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Thread #143842 Message #3337415
Posted By: GUEST,John Moulden
12-Apr-12 - 04:26 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Child Ballads in 18th c. America?
Subject: RE: Origins: Child Ballads in 18th c. America?
Have you looked at these? The second needs care, it's not sufficiently critical.
Gower (1976) Hershel Gower "The Scottish element in traditional ballads collected in America" pp117-151 and 208-211 of Emily Lyle (ed) Ballad Studies (Cambridge)
Tallmadge (1968) William H Tallmadge "The Scotch-Irish and the British Traditional Ballad in America" New York Folklore Quarterly vol XXIV no 1 (New York Folklore Society, New York, December 1968) pages 261 - 274