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The Stars of Ballymenone

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Indiana University Press
European studies, Folklore, Northern Ireland, Rural Sociology, Social Science, Sociology, Storytelling, Ireland, Europe - Ireland, Folklore & Mythology, Ballymenone, Folklore and hi
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Open LibraryOL9361012M
ISBN 100253347173
ISBN 139780253347176
OCLC/WorldCa65646013

The Stars of Ballymenone is an integrated analysis of the complete repertory of verbal art from a community where storytelling and singing of quality remained a part of daily life.

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The book includes a CD so the voices of Ballymenone can be heard at by: This is a follow-on to a book I haven't read yet, but in this one he focuses on the small handful of people he calls the 'stars' of their place, the ones who know the songs and stories Henry Glassie went to Ballymenone (Baile mbun an abhann as near as anyone can tell) in the s and lived there while he studied the people's oral culture/5(2).

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The Stars of Ballymenone, New Edition Henry H. Glassie Publication Date He settled into the farming community of Ballymenone, beside Lough Erne in the County Fermanagh, and listened to the old people. Glassie’s task in this book is to set the scene, to sketch the backdrop and clear the stage, so.

The Stars of Ballymenone, New Edition Résumé In the time of the Troubles, when bombs blew through the night and soldiers prowled down the roads, Henry Glassie came to the Irish borderland to learn how country people endure through history.

Flanagan graces the cover of Glassie's book, The Stars of Ballymenone. In Ballymenone, Glassie found examples of Irish folk art, notably the assembly of plates on Ellen Cutler’s kitchen dresser.

Handed down by family members or offered by her friends, the delph had sentimental value. Culter would never use them, of course.

The Stars of Ballymenone is an integrated analysis of the complete repertory of verbal art from a community where storytelling and singing of quality remained a part of daily life.

The book includes a CD so the voices of Ballymenone can be heard at last. The Learning Store. Shop books, stationery, devices and other learning essentials. Reviews: 6. Readers who have read Glassie's other books about Ballymenone will likely find this book adds to an already rich understanding of this remarkable little community.

The specific information about the changes in the community from the s and early 80s up to the present is fascinating/5. The Stars of Ballymenone by Henry Glassie,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

The Stars of Ballymenone, New Edition Book Description: In the time of the Troubles, when bombs blew through the night and soldiers prowled down the roads, Henry Glassie came to the Irish borderland to learn how country people endure through history.

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Another excellent example of local history is "The Stars of Ballymenone" by Henry Glassie, College Professor of Folklore at Indiana University and the author of previous books Author: TOM DEIGNAN.

The Stars of Ballymenone is an integrated analysis of the complete repertory of verbal art from a rural community where storytelling and singing of quality remained a part of daily life.

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The Stars of Ballymenone is an integrated analysis of the complete repertory of verbal art from a community where storytelling and singing of quality remained a part of daily life.

The book includes a CD so the voices of Ballymenone can be heard at last. It gathers the saints and warriors, and celebrates the stars whose wit enabled endurance in days of violence and patience and respect, Glassie describes life in a time and a place exactly like no other, and yet Ballymenone is like a thousand other places where people work on the land during the day and tell their own tales at.

The Stars' ability to entertain and unify the book's message, "We must carry on," its mantra. While The Stars was published inits origins are in Glassie's extended field work in Ballymenone in during a cold spring that the locals called "the worse season ever" and thought, like country people during the Great Irish Famine, that it.

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“Passing the time” is not wasting time; rather, it is a vitally important way of spending meaningful time with others, of achieving and maintaining community. Such is part of the message of Henry Glassie’s detailed and thorough ethnographic study Passing the Time in Ballymenone.

Glassie, a long-time folklore professor at Indiana University, was very thorough indeed in setting forth his /5(9). THE STARS OF BALLYMENONE unknown and known.

Out of this evidence, attending to redundancy and consistency, people build categories of general understanding that explain and name anomalies. Death is a mystery, a translation from the realm of the flesh to the realm of the spirit.

A rupture, a rip in the veil through which the other world enters. The Stars of Ballymenone by Henry Glassie (2 times) Passing the Time in Ballymenone by Henry Glassie (2 times) All Silver and No Brass: An Irish Christmas Mumming by Henry Glassie (1 times) Using the tag r, TIARAIE Recently tagged.

Google Books Ngram Viewer. Data from Books Ngram Viewer (show numbers) Related tags. Inmy final year of Ph.D. course-work at Indiana University I began a project digitizing the entire field tape collection, which led to the production of an audio CD that eventually accompanied the book The Stars of Ballymenone published in "This is an extraordinary book." &#;Progress in Human Geography" fresh and fascinating." &#;Come-All-Ye" an extraordinarily rich and rewarding book it is about the effort of one man to find for himself and us the life's breath of the people of Ballymenone.

.Price: $ Glassie loves the people he is describing, very much. Too much, I think. it might as well bethe way he tells the story. It's all muddy fields and thorny hedges and peat smoke and yes, Ireland was a poor country and Ballymenone was a backwater but aside from mentions of "the troubles" there's barely a clue that the industrial revolution ever happened.

The Stars of Ballymenone, Prince Twins Seven-Seven: His Art, His Life in Nigeria, His Exile in America, Daniel Johnston: A Portrait of the Artist as a Potter in North Carolina, Books co-authored by Henry Glassie. with MacEdward Leach, A Guide for Collectors of Oral Traditions and Folk Cultural Material in Pennsylvania, Case Study: Noise Reduction and Restoration for Oral History–The Stars of Ballymenone by Doug Boyd.

I am going to talk about a powerful example of using noise reduction tools for oral history, merging technology and tradition. First, some background. Ballymenone is a district located in the north of Ireland in County Fermanagh. In it was. For review copies of The Stars of Ballymenone, contact Kim Johnson at or [email protected] To listen to selections from the CD accompanying Glassie's book, go to the following Web links.

The links require RealPlayer, which is available for free at. "The Stars of Ballymenone" is an integrated analysis of the complete repertory of verbal art from a community where storytelling and singing of quality remained a part of daily life. The book includes a CD so the voices of Ballymenone can be heard at last.

-- Publisher description. Glassie’s goal is to get it right this time. He wrote about Ballymenone before in a previous book, but he felt his focus was too narrow. With Stars, he wanted to write about the community the way the community thought about the community.

His interest in Ireland is its amazing creative spirit. Glassie is interested in rural communities.The Stars of Ballymenone.

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