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Fragments and meaning in traditional song : from the blues to the Baltic

Author: Mary Ann Constantine; Gerald Porter; Barre Toelken
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: A British Academy postdoctoral fellowship monographs
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a study of very short songs: pieces long perceived as 'fragments' or remnants of longer narrative texts, and dismissed as the by-products of a degenerative oral tradition. Coverage includes  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ann Constantine; Gerald Porter; Barre Toelken
ISBN: 0197262880 9780197262887
OCLC Number: 879052839
Awards: Winner of Runner-up: Katharine Briggs Folklore Award 2004.
Description: xiii, 261 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Title: A British Academy postdoctoral fellowship monographs
Responsibility: by Mary-Ann Constantine & Gerald Porter ; with a foreword by Barre Toelken.

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