Re-Crafting Love and Murder: Print and Memory in the Mediation of a Murdered Sweetheart Ballad

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    Abstract

    Comparative analysis of versions of "The Gosport Tragedy" recorded from English singing tradition with their original in an English broadside ballad of the mid-seventeenth century (with a view to exploring the generation of traditional stylistic features); in the context of the 'Murdered Sweetheart' genre of which this is one of the earliest examples.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Routledge Companion to English Folk Performance
    EditorsPeter Harrop, Steve Roud
    Place of PublicationLondon
    PublisherRoutledge
    Publication date2021
    Pages362-383
    ISBN (Print)978-0-367-27992-9
    ISBN (Electronic)978-0-429-29906-3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2021

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