968 Tokyo and Kyoto, III. Tokyo: Science Council of Japan, 1970, pp. 362-365.
    ( See also no.28. )

  5. "Jewish Humor: The Concept from a New Viewpoint," (in Hebrew) Folklore Research Center Studies, Vol. 1, Dov Noy and Issachar Ben-Ami, eds. Jerusalem: The Magnes Press, 1970, pp. 25-34.
    ( In English, no.42. )

  6. "The University of Pennsylvania Folklore and Folklife Archives: A Progress Report," Keystone Folklore Quarterly, 15 (1970), pp. 148-157.

  7. "The Writing of African Oral Tradition: A Folkloristic Approach," The Conch 2, no. 2 (1970), pp. 69-79.
    ( See also no.25. )

  8. [Review] "Victor Turner. The Forest of Symbols: Aspects of Ndembu Ritual. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1967." Western Folklore, 29 (1970), pp. 134-136.

  9. [Review] "Philip Curtin. ed. Africa Remembered: Narratives by West Africans from the Era of the Slave Trade. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1967." Western Folklore, 21 (1970), p. 215.

  10. [Review] "Roger D. Abrahams. ed. Jump-Rope Rhymes: A Dictionary. Austin & London, University of Texas Press, American Folklore Society Bibliographical and Special Series, Vol. 20, 1969." Tatzlil, 10 (1970), pp. 112.


1971

  1. "Musical Instruments from Benin," ( in Hebrew) Tatzlil, 11 (1971), pp. 144-148.

  2. "Toward a Definition of Folklore in Context," Journal of American Folklore, 84 (1971), pp. 3-15.
    ( Reprints: no.38 ; no.56 ; no.79. Translation: in Hebrew, no.45 ; in German, no.90 ; in Japanese, no.114 ; A Thai translation, no.119 ; in Spanish, no.126 and no.158. )

  3. [Editing] with Philip Tilney, "Generic Structures in Russian Folklore," by Vladimir Propp, translated by Maria Z. Brooks., Genre 4, no.3 (1971), pp. 213-248.

  4. [Editing] "A Symposium of Folk Genres," Genre 4, no.3 (1971), pp. 213-304.
    ( A Sequel to no.11. )


1972

  1. "Two Benin Storytellers," in Richard M. Dorson, ed. African Folklore, Garden City: Doubleday, 1972, pp. 103-114.

  2. "The Elusive Audience of the Benin Storyteller," The Journal of the Folklore Institute, 9 (1972), pp. 177-184.

  3. "Toward a Definition of Folklore in Context," in Americo Parédes and Richard Bauman, eds. Toward New Perspectives in Folklore. Publication Series of the American Folklore Society, Bibliographical and Special Series (23). Austin: University of Texas Press, 1972, pp. 3-15.
    ( See no.33 for Reprints and Translations. )

  4. [Review] "Moshe Gorali, Gideon Almogor and Moshe Bick, eds. The Golden Peacock: Yiddish Folksongs. Haifa: The Haifa Music Museum and A.M.L.I., 1970." Journal of American Folklore, 85 (1972), pp. 89-90.

  5. [Review] "Vladimir Propp, Alan Dundes, Claude Lévi-Strauss and Edmund Leach. Formal of Structural Studies of Traditional Tales: The Usefulness of Some Methodological Proposals Advanced. Stockholm: B. Nathhorst. Stockholm Studies in Comparative Religion 9, 1969." Journal of American Folklore, 85 (1972), pp. 82-84.

  6. [Review] "Haim Schwarzbaum. Studies in Jewish and World Folklore, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1968." Fabula, 13 (1972), pp. 186-188.


1973

  1. "The 'Myth' of Jewish Humor," Western Folklore, 32 (1973), pp. 112-131.
    ( In Hebrew, no.26. )

  2. "History of Folklore Studies - Why do We Need It?" Journal of the Folklore Institute, 10 (1973), pp. 113-124.

  3. "The Death of the Baal Shem Tov," Friday Forum: A Supplement to the Jewish Exponent, no. 16, (October 5, 1973), pp. 3, 7.

  4. "Toward a Definition of Folklore in Context," (in Hebrew) Hasifrut, 4 (1973), pp. 416-426.
    ( See no.33 for Reprints and Translations. )


1974

  1. "Folklore in African Society," Folklore Reprint Series, Vol. 2 No. 1. Bloomington: Folklore Publications Group, Folklore Student Association,1974.
    ( See also no.53 and no.71. )

  2. "Catégories analytiques et genres populaires," Poétique 19 (1974), pp. 416-426.
    ( In English, no.12 ; in Hebrew, no.54 ; in Spanish, no.120. )


1975

  1. [Editing] Folklore: Performance and Communication, in collaboration with Kenneth S. Goldstein. Approaches to Semiotics, 40. The Hague: Mouton Press, 1975.

  2. [Editing] New Theories in Oral Literature: Literary Forms in Social Context. (in Hebrew), Tel-Aviv: Tel-Aviv University, 1975.
    ( Published also as special issue of Ha-Sifrut 20, 1975 )

  3. Sweet Words: Storytelling Events in Benin. Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues, 1975.

  4. "Themes, Forms, and Meanings: Critical Comments," Semeia, 3 (1975), pp. 128-132.

  5. "New Trends in Folklore," (in Hebrew) Ha-Sifrut, 20 (1975), pp. 1-7.

  6. "Folklore in African Society," Research in African Literatures, 6, no. 2 (1975), pp. 165-198.
    ( See also no.46 and no.71. )

  7. "Analytical Categories and Ethnic Genres," (in Hebrew) Hasifrut 20 (1975), pp. 136-149.
    ( In English, no. 12 ; in French, no.47 ; in Spanish no.120. )

  8. "Two Tales from Benin," in Harold Courlander, ed. A Treasury of African Folklore. New York: Crown, 1975, pp. 238-246.
    ( See also no.6. )

  9. "Toward a Definition of Folklore in Context," in Peter B. Hammond, ed. Cultural and Social Anthropology: Introductory Readings in Ethnology, 2nd Edition. New York: MacMillan, 1975. pp. 358-367.
    ( See no.33 for Reprints and Translations.)

  10. [Review] "Richard Bauman and Joel Sherzer eds. Explorations in the Ethnography of Speaking. Cambridge: University Press, 1975." Hasifrut, 20 (1975), pp. 157-160.

  11. [Review] "Osemwegie Ebohon. Cultural Heritage of Benin. Benin City: Midwest Newspaper Corporation, 1972." Research in African Literatures, 6 (1975), pp. 143-145.

  12. [Review] "Joseph Fontenrose. The Ritual Theory of Myth, Folklore Studies 18. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California, 1971." Journal of American Folklore, 88 (1975), pp. 194-195.

  13. [Review] "Joseph Heinemann and Dov Noy. eds. Studies in Haggadah and Folk-Literature. Scripta Hierosolymitana 22. Jerusalem: The Magnes Press, 1971." Journal of American Folklore, 88 (1975), pp. 315-320.


1976

  1. [Editing] Folklore Genres, American Folklore Society Bibliographical and Special Series, Vol. 26. Texas: University of Texas Press, 1976.
    ( Reprint of no.11 with an "Introduction" and a "Selected Bibliography". )

  2. "Introduction," in M. J. Bin Gorion (Berdyczewski), Mimekor Yisrael: Classical Jewish Folktales. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1976, pp. xxix-lxv.

  3. "Solutions to Riddles," Journal of American Folklore, 89 (1976), pp. 249-254.
    ( See also no.77. )

  4. "Talmudic Tall Tales," in Linda Dégh, Henry Glassie and Felix Oinas, eds. Folklore Today: A Festschrift for Richard M. Dorson. Bloomington: Indiana Semiotic Sciences, 1976, pp. 25-43.

  5. [Editing] A special issue "Poetics and Folklore," Poetics, Vol. 5, No. 2. 18 (1976), pp. 87-184

  6. "The Concepts of Genre in Folklore," Studia Fennica, Review of Finnish Linguistics and Ethnology, 20 (1976), pp. 30-43. [Issue of Folk Narrative Research, Some Papers Presented at the VI Congress of the International Society for Folk Narrative Research.]
    ( In Finnish, no.95. )


1977

  1. "African Folklore: A Preliminary Chronological Bibliography of Scholarly Books and Articles 1970-1977," in Thomas A. Hale and Richard Priebe, eds. The Teaching of African Literature. Selected Working Papers from the African Literature Association. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1977, pp. 236-254

  2. "The History of Folklore and the History of Science," Midwest Journal of Language Folklore, 3, no. 2 (1977), pp. 42-44.

  3. "The Context of Folklore: Implications and Prospects," in William R. Bascom, ed. Frontiers of Folklore. AAAS Selected Symposia Series, No. 5, Boulder. Colorado: Westview Press, 1977. pp. 36-53.

  4. "Response to Alan Dundes, The Hero Pattern and the Life of Jesus," Colloquy 25: The Center for Hermeneutical Studies in Hellenistic and Modern Culture. Berkeley: The Graduate Theological Seminary and the University of California, 1977, pp. 68-72.

  5. "Introduction: Folklore in African Society," in Bernth Lindfors, ed. Forms of Folklore in Africa: Narrative, Poetic, Gnomic, Dramatic. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1977, pp. 1-36.
    ( See also no.46 and no.53. )

  6. [Review] "Pierre Maranda. ed. Soviet Structural Folkloristics, Vol. I. The Hague: Mouton, 1974." American Anthropologist, 79, no, 2 (1977), p. 480.


1978

  1. "The Modern Local Historian in Africa," in Richard M. Dorson, ed. Folklore in the Modern World. World Anthropology. The Hague: Mouton, 1978, pp. 327-343.

  2. "The Ceremony of Innocence," Western Folklore, 38, no. 1 (1978), pp. 47-52.

  3. [Review] "Ojo Arewa and G.M. Shreve. The Generics of Structures in African Narrative, Vol. I, Zande Trickster Tales, Studies in African Semiotics 3. New York: 1975." Conch Magazine, (1978), pp. 294-295.

  4. [Review] "Daniel J. Crowley, ed. African Folklore in the New World. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1977." ASA Review of Books, 4 (1978), pp. 103-105.


1979

  1. "Solutions to Riddles," in Seymour Chatmen, Umberto Eco and Jean Marie Klinkenberg, eds. A Semiotic Landscape/Panorama Semiotique: Proceedings of the First Congress of the International Association for Semiotic Studies/Actes du Premier Congrès de l'Association de Sémiotique. Berlin: Mouton Publishers, 1979, pp. 1035-1038.
    ( See also no.63. )

  2. "The Attitude of Brenner and Agnon Toward Folklore," (in Hebrew) Ha-Sifrut, 29 (1979), pp. 58-68.
    ( In English, no.89. )

  3. "Toward a Definition of Folklore in Context," in Jan Harold Brunvand, ed. Readings in American Folklore. New York: W.W. Norton, 1979, pp. 427-443.
    ( See no.33 for Reprints and Translations. )


1980

  1. "Generic Distinctions in the Aggadah," in Frank Talmage, ed. Studies in Jewish Folklore: Proceedings of a Regional Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies Held at the Spertus College of Judaica, Chicago, May 1-3, 1977. Cambridge, MA: Association for Jewish Studies, 1980, pp. 45-71.

  2. "The Concept of Motif in Folklore," in Venetia J. Newall, ed. Folklore Studies in the Twentieth Century: Proceedings of the Centenary Conference of the Folklore Society. Woodbridge: D.S. Brewer/ Totowa, N.J.: Rowman and Littlefield, 1980, pp. 17-36.
    ( In Chinese, no.108. )

  3. [Review] "Mabel H. Ross and Barbara K. Walker. eds. 'On Another Day...': Tales Told Among the Nkundo of Zaire. Hamden, Conn.: The Shoe String Press, 1980." African Arts, 13, no. 4 (1980), pp. 19-21.

  4. [Review] "Isidore Okpewho. The Epic in Africa: Toward a Poetics of the Oral Performance. New York: Columbia University Press, 1979." Africana Journal, 11, no. 1-2 (1980), pp. 68-70.

  5. [Review] "Loreto Todd. Some Day Been Dey: West African Pidgin Folktales. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1979." Africana Journal, 11, no. 1-2 (1980), pp. 72-73.

  6. [Review] "Heda Jason and Demitri Segal, eds. Patterns in Oral Literature. World Anthropology. Sol Tax gen. ed. Paris: Mouton, 1977." American Anthropologist, 82 (1980), pp. 868-869.


1981

  1. "Foreword," in Donald Ward, editor and translator. The German Legends of the Brothers Grimm. Translations in Folklore Studies, Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues, 1981, Vol. I, pp. ix-xi.
    ( Further publications in the series " Translations in Folklore Studies": no.87 ; no.94 ; no.139. )

  2. "Foreword," in Giuseppe Cocchiara. The History of Folklore in Europe. John N. McDaniel, translator. Translations in Folklore Studies, Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues, 1981, pp. xvii-xix.
    ( Further publications in the series " Translations in Folklore Studies": no.86 ; no.94 ; no.139. )

  3. "The Cultural Mediators of Folklore," Narodna Umjetno (special issue on "Folklore and Oral Communication"). Zagreb: Zavod za istrazivanje folklora Instituta za filologiju i folkloristiku, 1981, pp. 29-36.
    ( In Yugoslavian, no.96. )

  4. "Nationalism and Nihilism: The Attitude of Two Hebrew Authors Toward Folklore," International Folklore Review, 1 (1981), pp. 5-15.
    ( In Hebrew, no.78. )

  5. "Zu einer Defintion der Folklore im Kontext," Jahrbuch für Volksliedforschung, 26 (1981), pp. 15-30.
    ( See no.33 for Reprints and Translations. )

  6. [Review] "Joseph C. Miller. ed. The African Past Speaks: Essays on Oral Tradition and History. Folkestone, England: Dawson and Sons; Hamden, Conn. Archon Books, the Shoe String Press, 1980." African Arts, 14, no. 3 (1981), pp. 28-30.

  7. [Review] "David Sapir and J.C. Corcker. eds. The Social Use of Metaphor: Essays on the Anthropology of Rhetoric. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1977." Language in Society, 10 (1981), pp. 111-114.


1982

  1. Folklore in Context: Essays. New Delhi, Madras: South Asian Publishers, 1982.

  2. "Foreword," in Max Lüthi. The European Folktale: Form and Nature. John D. Niles translator. Translations in Folklore Studies, Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues, 1982, pp. vii-xiii. [ Reissued at 1986 by Indiana University Press as part of the series Folklore Studies in Translation. ]
    ( Further publications in the series " Translations in Folklore Studies": no.86 ; no.87 ; no.139.
    Further publications in the series "Folklore Studies in Translatioin": no.124 ; no.131 ; no.134 ; no.140 ; no.150 ; no.151)

  3. "Perinnelajiksitteet," in Irma-Riitta Järvinen and Seppo Knnuttila, eds. Kertomusperinne: Kirjoituksia Proosaperinteen Lajeista Tatutkimukseta. Ieura: Shomalaisen Kiryallisunden, 1982, pp. 11-28.
    ( In English, no.66. )

  4. "Posrednici folklora u kulturi," Narodna Umjetnost, 19 (1982), pp. 31-40.
    ( In English, no.88. )

  5. [Review] "Haim Schwarzbaum. The Mishle Shu'alim (Fox Fables) of Rabbi Berechiah Ha-Nakdon: A Study in Comparative Folklore and Fable Lore. Kiron, Israel: Institute for Jewish and Arab Folklore Research, 1979." Journal of American Folklore, 95 (1982), pp. 222-224.


1983

  1. "Foreword," Twenty Years of the Department of Folklore and Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania: A Dissertation Profile 1962-1982. Compiled and edited by Sue Samuelson, Occasional Publications in Folklore and Folklife, no. 1, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, (1983), p. 5.

  2. "Afterword," (comments on a collection of essays "French Studies in Oral Literature"), Journal of Folklore Research, 20, no. 2-3 (1983), pp. 243-246.

  3. "Introduction," Research in African Literatures (special issues on the Epic in Africa), 14, no. 3 (1983), pp. 277-282.

  4. "The Idea of Folklore: An Essay," in Issachar Ben-Ami and Joseph Dan, eds. Studies in Aggadah and Jewish Folklore. Folklore Research Center Studies VII. Jerusalem: The Magnes Press, pp. 11-17.
    ( See also no.103. )

  5. "Elli-Kaija Köngäs-Maranda (1932-1982)," Canadian Folklore Canadien, 5, no. 1-2 (1983), pp. 93-96.

  6. "The Idea of Folklore: An Essay," in Victor D. Sanua, ed. Fields of Offerings: Studies in Honor of Raphael Patai. Cranberry, N.J.: Associated University Presses, 1983, pp. 47-64.
    ( See also no.101. )

  7. [Review] "David E. Bynum. The Daemon in the Wood: A Study of Oral Narrative Patterns. Cambridge, Mass: The Center for the Study of Oral Literature, 1978." Comparative Literature, 35, no. 2 (1983), pp. 173-174.


1984

  1. "The Encounter with Native Americans and the Emergence of Folklore," in Shri Kulamani Mahapatra, ed. Folk Culture Vol. V: Folk Culture and the Great Tradition. Cuttack, Oriasga, India: Institute of Oriental and Orissan Studies, 1984, pp. 274-286.

  2. "Haim Schwarzbaum (1911-1983)," Journal of American Folklore, 97 (1984), pp. 464-467.

  3. "The Seven Strands of Tradition: Varieties in its Meaning in American Folklore Studies," Journal of Folklore Research, 21, no. 2-3 (1984), pp. 97-131.

  4. "The Concept of Motif in Folklore," translated by Juwen Zhang in Liaoning Branch, editor. A Collection of Folk Literature Studies. Shenyang, China, 1984, vol 2, pp. 349-380.
    ( In English, no.81. )

  5. [Review] "Joyce Penfield. Communicating with Quotes: The Igbo Case. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1983." Review in Proverbium, 1 (1984), pp. 225-231.
    ( See also no.111. )

  6. [Review] "A.T. Hatto. ed. Traditions of Heroic and Epic Poetry, Volume One: The Traditions. London: The Modern Humanities Research Association, 1980." Journal of American Folklore, 97 (1984), pp. 227-228.

  7. [Review] "Joyce Penfield. Communicating with Quotes: The Igbo Case. (Contributions in Intercultural and Comparative Studies, No. 8), Westport, Conn., Greenwood, 1983." Language in Society, 13 (1984), pp. 135-137.
    ( See also no.109. )

  8. [Review] "Veronika Görög. Littérature orale d'Afrique Noire: bibliographie analytique. Paris: G.P. Maisonneuve and Lorose, 1981." Research in African Literatures, 15, no. 2 (1984), pp. 319-322.


1985

  1. "On the Final [s] in Folkloristics," Journal of American Folklore, 98 (1985), pp. 334-336.

  2. "Toward a Definition of Folklore in Context," Jyomin-bunka (Folk-Culture), 8 (1985), pp. 1-28 (trans. by Tahahiro Otsuhi to Japanese).
    ( See no.33 for Reprints and Translations. )

  3. [Review] "Elliott Oring. The Jokes of Sigmund Freud: A Study in Humor and Jewish Identity. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1984." Menorah, 5 ( 1985), pp. 4-6.


1986

  1. [Review] "Norbert Ndong. Kamerunische Märchen. Text und Kontext in ethnosoziologischer und psychologischer Sicht. Arts Pupulares: Studia Ethnographica et Folkloristica, No. 8. Frankfurt am Main, Bern, New York: Peter Lang, 1983." Asian Folklore Studies, 45 (1986), pp. 162-164.


1987

  1. [Editing] "African Art and Literature," special issue of Word and Image: A Journal of Verbal/Visual Enquiry, 3, no. 3 (1987), pp. 223-303.

  2. "Animals in Edo Visual and Verbal Arts," Word and Image: A Journal of Verbal/Visual Enquiry, 3, no. 3 (1987), pp. 296-303.


1988

  1. "Toward a Definition of Folklore in Context," A Thai translation in a reader in folklore edited by Wanni Anderson and published in Bangkok, 1988, pp. 48-61.
    ( See no.33 for Reprints and Translations. )

  2. "Categoríes analíticas y géneros étnicos," Serie de Folklore, 4 (1988), pp. 3-37. [Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de filosofia y letras. Departamento de Ciencias Anthropologicas.]
    ( In English, no.12 ; in French, no.47 ; in Hebrew, no.54. )

  3. [Review] "Eli Yassif. Jewish Folklore: An Annotated Bibliography. New York: Garland, 1986." Journal of American Folklore, 101 (1988), pp. 106-108.


1989

  1. "Folktale," International Encyclopedia of Communication. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989, vol 2, pp. 181-187.
    ( See also no.144. )

  2. "The Historical Folklore of Richard M. Dorson," Journal of Folklore Research, 26 (1989), pp. 51-60.

  3. "Foreword," in Reimund Kvideland and Henning K. Sehmsdorf, eds. Nordic Folklore. Folklore Studies in Translation. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989. pp. vii-x.
    ( General Editor- Dan Ben-Amos. Further publications in the series "Folklore Studies in Translation": no.131 ; no.134 ; no.140 ; no.150 ; no.151. )

  4. "Foreword," in Juha Pentikainen, Kalevala Mythology. Ritva Poom. translator. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989, pp. ix-xii

  5. "Hacia una definición de folklore en contexto," 7 (1989), pp. 3-26 [Ude Buenos Aires, Facultad de filosofía y letras. Departamento de Ciencias Anthropológicas].
    ( See no.33 for Reprints and Translations. )

  6. [Review] "Wolfgang Mieder. International Proverb Scholarship: An Annotated Bibliography." Journal of American Folklore, 102 (1989), pp. 353-354.


1990

  1. [Editing] Mimekor Yisrael: Selected Classical Jewish Folktales. Collected by Micha Joseph bin Gorion. Edited by Emanuel bin Gorion. Translated by I. M. Lask. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990.

  2. [Editing] Mimekor Yisrael: Classical Jewish Folktales : Abridged and Annotated Edition. Collected by Micha Joseph bin Gorion. Edited by Emanuel bin Gorion. Translated by I.M. Lask. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990.

  3. "Jewish Studies and Jewish Folklore," Proceedings of the Tenth World Congress of Jewish Studies, Division D, Vol. II. Jerusalem: World Congress of Jewish Studies, 1990, pp. 1-20.

  4. "Foreword," in Hermann Bausinger. Folk Culture in the World of Technology. Elke Dettmer, translator. Folklore Studies in Translation. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990, pp. vii-x.
    ( General Editor- Dan Ben-Amos. Further publications in the series "Folklore Studies in Translation": no.124 ; no.134 ; no.140 ; no.150 ; no.151. )

  5. "Comments on Robert C. Culley's 'Five Tales of Punishment in the Book of Numbers'," in Susan Niditch, ed. Text and Tradition: The Hebrew Bible and Folklore. Atlanta, Georgia: Scholars Press, 1990, pp. 35-46.

  6. [Review] "Robert Ackerman. J. G. Frazer: His Life and Work. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987." Journal of American Folklore, 103 (1990), pp. 219-220.


1991

  1. "Foreword," in Folktale and Reality by Lutz Röhrich, trans. Peter Tokofsky. Folklore Studies in Translation. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991, pp. ix-xii.
    ( General Editor- Dan Ben-Amos. Further publications in the series "Folklore Studies in Translation": no.124 ; no.131 ; no.140 ; no.150 ; no.151. )

  2. "Jewish Folklore Studies," Modern Judaism, 11 (1991), pp. 17-66.

  3. [Review] "Haim Schwarzbaum. Jewish Folklore between East and West: Collected Papers. Eli Yassif. ed. Beer-Sheva, Israel: Ben Gorion University of the Negev Press, 1989." Asian Folklore Studies, 50 (1991), pp. 265-268.


1992

  1. "Folklore in the Ancient Near East." in David Noel Freedman, ed. The Anchor Bible Dictionary. New York: Doubleday, 1992, vol 2, pp. 818-828.

  2. "Historical Poetics and Generic Shift: Nifla'ot and Nissim," (in Hebrew) Jerusalem Studies in Jewish Folklore,13-14 (1982), pp. 29-60.
    ( In English, no.153. )

  3. "Foreword," in Axel Olrik. Principles for Oral Narrative Research. Kirsten Wolf and Jody Jensen, translators. Translations in Folklore Studies. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1992, pp. vii-xi.
    ( Further publications in the series "Translations in Folklore Studies": no.86 ; no.87 ; no.94. )

  4. "Foreword," (with Alessandro Falassi), in Algirdas J. Greimas. Of Gods and Men: Studies in Lithuanian Mythology. Folklore Studies in Translation. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1992, pp. vii-x.
    ( General Editor- Dan Ben-Amos. Further publications in the series "Folklore Studies in Translation": no.124 ; no.131 ; no.134 ; no.150 ; no.151. )

  5. "Do We Need Ideal Types (in Folklore)? -- An Address to Lauri Honko," NIF Papers 2. (1992), 35 p.

  6. [Editing] "Jüdischen Erzählgut," Enzyklopädie des Märchens: Handwörterbuch zur historischen und vergleichenden Erzählforschung. Vol 7, No. 2-3 (1992), pp. 688-743.

  7. "Alt- und mitteljidd. Erzählungen," Enzyklopädie des Märchens: Handwörterbuch zur historischen und vergleichenden Erzählforschung. Vol 7, No. 2-3 (1992), pp. 695-699.

  8. "Folktale," in Richard Bauman, ed. Folklore, Cultural Performance and Popular Entertainment: A Communication Centered Approach. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992, pp. 101-118.
    ( See also no.122. )


1993

  1. [Editing] "Jewish Folktales: An Encyclopedic Survey," Jewish Folklore and Ethnology Review, 14, no. 1-2 (1993), pp. 3-25.

  2. "Old Yiddish and Middle Yiddish Folktales," Jewish Folklore and Ethnology Review, 14, no. 1-2 (1993), pp. 5-6.

  3. "'Context' in Context," Western Folklore, 52 (1993), pp. 209-226.
    ( See no. 155 for expanded version in German. )

  4. [Review] "Ruth Finnegan. Oral Traditions and the Verbal Arts. London and New York: Routledge, 1992." Research in African Literatures, 24 (1993), pp. 138-141.

  5. [Review] "Karin Barber. I Could Speak Until tomorrow: Oriki, Women and the Past in a Yoruba Town. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991." African Studies Review, 36 (1993), pp. 144-148.


1994

  1. "Foreword," in James R. Dow and Hannjost Lixfeld, editors and translators. The Nazification of an Academic Discipline: Folklore in the Third Reich. Folklore Studies in Translation. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994, pp. ix-x.
    ( General Editor- Dan Ben-Amos. Further publications in the series "Folklore Studies in Translation": no.124 ; no.131 ; no.134 ; no.140 ; no.151. )

  2. "Foreword," in Hannjost Lixfeld and James R. Dow, editors and translators. Folklore and Fascism: The Reich Institute for German Volkskunde. Folklore Studies in Translation. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994, pp. ix-x.
    ( General Editor- Dan Ben-Amos. Further publications in the series "Folklore Studies in Translation": no.124 ; no.131 ; no.134 ; no.140 ; no.150. )

  3. "Bettleheim Among the Folklorists," The Psychoanalytic Review, 81 (1994), pp. 509-535.

  4. "Historical Poetics and Generic Shift: Niphla'ot ve-Nissim," Fabula, 35 (1994), pp. 20-49.
    ( In Hebrew, no.138. )


1995

  1. "Are There Any Motifs in Folklore?" in Frank Trommler, ed. Thematics Reconsidered: Essays in Honor of Horst S. Daemmrich. Internationale Forschungen zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft 9. Amsterdam-Atlanta: Rodopi, 1995, pp.71-85

  2. "Kontext," Enzyklopädie des Märchens, 8 (1995), pp. 217-237.
    ( An expanded version of no.147. )

  3. "Meditation on a Russian Proverb in Israel," Proverbium, 12 (1995), pp. 13-26.

  4. "'Induced Natural Context' in Context." in Roger D. Abrahams, ed. Fields of Folklore: Essays in Honor of Kenneth S. Goldstein. Bloomington, Ind.: The Trickster Press, 1995, pp. 11-20.

  5. "Hacia una definición de folklore en contexto," in Martha Blache, ed. Narrativa folklórica (II). Buenos Aires: FADA: Funación Argentina de Antropología, 1995, pp. 38-60.
    ( See no.33 for Reprints and Translations. )

  6. [Review] "'Trickster Tales and the Social Order.' Review of Ropo Sekoni, Folk Poetics : A Sociosemiotic Study of Yoruba Trickster Tales. Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies, 162. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press." American Anthropologist, 97, no. 3 (1995), pp. 559-560.

  7. [Review] "Josep Mali. The Rehabilitation of Myth: Vico's. New Science. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992." Journal of American Folklore, 108 (1995), pp. 363-369.

  8. [Review] "The Hebrew Folktale: A Review Essay" [a review of Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning (Jerusalem: the Bialik Institute, 1994)]. Jewish Studies: Forum of the World Union of Jewish Studies, 35 (1995), pp. 29-60.


1996

  1. "Contextual Approach." in Jan Harold Brunvand, ed. American Folklore: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 1996, pp. 158-160.

  2. "Kenneth S. Goldstein (1927-1995)," Journal of American folklore, 109 (1996), pp. 320-323.

  3. "Shivheu Habesht." in Tzvi M. Rabinowicz, ed. The Encyclopedia of Hasidism. Northvale, N.J.: Aronson, 1996, p. 456.


1997

  1. "Raphael Patai (1910-1996)," Journal of American Folklore, 110 (1997), pp. 314-316.

  2. "Genre." in Thomas A. Green, ed. Folklore: an Encyclopedia of Beliefs, Customs, Tales, Music and Art. Vol 1 . Santa Barbara, Ca.: Abc-Clio,1997, pp. 409-415.

  3. "Performance." in Thomas A. Green, ed. Folklore: an Encyclopedia of Beliefs, Customs, Tales, Music and Art. Vol 2. Santa Barbara, Ca.: Abc-Clio, 1997, pp. 630-635.

  4. "Transmission." in Thomas A. Green, ed. Folklore: an Encyclopedia of Beliefs, Customs, Tales, Music and Art. Vol 2. Santa Barbara, Ca.: Abc-Clio, 1997, pp. 807-811.

  5. [Review] "Heather Millar. The Kingdom of Benin in West Africa. Cultures of the Past. Tarrytown, NY.: Marshall Cavendish, 1997." African Arts, 30, iv (1977), pp. 12-14, 88.


1998

  1. "The Name Is the Thing," Journal of American Folklore, 111 (1998), pp. 257-280.

  2. "Midrasch," Enzyklopädie des Märchens, 9 (1998), pp. 641-652.

  3. [Review] "A Performer-Centered Study of Narration: A Review Article" [Linda Dégh, Narratives in Society. A Performer-Centered Study of Narration. FFC 255 Helsinki: Suomalaine Tiedeakatemia,1995]. Anthropos, 93 (1998), pp. 556-558.

  4. [Review] "Gyula Paczolay. European Proverbs in 55 Languages with Equivalents in Arabic,Persian, Sanskrit, Chinese, and Japanese/ Európai Közmondások 55 Nyelven arab, perzsa, szanszkrit, kínai és japán megfelelökkel. Veszprém, Hungary: Veszprémi Nyomda, 1997." Proverbium, 15 (1998), pp.461-470.


1999

  1. [Editing] with Lillian Weissberg. Cultural Memory & the Construction of Identity. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1999.

  2. [Review] "Review of Oral Epics from Africa: Vibrant Voices from a Vast Continent. Edited by John William Johnson, Thomas A. Hale and Stephen Belcher. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997" Comparative Literature Studies, 36 (1999), pp.259-264.

  3. [Review] "Rella Kushelevsky, Moses and the Angel of Death. Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature 4. New York: Peter Lang, 1995." Jewish Quarterly Review, 89 (1999), pp.396-399.

  4. "Jewish Folk Literature," Oral Tradition, 14, no. 1 (1999), pp. 140-274.



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