New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Women’s Folklore and Folklife

By - Research & Instruction Librarian November 9th, 2010

Encyclopedia of Women’s Folklore and Folklife, edited by Liz Locke, Theresa A. Vaughan, and Pauline Greenhill,  Greenwood, 2009.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 305.4 L79W

Folklore about and related to women and their lives. This two volume set includes entries focused on folklore worldwide.  Most entries are between one and five pages in length.

Examples include: Babysitting, Barbie Doll, Cinderella, Eve, Hair, Muslim Women’s Folklore, Recipe Books, Vampire

Helpful for: Women’s Studies, Global Studies, Humanities, Creative Writing, Daughters of Eve

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