Louisiana Folklore Bibliography

Please note that all DOIs below that have the 10.2307 prefix are from JSTOR and the URL can be easily obtained by replacing the prefix with https://www.jstor.org/stable/ and then adding the extension.


Jordan, Rosan and Frank De Caro. 1996. “In This Folk-Lore Land”: Race, Class, Identity, and Folklore Studies in Louisiana. Journal of American Folklore 109(431): 31-59. doi:10.2307/541717.

Legends - Historical

Lindahl, Carl. 2006. “Storms of Memory: New Orleanians Surviving Katrina in Houston.” Callaloo 29(4): 1526–38.

Legends - Supernatural

Galuska, John D., and John W. Johnson. 2007. The Vanishing Hitchhiker: Bibliographic References. Research in African Literatures 38(3): 34–40.

Holly, Donald H., and Casey E. Cordy. 2007. What’s in a Coin? Reading the Material Culture of Legend Tripping and Other Activities. Journal of American Folklore 120(477): 335–54.

Lindahl, Carl. 2005. Ostensive Healing: Pilgrimage to the San Antonio Ghost Tracks. Journal of American Folklore 118(468): 164-185. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/4137700.

Lloyd, Timothy C. 1995. Folklore, Foodways, and the Supernatural. In Out of the Ordinary, edited by Barbara Walker, 59–72. Utah State University Press.

Thomas, Jeannie Banks. 2007. The Usefulness of Ghost Stories. In Haunting Experiences, 25–59. Utah State University Press. doi:10.2307/j.ctt4cgmqg.6. Retrieved from: www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt4cgmqg.6