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Title The Glenbuchat ballads / compiled by Robert Scott ; edited by David Buchan and James Moreira
Published [Jackson] : University Press of Mississippi in association with the Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 2007
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Contents The Ballads; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Map of Glenbuchat; Introduction; Vol. I; Vol. II; Vol. III; Vol. IV; Notes to the Ballads; Glossary; Works Cited; Index of Titles and First Lines; Index of Child and Laws Types; Index of Names and Places
Summary Sometime in the early nineteenth century, most likely in the year 1818, the Reverend Robert Scott, minister of the parish of Glenbuchat in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, compiled a collection of traditional ballads that until now has not been published. Most of the ballad collections produced during the Scottish Romantic Revival were eventually anthologized in Francis James Child's seminal English and Scottish Popular Ballads (five volumes, 1882-96). Yet, the Glenbuchat manuscripts, containing sixty-eight ballads in four folio volumes, were not included in Child's volumes. The complete work only cam
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-262) and indexes
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Preface and annotations in English; ballad texts in Scots and English
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Subject Ballads, English -- Scotland -- Texts.
Ballads, Scots -- Scotland -- Texts.
Genre/Form Texts.
Form Electronic book
Author Buchan, David, 1939-
Moreira, James, 1956-
Scott, Robert, 1788-1855.
LC no. 2006039434
ISBN 1604731583 (electronic bk.)
9781604731583 (electronic bk.)