WHAT TO DO WITH … FOLKLORE? WHAT TO DO … WITH BALLADS? REVISITING “MRS BROWN OF FALKLAND”<br>KAM BI S TO … FOLKLORO? KAM BI … S TEMI BALADAMI? VNOVIČ O GOSPE BROWN IZ FALKLANDA</br>

  • Sigrid Rieuwerts Department of English and Linguistics (British Studies) University of Edinburgh 27 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD, Scotland Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz Jakob Welder-Weg 18, D-55099 Mainz, Germany
Keywords: ballads, research methodology, orality, Mrs Brown of Falkland // balade, raziskovalna metodologija, ustnost, gospa Brown iz Falklanda

Abstract

With one of the oldest and most important ballad repertoires in English now published, I would like to revisit the singer Mrs Brown of Falkland (1747-1810) and discuss what is involved in studying ballads in general and her ballads in particular.

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Z enim najstarejših in najpomembnejših doslej izdanih angleških baladnih repertoarjev bi se rada vnovič vrnila k pevki gospe Brownovi s Falklanda (1747–1810) in razpravljala o tem, kaj vključuje študij balad na spološno in kaj v posameznostih.

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Published
2011-12-15
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Rieuwerts S. WHAT TO DO WITH … FOLKLORE? WHAT TO DO … WITH BALLADS? REVISITING “MRS BROWN OF FALKLAND”<br>KAM BI S TO … FOLKLORO? KAM BI … S TEMI BALADAMI? VNOVIČ O GOSPE BROWN IZ FALKLANDA</br&gt;. Traditiones [Internet]. 2011Dec.15 [cited 2020Apr.8];40(3):17–26. Available from: https://ojs.zrc-sazu.si/traditiones/article/view/990
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Real and Virtual Spaces of Folklore Studies / Realni in virtualni prostori folkloristike