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The Stars of Ballymenone.

Glassie, Henry.

Verlag: Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis, 2006
ISBN 10: 0253347173 / ISBN 13: 9780253347176
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Titel: The Stars of Ballymenone.

Verlag: Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis

Erscheinungsdatum: 2006

Einband: Hardcover


Bloomington and Indianapolis, Indiana University Press, 2006. 18.5 cm x 24.5 cm. 574 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket. With CD - Stories & Songs of South Fermanagh. Excellent condition. Signed bz the author. Includes the following chapters: Our District of the Country - Ballymenone, Michael Nolan, Peter Flanagan, An Epic of Common Life - The Fireside, Saint Columcille, Fairy Tales, Ghost Stories, and Public Performance. Appendices incldue Notes to the Book, and Notes to the Compact Disc. Illustrated throughout, in black and white. Sprache: English Excellent condition. Signed bz the author. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket. With CD - Stories & Songs of South Fermanagh. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 75243AB

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In the time of the Troubles, when there were bombs in the night and soldiers on the road, Henry Glassie journeyed to the Irish borderland to learn how country people endure. He settled into the farming community of Ballymenone, beside Lough Erne in the County Fermanagh. He asked questions, and he listened. For a decade he heard and recorded the stories and songs in which they outlined their culture, recounted their history, and pictured their world--a world which, in their view, was one of love and defeat and uncertainty, demanding faith, bravery, and wit.

In his award-winning Passing the Time in Ballymenone, Henry Glassie set out to write a comprehensive ethnography of the community. Now, after decades of work in Asia, in Turkey and Bangladesh, in India and Japan, Glassie has returned to Ireland, using his skills as an observer, a listener, a writer, in an effort to understand how poor people in rural places suffer and laugh and carry on while history happens. Glassie's task in The Stars of Ballymenone is to set the scene, to sketch the backdrop and clear the stage, so that Hugh Nolan and Michael Boyle, Peter Flanagan, Ellen Cutler, and their neighbors can tell their own tale.

The Stars of Ballymenone is an integrated analysis of the complete repertory of verbal art from a community where storytelling and singing of quality remained a part of daily life. The book includes a CD so the voices of Ballymenone can be heard at last.

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Henry Glassie is College Professor of Folklore at Indiana University and author of many books, including Passing the Time in Ballymenone (IUP, 1995), Turkish Traditional Art Today (IUP, 1993), The Potter's Art (IUP, 2000), and Vernacular Architecture (IUP, 2000). His books have won a host of awards and three of his works have been named among the notable books of the year by the New York Times. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana.

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