By Richard Firth Green, Philip E. Bennett
The Singer and the Scribe brings jointly reviews of the eu ballad from the center a long time to the 20th century by means of significant gurus within the box and is of curiosity to scholars of ecu literature, well known traditions and folksong. It deals an unique view of the improvement of the ballad by means of targeting the interaction and interdependence of written and oral transmission, together with reviews of contemporary singers and their repertoires and of the position of the viewers in producing a literary product which keeps to dwell in functionality. whereas utilizing particular case reviews the individuals systematically expand their reflections at the ballad as track and as poetry to attract broader conclusions. masking the Hispanic international, together with the Sephardic culture, Scandinavia, The Netherlands, Greece, Russia, England and Scotland the essays additionally reveal the interconnections of a eu culture past nationwide barriers.