Contemporary Legend and Perspectives on Contemporary Legend Indexed by Author

Co-authored articles are repeated by each last name.

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Alford, Peggy E.
“Anglo-American Perceptions of Navajo Skinwalker Legends.” First Series 2 (1992): 119-36.
Anderson, Seonaid.
“Gassed and robbed: An emerging motif?” New Series 10 (2007): 52-73.
Armitage, Marc.
“‘All About Mary’: Children’s use of the toilet ghost story as a mechanism for dealing with fear. But fear of what?” New Series 9 (2006): 1-27.
Arora, Shirley L.
“Hear and Tell: Children and the Llorona.” New Series 3 (2000): 27-44.
Arora, Shirley L.
“‘Look, Daddy. I have Teeth!’: A Devil Legend in Contemporary Hispanic Tradition.” First Series 4 (1994): 5-29.
Arora, Shirley.
“Memorate as Metaphor: Some Mexican Treasure Narratives and their Narrators.” PCL 2 (1987). 79-92.
Ashton, John.
“Ecotypes, Etiology and Contemporary Legend: The ‘Webber’ Cycle in Western Newfoundland.” New Series 4 (2001): 48-60.
Baldwin, Karen.
“When folk art worlds collide: Vollis Simpson’s giant whirligigs and the dark legend of ‘Acid Park’.” New Series 7 (2004): 1-43.
Ballard, Linda M.
“Tales of the Troubles.” PCL 1 (1984), 1-17
Ballard, Linda M.
“Three Local Storytellers: A Perspective on the Question of Cultural Heritage.” PCL 3 (1988). 161-182.
Barden, Thomas E.
“Early Virginia Analogues of some Modern Legends.” First Series 2 (1992): 155-64.
Bar-Itzhak, Haya.
“‘Walking Barefoot in the Land of Israel’: Mythicization and De-Mythicization in Contemporary Kibbutz Narratives.” First Series 5 (1995): 76-100.
Barnes, Daniel R.
“The Contemporary Legend in Literature: Towards an Annotated Checklist.” First Series 1 (1991): 173-83.
Barnes, Daniel R., and Paul Smith.
“The Contemporary Legend in Literature-Towards an Annotated Checklist.” First Series 2; 3 (1992): 167,79, 133-44.
Barnes, Daniel, and Paul Smith.
“The Contemporary Legend in Literature-Towards an Annotated Checklist, Part 4: The Bosom Serpent.” New Series 4 (2001): 126-49.
Beck, Ervin
“Occupational Identity and Legend Decline: The Meat that Never Spoils.” PCL 1 (1984), 18-44
Beetstra, Tjalling. A.
“The legendary character of satanic ritual abuse in dispute.” Third Series 1 (2011): 160-177.
Bennett, Gillian.
“Legend: Performance and Truth.” PCL 3 (1988). 13-36.
Bennett, Gillian.
“Medical Aspects of the ‘Bosom Serpent’.” New Series 3 (2000): 1-26.
Bennett, Gillian.
“Playful Chaos: Anatomy of Storytelling Session.” PCL 4 (1989). 193-212.
Bennett, Gillian
“The Phantom Hitcbhiker: Neither Modern, Urban nor Legend?” PCL 1 (1984), 45-63
Bennett, Gillian.
“Problems in Collecting and Classifying Urban Legends: A Personal Experience.” PCL 2 (1987). 15-30.
Bennett, Gillian, and Paul Smith.
“Contemporary Legend: Creating a Practical Bibliography.” First Series 4 (1994): 135-48.
Best, Joel.
“Bad Guys and Random Violence: Folklore and Media Constructions of Contemporary Deviants.” First Series 1 (1991): 107-21.
Bodner, John.
“Cherry Beach Express: Rumor and Contemporary Legend among a Homeless Youth Community in Downtown Toronto.” New Series 6 (2003): 89-118.
Bowman, Marion.
“Contemporary Legend and Practical Joke.” PCL 2 (1987). 171-175.
Boyes, Georgina
“Belief and Disbelief: An Examination of Reactions to the Presentation of Rumour Legends.” PCL 1 (1984), 64-78
Boyes, Georgina.
“Women’s Icon, Occupational Folklore and the Media.” PCL 4 (1989). 117-132.
Brodie, Ian.
“The Insight Legend.” New Series 6 (2003): 44-88.
Bruce, Alexander M.
“Building community: The folklore of physical space at Florida Southern College.” New Series 7 (2004): 112-136.
Brunvand, Jan Harold.
“The Choking Doberman: A New Urban Legend.” PCL 1 (1984), 79-98
Brunvand, Jan Harold.
“A Blast Heard Round the World.” First Series 3 (1993): 103-19.
Buchan, David
“Modern Tradition and the Rolls Royce.” PCL 1 (1984), 99-107
Burger, Peter.
“Contemporary Legends in the Short Stories of Roald Dahl.” New Series 5 (2002): 136-58.
Burke, Carol.
“Soldiers Real and Imagined and the Stories they Tell.” New Series 6 (2003): 146-56.
Cameron, Sarah.
“Japanese horror cinema – real and imagined folklore and representations of women in Ju-on: The Grudge and Ring.” New Series 8 (2005): 67-93.
Campion-Vincent, Veronique.
“Viper-Release Stories; A Contemporary French Legend.” PCL 5 (1990). 11-40.
Cattermole-Tally, Frances.
“Male Fantasy or Female Revenge?: A Look at Modern Rape Legends.” PCL 5 (1990). 41-47.
Clarke, David.
“Phantom Helicopters: A Rumor-Generated Visual Epidemic.” New Series 5 (2002): 67-91.
Clarke, David.
“Unmasking Spring-heeled Jack: A case study of a 19th century ghost panic.” New Series 9 (2006): 28-52.
Clements, William M.
“Interstitiality in Contemporary Legends.” First Series 1 (1991): 81-91.
Compora, Daniel P.
“Ghostly attractions: The ghostlore of television, college campuses and tourism.” New Series 9 (2006): 83-95.
Conn, Joel.
“A Pocahontas by any other name: A legend regarding naming from Scotland.” Third Series 1 (2011): 1-28.
Conrad, Joann.
“Stranger Danger: Defending Innocence, Denying Responsibility.” New Series 1 (1998): 55-96.
Cornwell, David and Sandy Hobbs.
“A Behavior Analysis Model of Contemporary Legend.” First Series 1 (1991): 93-106.
Cornwell, David and Sandy Hobbs.
“Hunting the Monster with Iron Teeth.” PCL 3 (1988). 115-137.
Cowdell, Paul.
“‘You saw the ghost, didn’t you? There’s someone wants to ask you about it’: Occupational ghostlore, narrative, and belief. New Series 9 (2006): 69-82.
Cunningham, Kathryn and Keith Cunningham.
“The Appearing Hitchhiker: Narrative Acculturation among the Ramah Navajo.” PCL 4 (1989). 213-230.
Cunningham, Keith.
“‘Franklin Was Witched by a Horse’: Contemporary Zuni Narrative.” PCL 3 (1988). 183-199.
Cunningham, Keith and Kathryn Cunningham.
“The Appearing Hitchhiker: Narrative Acculturation among the Ramah Navajo.” PCL 4 (1989). 213-230.
Davies, Christie.
“‘Nasty’ Legends, ‘Sick’ Humour and Ethnic Jokes about Stupidity.” PCL 5 (1990). 49-68.
De Vos, Gail.
“A meeting with the devil at the crossroads: A contemporary legend?” Third Series 1 (2011): 119-159.
Decotterd, Daniel.
“Gossip, Rumour and Legend: A Plea for a Psychological and Cross-Cultural Approach.” PCL 3 (1988). 239-240.
Dégh, Linda.
“What is the Legend After all?” First Series 1 (1991): 11-38.
Dégh, Linda.
“Satanic Child Abuse in a Blue House.” First Series 4 (1994): 119-33.
Douglas, Sheila.
“Practical Jokes and the Legends Surrounding Them.” PCL 3 (1988). 241-243.
Douglas, Sheila.
“The Hoodoo of the Hanging Tree.” PCL 4 (1989). 133-144.
Ellis, Bill.
“Cattle Mutilation: Contemporary Legends and Contemporary Mythologies.” First Series 1 (1991): 39-80.
Ellis, Bill.
“The Fast Food Ghost: A Study in the Supernatural’s Capacity to Survive Secularization.” PCL 3 (1988). 37-77.
Ellis, Bill.
“Hæc in Sua Parochia Accidisse Dixit: The Rhetoric of 15th Century Contemporary Legends.” New Series 4 (2001): 74-92.
Ellis, Bill.
“Speak to the Devil: Ouija Board Rituals among American Adolescents.” First Series 4 (1994): 61-90.
Ellis, Bill.
“The roots of ‘Perspectives on Contemporary Legend’: The 1960 Rhodes-Livingston Institute Conference, ‘Myth in Modern Africa.” New Series 10 (2007): 1-37.
Ellis, Bill.
“When is a Legend?: An Essay in Legend Morphology.” PCL 4 (1989). 31-54.
Ellis, Bill.
“Why Are Verbatim Transcripts of Legends Necessary?.” PCL 2 (1987). 31-40.
Erisman, Wendy.
“Genealogy of a Witch-Hunt: Satanism, Social Power, and the Society for Creative Anachronism.” New Series 3 (2000): 83-107.
Evans, James L.
“The Legend of Joaquin: ‘The Celebrated California Bandit’.” PCL 4 (1989). 145-164.
Everett, Holly, and Peter Narváez.
“‘Me and the Devil’: Legends of Niccolo Paganini and Robert Johnson.” New Series 4 (2001): 20-47.
Fox, William S.
“The Roommate’s Suicide and the 4.0.” PCL 5 (1990). 69-76.
Frank, Russell.
“‘Worth a Thousand Words’: The Photographic Urban Legend and the Illustrated Urban Legend.” New Series 6 (2003): 119-45.
Fraser, Joy.
“‘Gie Her a Haggis!’: Haggis as Food, Legend and Popular Culture.” New Series 6 (2003): 1-43.
Fugarino, Virginia S.
“I (don’t) like Ike: Post-hurricane legends and anti-legends in electronic discussion.” Third Series 1 (2011): 95-118.


Gabbert, Lisa.
“Religious Belief and Everyday Knowledge: A Functional Analysis of the Legend Dialectic.” New Series 3 (2000): 108-26.
Gaudet, Marcia.
“The Curse of St John the Baptist.” PCL 3 (1988). 201-210.
Gaudet, Marcia.
“The Earthquake Angel: Contemporary Legend on the New Madrid Fault.” First Series 3 (1993): 121-31.
Gaudet, Marcia.
“Robert Olen Butler’s ‘A Ghost Story’: Contemporary Legend as Literature.” New Series 2 (1999): 8-17.
Glazer, Mark.
“The Contexts of the Contemporary Legend: The Vanishing Hitchhiker’ and ‘Gravity Hill’.” PCL 5 (1990). 77-87.
Glazer, Mark.
“Continuity and Change in Legendry: Two Mexican-American Examples.” PCL 1 (1984), 108-127
Glazer, Mark.
“The Cultural Adaptation of a Rumour Legend: The Boyfriend’s Death in South Texas.” PCL 2 (1987). 93-108.
Glazer, Mark.
“‘El Diablo En El Baile’: Cultural Change, Tradition, and Continuity in a Chicano Legend.” First Series 4 (1994): 31-44.
Glazer, Mark.
“Gravity Hill: Belief and Belief Legend.” PCL 4 (1989). 165-178.
Glazer, Mark.
“The Superglue Revenge: A Psychological Analysis.” PCL 3 (1988). 139-146.
Glazer, Mark (ed ).
“Devil Legends.” First Series 4 (1994): 1-133.
Goldstein, Diane E.
“Welcome to the Mainland, Welcome to the World of AIDS: Cultural Viability, Localization and Contemporary Legend.” First Series 2 (1992): 23-40.
Goldstein, Diane E.
“‘Please Send Your used Rolodex Cards to the Muppet Wish Foundation’: Folk Parody, Generic Sensibility, Literalization and Contemporary Legend.” New Series 2 (1999): 18-33.
Gomez-Galisteo, M. Carmen.
“Beware! This is a ghost-free ghost story: Revisiting the New England folklore in Remember Me by Mary Higgins Clark.” New Series 9 (2006): 53-68.
Goss, Michael.
“Elvis Lives! the ‘Secret Survival’ Theme in Rocklore.” New Series 1 (1998): 149-200.
Goss, Michael.
“The Halifax Slasher and Other ‘Urban Maniac’ Tales.” PCL 5 (1990). 89-111.
Grider, Sylvia
“The Razor Blades in the Apples Syndrome.” PCL 1 (1984), 128-140
Grider, Sylvia.
“The Haunted House in Literature, Popular Culture, and Tradition: A Consistent Image.” New Series 2 (1999): 174-204.
Guigne, Anna Kearney.
“The ‘Dying Child’s Wish’ Complex: The Case of the Shergold Appeal.” New Series 1 (1998): 116-33.
Henken, Elissa R.
“Contemporary Legend in the Works of Gerald of Wales.” New Series 4 (2001): 93-107.
Hiscock, Philip.
“Legend and Blason Populaire in Three Newfoundland Treasure Songs.” New Series 5 (2002): 50-66.
Hiscock, Philip.
“Takes on Texts: Readings of Local Legends.” New Series 6 (2003): 157-73.
Hobbs, Sandy.
“Enough to Constitute a Legend?” PCL 4 (1989). 55-76.
Hobbs, Sandy.
“The Social Psychology of a ‘Good’ Story.” PCL 2 (1987). 133-148.
Hobbs, Sandy, and David Cornwell.
“A Behavior Analysis Model of Contemporary Legend.” First Series 1 (1991): 93-106.
Hobbs, Sandy and David Cornwell.
“Hunting the Monster with Iron Teeth.” PCL 3 (1988). 115-137.
Hobbs, Sandy and David Main.
“The substitute personal experience narrative in contemporary legends.” New Series 10 (2007): 38-51.
Jorgensen, Marilyn.
“The Legends of Sirena and Santa Marian Camalin: Guamanian Cultural Oppositions.” PCL 3 (1988). 211-220.
Kanaana, Sharif.
“The Role of Women in Intifadah Legends.” First Series 3 (1993): 37-61.
Kapferer, Jean-Noel.
“The Persuasiveness of an Urban Legend: The Case of ‘Mickey Mouse Acid’.” First Series 3 (1993): 85-101.
Kelley, Charles Greg.
“Joseph E. Brown Hall: A Case Study of One University Legend.” First Series 2 (1992): 137-53.
Kibbey, Ann.
“Who Incidented that Little Girl? Stories as Pollution Rites in the Ramsey Murder Case.” New Series 2 (1999): 73-108.
af Klintberg, Bengt
“Why are there so many Modern Legends about Revenge?” PCL 1 (1984), 141-146
Koven, Mikel J.
“Candyman can: Film and Ostentation.” New Series 2 (1999): 155-73.
Koven, Mikel J.
“‘Buzz Off!’: The Killer Bee Movie as Modern Belief Narrative.” New Series 4 (2001): 1-19.
Koven, Mikel J.
“Filming Legends: A Revised Typology.” New Series 5 (2002): 114-35.
Kuznetsova, Vera and Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willouighby.
“Russian Folk Legends on Noah and the Flood.” Third Series 1 (2011): 58-94.
Langlois, Janet.
“‘Hold the Mayo’: Purity and Danger in an AIDS Legend.” First Series 1 (1991): 153-72.
Lassen, Henrik R.
“‘the Improved Product’: A Philological Investigation of a Contemporary Legend.” First Series 5 (1995): 1-37.
Lau, Kimberly J.
“On the Rhetorical use of Legend: U. C. Berkeley Campus Lore as a Strategy for Coded Protest.” New Series 1 (1998): 1-20.
Lawless, Elaine.
“The Monster in the House: Legend Characteristics of the ‘Cycles of Violence’ Narrative Prototype.” New Series 5 (2002): 24-49.
Lindahl, Carl.
“The Re-Oralized Legends of Robert Mannyng’s Handlyng Synne.” New Series 2 (1999): 34-62.
MacGregor, Robert M.
“Quebec’s Killer Beer: A Dark T(Ale).” First Series 5 (1995): 101-14.
Main, David and Sandy Hobbs.
“The substitute personal experience narrative in contemporary legends.” New Series 10 (2007): 38-51.
Maynard, Lara.
“Locked Doors: Bearer-Centred.” New Series 1 (1998): 97-115.
McConnell, Brian.
“The Corporate Folk-Legend: Marketing Invention or Consumer Response?” PCL 4 (1989). 231-248.
McCulloch, Gordon.
“Suicidal Sculptors: Scottish Versions of a Migratory Legend.” PCL 2 (1987). 109-116.
McCulloch, Gordon
“The Tale of a Turkey Neck: A Legend Case Study.” PCL 1 (1984), 147-166
McIntyre, Lynn, et al.
“Origin Stories from Children’s Feeding Programs in Atlantic Canada: Heart-Wrenching Tales of Contemporary Legends?” New Series 4 (2001): 108-25.
McNeill, Lynne S.
“Contemporary ghost hunting and the relationship between proof and experience.” New Series 9 (2006): 96-110.
Meder, Theo.
“The Hunt for Winnie the Puma: Wild animals in a civilized Dutch environment.” New Series 10 (2007): 94-127.
Meder, Theo and Eric Venbrux.
“‘the False Teeth in the Cod’: A Legend Put into Context.” First Series 5 (1995): 115-31.
Milspaw, Yvonne.
“Ghosts and grave offerings: Legends from South Central Pennsylvania: A case study in the intersection of stories and stone.” New Series 7 (2004): 44-66.
Milspaw, Yvonne J.
“TMI-2: Elements in the discourse on disaster.” New Series 10 (2007): 74-93.
Mollegaard, Kirsten.
“The fairy-tale paradigm: Contemporary legend on Hans Christian Andersen’s parentage.” New Series 8 (2005): 28-46.
Montenyohl, Eric L.
“Beliefs in Satanism and their Impact on a Community: Moving Beyond Textual Studies in Oral Tradition.” First Series 4 (1994): 45-59.
Narváez, Peter and Holly Everett.
“‘Me and the Devil’: Legends of Niccolo Paganini and Robert Johnson.” New Series 4 (2001): 20-47.
Nicolaisen, W. F. H.
“Definitional Problems in Oral Narrative.” PCL 4 (1989). 77-90.
Nicolaisen, W. F. H.
“German Sage and English Legend: Terminology and Conceptual Problems.” PCL 3 (1988). 79-87.
Nicolaisen, W. F. H.
“Legends as Narrative Response.” PCL 1 (1984), 179-191
Nicolaisen, W. F. H.
“The Linguistic Structure of Legends.” PCL 2 (1987). 61-76.
Nicolaisen, W. F. H.
“Contemporary Legends: Narrative Texts Versus Summaries.” First Series 2 (1992): 71-91.
Niles, John.
“The Berkeley Contemporary Legend Files.” PCL 4 (1989). 103-111.
Peretti, Daniel.
“Ghost stories and a pinecone tree: The coordination of belief, narrative, and material culture.” New Series 8 (2005): 94-120.
Peters, Nancy Kammer.
“Suburban/Rural Variations in the Content of Adolescent Ghost Legends.” PCL 3 (1988). 221-235.
Pettitt, Tom.
“Body and environment in the contemporary legend: Articulation vs. containment.” New Series 8 (2005): 47-66.
Preston, Cathy Lynn.
“London’s Flames Revisted: Rumor-Legend and the Negotiation of Political Agendas in the 17th-Century England.” First Series 5 (1995): 38-75.
Preston, Cathy Lynn.
“Babysitting and the Man Upstairs: Negotiating the ‘Politics of Everyday Fear’.” New Series 2 (1999): 109-36.
Preston, Cathy Lynn.
“University campus legends: Student tactics and habitable spaces.” New Series 7 (2004): 137-171.
Preston, Michael J.
“Never Talk to Strangers: Parental Warnings, Contemporary Legends, and Popular Fiction.” New Series 2 (1999): 63-72.
Prizer, Tim.
“‘Shame old roads can’t talk’: Narrative, experience, and belief in framing legend-trips as performance.” New Series 7 (2004): 67-97.


Reaver, J. Russell
“From Rhema to Logos: Contemporary Florida Legends.” PCL 1 (1984), 179-192
Robe, Stanley
“Legends in a culturally Complex Border Area.” PCL 1 (1984), 192-196
Rouhier-Willouighby, Jeanmarie and Vera Kuznetsova.
“Russian Folk Legends on Noah and the Flood.” Third Series 1 (2011): 58-94.
Ryan, J. S.
“The Vampire before and After Stoker’s Dracula.” First Series 3 (1993): 145-54.
Sammells, Clare A.
“Folklore, Food, and National Identity: Urban Legends of Llama Meat in La Paz, Bolivia.” New Series 1 (1998): 21-54.
Sayers, Stephen.
“The Psychological Significance of Genealogy.” PCL 2 (1987). 149-168.
Schmidt, Sigrid.
“Coffins on Cars-Three Namibian Adventures: Some Remarks on the Relationship of Contemporary Legends and Jests.” New Series 3 (2000): 45-63.
Schmidt, Sigrid.
“Contemporary Legends of Europeans in Namibia.” PCL 2 (1987). 117-129.
Schmidt, Sigrid.
“The Stories about the Painted Ceiling of St. Michael’s Hildesheim: The Problems of Contemporary Legend.” PCL 4 (1989). 179-190.
Shorrocks, Graham.
“Reflections on the Problems of Transcribing Contemporary Legends.” First Series 2 (1992): 93-117.
Simpson, Jacqueline.
“Hecate in the the Primrose Wood: The Propagation of a Rumour.” First Series 4 (1994): 91-118.
Simpson, Jaqueline.
“Are the Terms ‘Modern’ and ‘Contermporary’ Synonymous?” New Series 1 (1998): 134-48.
Sivier, David J.
“Empires of Fear: Vampirism, Colonialism and the Stolen Body Parts Panic.” New Series 5 (2002): 92-113.
Slotkin, Edgar M.
“Legend Genre as a Function of Audience.” PCL 3 (1988). 89-111.
Smith, Alan W.
“The Sinister Submarine as a Motif in Contemporary Legend and Popular Imagination.” New Series 3 (2000): 64-82.
Smith, Paul.
“‘Aids; Don’t Die of Ignorance’: Exploring the Cultural Complex.” PCL 5 (1990). 113-141.
Smith, Paul.
“Contemporary Legend and the Photocopy Revolution.” PCL 2 (1987). 177-202.
Smith, Paul.
“Contemporary Legend on Film and Television: Some Observations.” New Series 2 (1999): 137-54.
Smith, Paul.
“Contemporary Legend: A Legendary Genre?” PCL 4 (1989). 91-102.
Smith, Paul.
“Contemporary Legends and Popular Culture: ‘it’s the Real Thing’.” First Series 1 (1991): 123-52.
Smith, Paul
“On the Receiving End: When Legend becomes Rumour.” PCL 1 (1984), 197-215
Smith, Paul.
“‘Read all Bout it! Elvis Eaten by Drug-Crazed Giant Alligator’: Contemporary Legend and the Popular Press.” First Series 2 (1992): 41-70.
Smith, Paul and Daniel R. Barnes.
“The Contemporary Legend in Literature-Towards an Annotated Checklist.” First Series 2; 3 (1992): 167,79, 133-44.
Smith, Paul and Daniel R. Barnes.
“The Contemporary Legend in Literature-Towards an Annotated Checklist, Part 4: The Bosom Serpent.” New Series 4 (2001): 126-49.
Smith, Paul and Gillian Bennett.
“Contemporary Legend: Creating a Practical Bibliography.” First Series 4 (1994): 135-48.
Sobek, Maria Herrera.
“The Devil in the Discotheque: A Semiotic Analysis of a Contemporary Legend.” PCL 3 (1988). 147-157.
Thomas, Jeannie B.
“Stone Angels, Naked Mourners, and various Virgins: Statues, Legends and the Gendering of Intimacy.” New Series 3 (2000): 127-60.
Tucker, Elizabeth.
“‘LMAO—that wasnt [sic] even scary’: Comments on legend-related performances on YouTube.” Third Series 1 (2011): 44-57.
Tucker, Elizabeth.
“Marbles on the ceiling: Emerging campus legends.” New Series 7 (2004): 98-111.
Tye, Diane.
“Tales of Whose Village? Legend as Female Countermemory.” New Series 5 (2002): 1-23.
Venbrux, Eric, and Theo Meder.
“‘the False Teeth in the Cod’: A Legend Put into Context.” First Series 5 (1995): 115-31.
Victor, Jeffrey S.
“The Sociology of Contemporary Legends: A Review of the use of the Concept by Sociologists.” First Series 3 (1993): 63-83.
Wachs, Eleanor.
“The Mutilated Shopper at the Mall: A Legend of Urban Violence.” PCL 5 (1990). 143-160.
Ware, Carolyn.
“Rabid cows and undead dogs: Storytelling in veterinary medicine.” Third Series 1 (2011): 29-43.
Weber, Dana.
“Why Dracula Cannot die: The invention of a media-legend.” New Series 8 (2005): 1-27.
Wehse, Rainer.
“Concepts and Change of Concepts in Contemporary German Legends, Including a Proposition for a New Genre Terminology.” First Series 5 (1995): 132-53.
Williams, Noel
“Problems in Defining Contemporary Legends.” PCL 1 (1984), 216-228.
Winick, Stephen.
“Batman in the Closet: A New York Legend.” First Series 2 (1992): 1-21.
Winniford, Lee.
“Examining the Legendary Base for the Telephone Road Subculture’s Personal Experience Narratives.” New Series 4 (2001): 61-73.
Wyckoff, Donna.
“Why a Legend? Contemporary Legends as Community Ritual.” First Series 3 (1993): 1-36.
Wycoff, Donna L.
“‘it has all the Earmarks …’: Spotting Contemporary Legends Early; Predicting their Course.” New Series 3 (2000): 161-83.

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