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Title Legacies of Ewan MacColl / edited by Allan F. Moore and Giovanni Vacca
Published Surrey : Ashgate, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (294 pages)
Series Ashgate popular and folk music series
Ashgate popular and folk music series.
Summary This book contributes significantly to the debate surrounding the importance of Ewan MacColl to the English folk revival. MacColl gave two extended interviews with co-editor Giovanni Vacca in 1987 and 1988 and these provide the impetus for a re-examination of his methods, his politics and his aesthetic aims. Great emphasis is placed on the importance of seeing MacColl as not only a British, but a European folk activist, through discussion of his hitherto barely known work in Italy, enabling a re-contextualization of his work within a broader European context. Peggy Seeger contributes a Forewor
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject MacColl, Ewan -- Interviews.
Folk music -- History and criticism.
Folk singers -- England -- Interviews.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Moore, Allan F., editor
Vacca, Giovanni, editor
ISBN 1322571678
1409424316 (electronic bk.)
1472402146 (ebk - ePUB)
9781409424314 (electronic bk.)
9781472402141 (ebk - ePUB)