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Fragments and Meaning in Traditional SongFrom the Blues to the Baltic$
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Mary-Ann Constantine and Gerald Porter

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780197262887

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197262887.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.2) (p.3) Introduction
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Fragments and Meaning in Traditional Song
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Mary-Ann Constantine

Gerald Porter

Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197262887.003.0001

This introductory chapter discusses fragments of song, which is the main topic of the book. It defines fragments of song, and examines folk-song scholarship and the full narrative. The concept of the dislocated text is covered in one section of the chapter. The chapter concludes with a discussion of the folk-song scholarship and the minimal narrative.

Keywords:   fragments of song, full narrative, dislocated text, minimal narrative

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