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The Journal of American Folklore, the quarterly journal of the American Folklore Society since the Society’s founding in 1888, publishes scholarly articles, notes, and commentaries directed to a wide professional audience. Other sections include those devoted to poetry, short fiction, and creative non-fiction on matters fundamental to the field; and reviews of books, exhibitions and events, films, sound recordings, and digital/online resources.

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Established in 1918, the University of Illinois Press publishes eighty new books annually and forty-three journal titles in the humanities and social sciences. We work with scholars to deploy their research in the service of a more nuanced understanding of the past and present and we market and disseminate this transformative scholarship to local, national, and global audiences.

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