New Directions in Folklore

New Directions in Folklore (NDiF) is the refereed online journal of NewFolk, a community of over one hundred scholars, professionals, students, and interested laypersons dedicated to pushing the envelope of scholarship in the exploration of contemporary culture.



Spring has arrived with Vol. 12, no. 1 (2014)!

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Vol 12, No 1 (2014)

Table of Contents


Editor's Note PDF
Trevor J. Blank 3-4
“They all see dead people—but we (do)n’t want to tell you about it”: On Legend Gathering in Real and Cyberspace PDF
Janet L. Langlois 5-56


Latter-day Lore: Mormon Folklore Studies, edited by Eric A. Eliason and Tom Mould PDF
Brant W. Ellsworth 57-61
Folklore Rules: A Fun, Quick, and Useful Introduction to the Field of Academic Folklore Studies, by Lynne S. McNeill PDF
John E. Price 62-66