NORTHERN EUROPEAN FOLKLORE AND RELIGION: AN INTERVIEW WITH THOMAS A. DUBOIS
Thomas A. DuBois is the Halls-Bascom Professor of Scandinavian Folklore, Folklore, and Religious Studies at the Department of German, Nordic and Slavic (University of Wisconsin–Madison). He is editor of the Folklore of the Nordic-Baltic Region series, published by the Welsh Academic Press, and the author of books such as: Songs of the Finnish Migration: A Bilingual Anthology (co-edited with B. Marcus Cederström, 2019), Sacred to the Touch: Nordic and Baltic Religious Wood Carving (2017), Nordic Literature: A Comparative History. Volume 1 (Co-edited with Steven P. Sondrup, 2017), The Nordic Storyteller: Essays in Honour of Niels Ingwersen (Co-edited with Susan Brantly, 2009), An Introduction to Shamanism (2009), Sanctity in the North: Saints, Lives, and Cults in Medieval Scandinavia (2007), Lyric, Meaning, and Audience in the Oral Tradition of Northern Europe (2006), Finnish Folklore (Co-authored with Leea Virtanen, 2000), Nordic Religions in the Viking Age (1999) and Finnish Folk Poetry and the Kalevala (1995).
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