Eels, Bananas and Cucumbers A Sexual Legend and Changing Women' s Values in Rural Sardinia
An earlier version of this paper was presented at the American Folklore Society meeting in Oakland, California in Octomber 1990. I would like to thank Rosan Jordan for her comments on the occasion, as well as Regina Bendix for her input and suggestions and Katherine Young and Philip Salzman for their useful criticism.
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