Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, c1993.
Book — xiv, 285 p. ; 23 cm
A name for our ignorance - the invention of the folk-- the folk and why they were replaced - the background to a cultural transfer-- the source is open to all - collecting and its uses in the revival-- Merrie England once more - the battle to be the folk-- teaching people how to be jolly - Sharp's legacy and the new folk-- it's warmer in the street - re-interpreting culture and incorporating the folk-- pressing charges - rediscovering the folk and expanding the revival-- anthems from Eden.
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An exploration of the present folk music revival, which traces the history of English folk songs and dances. The author argues that the existence of a folk revival is a direct and urgent response to a cultural crisis caused by the pressures of industrialization and urbanization. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
This history of the English folk revival argues that the existence of the revival is a direct and urgent response to a cultural crisis caused by the pressures of industrialization and urbanization. This work was the winner of the Katherine Briggs Folklore Award, 1993. (source: Nielsen Book Data)