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Envelopes of sound : the art of oral history

Author: Ronald J Grele; Studs Terkel
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Precedent Publishing : Distributed by Transaction Books, 1985. ©1985
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second edition, revised and enlargedView all editions and formats
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Prior to the publication of Envelopes of Sound, oral history was regarded as an archival practice and interviews were considered the repositories of data. Envelopes shows that the interview is a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald J Grele; Studs Terkel
ISBN: 0913750239 9780913750230 0275941841 9780275941840
OCLC Number: 11533746
Notes: Revised edition of: Envelopes of sound / Studs Terkel, et al.1975.
Developed from a session at the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians, Chicago, April 1973.
Description: xvi, 283 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Riffs and improvisations: an interview with Studs Terkel --
It's not the song, it's the singing panel discussion on oral history --
Movement without aim: methodological and theoretical problems in oral history --
A surmisable variety interdisciplinarity and oral testimony --
Can anyone over thirty be trusted? A friendly critique of oral history --
Listen to their voices: two case studies in the interpretation of oral history interviews --
Private memories and public presentation: the art of oral history.
Responsibility: Ronald J. Grele ; with Studs Terkel [and others].

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