John Miles Foley, Founding Editor

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In Memoriam
John Miles Foley
January 22, 1947—May 3, 2012

  • Oral Tradition Journal: Festschrift for John Miles Foley Festschrift for John Miles Foley
    This special issue of Oral Tradition is published in honor of John Miles Foley’s 65th birthday and 2011 retirement. The surprise Festschrift, guest-edited by Lori and Scott Garner entirely without his knowledge, celebrates John’s tremendous impact on studies in oral tradition through a series of essays contributed by his students from the University of Missouri-Columbia (1979-present) and from NEH Summer Seminars that he has directed (1987-1996).

  • Oral Tradition in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
  • Basque Special Issue
  • Bob Dylan’s Performance Artistry
  • Performance Literature (2)
  • Performance Literature (1)
  • Synopses of Oral Traditions (2)
  • Synopses of Oral Traditions (1)
  • Chinese Oral Traditions
  • Hebrew Oral Traditions
  • Native American Oral Traditions: Collaboration and Interpretation
  • South Asian Oral Traditions
  • Epics Along the Silk Roads
  • African Oral Tradition
  • Serbo-Croatian Oral Tradition
  • South Pacific Oral Traditions
  • Arabic Oral Traditions
  • Hispanic Balladry
No_ecompanion The Judeo-Spanish Ballad Tradition
by Samuel G. Armistead , Joseph H. Silverman
No_ecompanion Survival of the Traditional Romancero: Field Work
by Ana Valenciano
No_ecompanion Hunting for Rare Romances in the Canary Islands
by Maximiano Trapero
No_ecompanion The Living Ballad in Brazil: Two Performances
by Judith Seeger
No_ecompanion The Traditional Romancero in Mexico: Panorama
by Mercedes Díaz Roig
No_ecompanion Migratory Shepherds and Ballad Diffusion
by Antonio Sánchez Romeralo
No_ecompanion In Defense of Romancero Geography
by Suzanne H. Petersen
No_ecompanion The Structure and Changing Functions of Ballad Traditions
by Beatriz Mariscal de Rhett
No_ecompanion Collecting Portuguese Ballads
by Manuel da Costa Fontes
No_ecompanion The Artisan Poetry of the Romancero
by Diego Catalán
No_ecompanion References
by Ruth House Webber
  • Festschrift for Walter J. Ong

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