2005: 52.1 (Spring-Summer 2005)

North Carolina Folklore Journal 52.1 (Spring-Summer 2005)

“Editor’s Foreword” | Carmine Prioli – – – – – 1

Essays
“Family Legends and Lullabies: My Gift to John Foster West” | Daun Daemon – – – – – 3

“Folklore of a Mountain Childhood” (reprint from NCFJ 16.3) | John Foster West – – – – – 8

“Portsmouth Homecoming” | Jan Eason – – – – – 13

“Tall Tales from Cheapside: Falstaff’s Lying Legacy in American Southern Literature”
Greg Kelley – – – – – 25

“‘Water Ways’ in North Carolina: Representing Maritime Communities at the 2004 Smithsonian
Folklife Festival” | Betty J. Belanus – – – – – 39

Review Essays
Album Review: The Essential Earl Scruggs | Matt Meacham – – – – – 51
Book Review: Patricia Sawin’s Listening for a Life: A Dialogic Ethnography of Bessie Eldreth
through Her Songs and Stories |
Joyce Joines Newman – – – – – 59
Book Review: Bob Carlin’s String Bands in the North Carolina Piedmont | Amy Davis – – – – – 65

Contributors – – – – – 69

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Cover Image: At the end of the Portsmouth Homecoming hymn sing, Rudy Carter range the church bell to call everyone together for the worship service.  Rudy is a descendant of Rose Ireland, the former slave who remained on Portsmouth after the Civil War.  he is also the cousin of Henry Pigott (1896-1971), the last African American and the last make to live on Portsmouth Island.  Over the years, it became Henry’s responsibility to ring the bell.  Photo: Jan Eason, 2004.

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