Reviews

Author: 
Colleen J. McElroy
Reviewer: 
Cathy Mosely

Mosely on McElroy, 'Over the Lip of the World: Among the Storytellers of Madagascar'

Colleen J. McElroy. Over the Lip of the World: Among the Storytellers of Madagascar. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999. xxxiv + 216 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-97824-6.

Reviewed by Cathy Mosely (Storyteller and Independent Scholar) Published on H-Nilas (April, 2000)

Author: 
Gayle Brandow Samuels
Reviewer: 
Boria Sax

Sax on Samuels, 'Enduring Roots: Encounters with Trees, History, and the American Landscape'

Gayle Brandow Samuels. Enduring Roots: Encounters with Trees, History, and the American Landscape. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1999. 195 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-2721-5.

Reviewed by Boria Sax (Mercy College) Published on H-Nilas (March, 2000)

Author: 
Erich Hoyt, Ted Schultz, eds.
Reviewer: 
Marion W. Copeland

Copeland on Hoyt and Schultz, 'Insect Lives: Stories of Mystery and Romance from a Hidden World'

Erich Hoyt, Ted Schultz, eds. Insect Lives: Stories of Mystery and Romance from a Hidden World. New York and Toronto: John Wiley & Sons, 1999. viii + 360 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-471-28277-8.

Reviewed by Marion W. Copeland (Department of English (emeritus), Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, Massachusetts) Published on H-Nilas (February, 2000)

Appreciating the Neighborhood

Author: 
Manny Rubio
Reviewer: 
David Wilson

Wilson on Rubio, 'Rattlesnake: Portrait of a Predator'

Manny Rubio. Rattlesnake: Portrait of a Predator. Washington, D.C., and London, Eng.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1998. xxvii + 239. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56098-808-3.

Reviewed by David Wilson (Program in American Studies, University of California, Davis) Published on H-Nilas (August, 1999)

Author: 
Tamra Andrews
Reviewer: 
Dave Aftandilian

Aftandilian on Andrews, 'Legends of the Earth, Sea, and Sky: An Encyclopedia of Nature Myths'

Tamra Andrews. Legends of the Earth, Sea, and Sky: An Encyclopedia of Nature Myths. Santa Barbara, Cal. and Oxford, England: ABC-CLIO, 1998. xiv + 322 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87436-963-2.

Reviewed by Dave Aftandilian (Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago) Published on H-Nilas (August, 1999)

Author: 
Boria Sax
Reviewer: 
Gary Kern

Kern on Sax, 'The Serpent and the Swan: The Animal Bride in Folklore and Literature'

Boria Sax. The Serpent and the Swan: The Animal Bride in Folklore and Literature. Blacksburg, Va.: McDonald & Woodward, 1998. vii + 268 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-939923-68-7.

Reviewed by Gary Kern (Princeton University) Published on H-Nilas (April, 1999)

Author: 
Karen A. Smyers
Reviewer: 
Cathy Mosely

Mosely on Smyers, 'The Fox and the Jewel: Shared and Private Meanings In Contemporary Japanese Inari Worship'

Karen A. Smyers. The Fox and the Jewel: Shared and Private Meanings In Contemporary Japanese Inari Worship. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1998. viii + 271 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8248-2102-9; $49.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2058-9.

Reviewed by Cathy Mosely (Storyteller and Independent Scholar) Published on H-Nilas (March, 1999)

Author: 
Boria Sax
Reviewer: 
Marie-Francoise Guedon

Guedon on Sax, 'The Serpent and the Swan: The Animal Bride in Folklore and Literature'

Boria Sax. The Serpent and the Swan: The Animal Bride in Folklore and Literature. Blacksburg, Va.: McDonald & Woodward, 1998. vii + 268 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-939923-68-7.

Reviewed by Marie-Francoise Guedon (University of Ottawa) Published on H-Nilas (March, 1999)

Author: 
Katharine M. Rogers
Reviewer: 
Marion W. Copeland

Copeland on Rogers, 'The Cat and the Human Imagination: Feline Images from Bast to Garfield'

Katharine M. Rogers. The Cat and the Human Imagination: Feline Images from Bast to Garfield. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1998. 222 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-10826-8.

Reviewed by Marion W. Copeland (Holyoke Community College) Published on H-Nilas (October, 1998)

Author: 
Susan Strauss
Reviewer: 
Monique Bourque

Bourque on Strauss, 'The Passionate Fact: Storytelling in Natural History and Cultural Interpretation'

Susan Strauss. The Passionate Fact: Storytelling in Natural History and Cultural Interpretation. Golden, Colo.: North American Press, 1996. viii + 152 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55591-925-2.

Reviewed by Monique Bourque (University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Nilas (September, 1998)

Author: 
David Seamon, Arthur Zajonc, eds.
Reviewer: 
Boria Sax

Sax on Seamon and Zajonc, 'Goethe's Way of Science: A Phenomenology of Nature'

David Seamon, Arthur Zajonc, eds. Goethe's Way of Science: A Phenomenology of Nature. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998. xii + 324 pp. $28.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-3681-3; $30.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7914-3682-0.

Reviewed by Boria Sax (Mercy College) Published on H-Nilas (July, 1998)

Author: 
Barbara Ehrenreich
Reviewer: 
Boria Sax

Sax on Ehrenreich, 'Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War'

Barbara Ehrenreich. Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1997. x + 292 pp. $17.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8050-5787-4; $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8050-5077-6.

Reviewed by Boria Sax (Mercy College) Published on H-Nilas (June, 1998)

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