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Literacy and Orality in Eighteenth-Century Irish Song





ISBN 9781138664654
Published January 20, 2016 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Focusing on several distinct genres of eighteenth-century Irish song, Henigan demonstrates in each case that the interaction between the elite and vernacular, the written and oral, is pervasive and characteristic of the Irish song tradition to the present day.