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Witch as Fairy/Fairy as Witch: Unfathomable Baba Yagas

Jack Zipes

in The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153384
eISBN:
9781400841820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153384.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter attempts to clarify the importance of the connections between witches and fairies coupled with their deep roots in pagan and Greco-Roman beliefs by moving away from western Europe to ... More


BLACK (AND WHITE)

Dan P. McAdams

in The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176933
eISBN:
9780199786787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176933.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Bringing together psychological research on life stories and generativity in African-American men and women with a reading of African-American autobiographies, folk tales, and 19th century slave ... More


Lucy Broadwood: An Appreciation

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0045
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Mr John Broadwood passed on his love of folk song and his belief in its importance to his niece Lucy Broadwood, who added this to her brilliant talents as pianist, singer, composer, and essayist. ... More


Ella Mary Leather

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0046
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A good folklorist needs to be scientifically accurate, artistically imaginative, and humanly sympathetic. It is the combination of these qualities that makes the success of Mrs Ella Mary Leather's ... More


Preface [Celebrating the Foundation of the Folk Song Society]

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0054
Subject:
Music, History, Western

It seems but yesterday that those pioneers founded the Folk Song Society; and yet, in those 50 years, a silent revolution has transformed England's musical life. Nevertheless, members of the English ... More


Preface to Index of English Songs

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0057
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A distinguished scientist once said that, in his opinion, a book without an index was a bad book, whatever its contents. On that showing, The Folk Song Journal has been a bad book for over 50 years. ... More


Address to the Fifth Conference of the International Folk Music Council

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0058
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses Ralph Vaughan Williams's address to the Fifth Conference of the International Folk Music Council. The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) exists for the purpose of ... More


Cecil Sharp: An Appreciation

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0059
Subject:
Music, History, Western

It is now nearly 50 years since Cecil Sharp startled England with Folk Songs from Somerset. Such a wealth of beauty as this volume, containing, to mention only a few, “High Germany,” “The False ... More


The Diamond Jubilee of the Folk Song Society

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0063
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the sixtieth anniversary of the foundation of the Folk Song Society in England. At the beginning of the nineteenth century a few people saw through the surface, and were ... More


Becoming the Folk

Ryan André Brasseaux

in Cajun Breakdown: The Emergence of an American Made Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343069
eISBN:
9780199866977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343069.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter deconstructs Cajuns’, and Cajun music’s, folk categorization. It analyzes three separate interpretations of folk culture as espoused by influential public intellectuals. Alan and John ... More


Two. Unreconstructed Democracy and the Claim of Reparations

Lawrie Balfour

in Democracy's Reconstruction: Thinking Politically with W.E.B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195377293
eISBN:
9780199893768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377293.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter looks at Du Bois's efforts to correct distorted understandings of Reconstruction, by focusing on African Americans' role in abolition and by redefining the post-war era as the nation's ... More


Plan for a Biography of Still

Catherine Parsons Smith

in William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictions

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215429
eISBN:
9780520921573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215429.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter takes a look at a letter Forsythe wrote to Still, where the former requested some information for a proposed biography. The information Still sent to Forsythe can be found in the ... More


Performing Englishness: Identity and politics in a contemporary folk resurgence

Trish Winter and Simon Keegan-Phipps

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097300
eISBN:
9781781708699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097300.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Performing Englishness looks in detail at the growth in popularity and profile of the English folk arts in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Based on original research within English folk ... More


Song Loves the Masses: Herder on Music and Nationalism

Johann Gottfried Herder and Philip V. Bohlman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520234949
eISBN:
9780520966444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234949.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Had Johann Gottfried Herder (1744–1803) written a book on music, it would have been Song Loves the Masses. One of the great polymaths of modern intellectual history, Herder wrote influential ... More


Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Sandra Jean Graham

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry is the first book to trace the musical evolution of postwar spirituals. The jubilee singers who introduced them ignited a chain reaction ... More


The Voice of the People: Hamish Henderson and Scottish Cultural Politics

Corey Gibson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696574
eISBN:
9781474412520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696574.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book examines the work of Hamish Henderson (1919-2002): principal strategist of the modern Scottish folk revival, poet, songwriter, translator, folklorist, vociferous cultural commentator, and, ... More


Introduction to Classic English Folk Songs

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0065
Subject:
Music, History, Western

It is to the partisans of the new folk song revival that this book is first addressed. Classic English Folk Songs is a selection that contains some delightful surprises for those who have been ... More


The Problem of the Color Line at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: The Essential Early Essays

W.E.B. Du Bois

Nahum Dimitri Chandler (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823254545
eISBN:
9780823260843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254545.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This volume assembles essential essays by W. E. B. Du Bois from 1894 to early 1906. These show the first formulations of some of his most famous ideas, namely, “the veil,” “double-consciousness,” and ... More


A Question Of Definition: Traditional and Popular Music

Britta Sweers

in Electric Folk: The Changing Face of English Traditional Music

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195174786
eISBN:
9780199864348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174786.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

A hybrid revival genre like electric folk illustrates the difficulty of a strict separation of art, folk, and popular music. This is also corroborated by a deeper analysis of the relationship between ... More


City Folk: English Country Dance and the Politics of the Folk in Modern America

Daniel J. Walkowitz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794692
eISBN:
9780814784525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794692.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This is the story of English Country Dance, from its 18th-century roots in the English cities and countryside, to its transatlantic leap to the United States in the 20th century. The book argues that ... More


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