Poetry Madness
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | April 11, 2014

Paul Laudiero: IMG Shit Rough Draft



I was sitting in a British and Irish romantic drama class my last semester in college when the idea for Shit Rough Drafts hit me. I was working... Continue »
  1. $9.07 Sale Trade Paper add to wish list

spacer

On Order

$37.25
New Trade Paper
Currently out of stock.
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Qty Store Section
- Local Warehouse Music- History and Criticism

This title in other editions

Going to the Well for Water

by

Going to the Well for Water Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

This is the first publication of a diary of the collector of music and songs with the Irish Folklore Commission. It paints a vivid picture of Ireland in the 1940s and comments in particular on popular pastimes and other aspects of daily life. A number of entries cast light on Ennis' fieldwork methodology, which was meticulous, and his attitude towards his mission, which led him to eschew anything that had been collected frequently or learned from a book. Ennis visited a number of Gaeltachtai and the book sketches a picture of life in Donegal, Mayo, Connemara and West Clare. This collection will have particular relevance not only to those interested in Ennis as an individual, but also to all historians and scholars of Irish traditional music and folklore in the twentieth century. Ui Ogain captures Ennis' writing style admirably. Accounts of certain events reveal an engaged emotional intensity underscoring Ennis' firm belief that his endeavor was more than a mere job. Such vignettes render the diary eminently accessible and attractive to a general reading public, a distinction rarely achieved in this kind of publication.Maps and illustrations demonstrate the journeys undertaken by Ennis. A biographical index of the people interviewed lists the material collected from each individual. The book also provides indices of places, of music and song, and of subjects.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781859184776
Author:
Ui Ogain, Rionach
Publisher:
Cork University Press
Subject:
Music -- History and criticism.
Publication Date:
20101231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Music » British Isles
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Ethnomusicology
Arts and Entertainment » Music » History and Criticism
History and Social Science » World History » General
Humanities » Mythology » Folklore and Storytelling
Transportation » General

Going to the Well for Water New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$37.25 Backorder
Product details pages Cork University Press - English 9781859184776 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.