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Torching the fink books and other essays on vernacular culture

Author: Archie Green
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Archie Green - shipwright, folklorist, teacher and lobbyist - is a legendary figure in the field of American folklore and vernacular culture studies. This book contains 12 of Green's essays which  Read more...

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Green, Archie.
Torching the fink books and other essays on vernacular culture.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2001
(DLC) 00048931
(OCoLC)45208055
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Archie Green
ISBN: 0807875678 9780807875674
OCLC Number: 51273580
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 242 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Dutchman : an on-the-job etymology --
Hillbilly music : source and symbol --
Laborlore --
A folklorist's creed and a folksinger's gift --
Austin's cosmic cowboys : words in collision --
Tom Benton's folk depictions --
The archive's shores --
Stitching patchwork in public --
Remembering Jack Fitch, pile butt and artist, on Labor Day 1994 --
Kelly girl --
Torching the fink books --
Peter Tamony (1902-1985) --
Afterword. Looking back.
Responsibility: Archie Green ; foreword by Robert Cantwell.

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Archie Green's work unites a critical and political stance with a deeply humane ability to celebrate the dignity of people, their communities, and their forms of expression. (Burt Feintuch, Read more...

 
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