Shadows in the Field: New Perspectives for Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology / Edition 2

Shadows in the Field: New Perspectives for Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology / Edition 2

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by Gregory F. Barz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 019532496X

ISBN-13: 9780195324969

Pub. Date: 09/09/2008

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The focus in ethnomusicological writing and teaching has traditionally centered around analyses and ethnographic representations of musical cultures, rather than on the personal world of understanding, experiencing, and doing fieldwork. Shadows in the Field shifts the focus of ethnography from representation (text) to experience (fieldwork) and proposes a "new

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The focus in ethnomusicological writing and teaching has traditionally centered around analyses and ethnographic representations of musical cultures, rather than on the personal world of understanding, experiencing, and doing fieldwork. Shadows in the Field shifts the focus of ethnography from representation (text) to experience (fieldwork) and proposes a "new fieldwork" that moves beyond data collection to engage scholars in more meaningful human contexts.

In this new edition of Shadows in the Field, renowned ethnomusicologists explore their various roles while performing fieldwork and pose significant questions: What are the new directions in ethnomusicological fieldwork? Will fieldwork continue as an integral part of ethnomusicological theory and practice, or will new methods emerge and dominate future discourse? Where does fieldwork of "the past" fit into these theories? Above all, what do we see when we acknowledge the shadows we cast in the field? The second edition of Shadows in the Field includes updates of most original chapters, a new foreword by Bruno Nettl, and six new chapters addressing the latest critical issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195324969
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/09/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface Bruno Nettl
1. Casting Shadows in the Field: Introduction, Timothy J. Cooley and Gregory Barz
2. Knowing Fieldwork, Jeff Todd Titon
3. Transformations of the Self in Fieldwork, Timothy Rice
4. Phenomenology and the Ethnography of Popular Music: Ethnomusicology at the Juncture of Cultural Studies and Folklore, Harris M. Berger
5. Moving: From Performance to Performative Ethnography and Back Again, Deborah Wong
6. Virtual Fieldwork, Timothy J. Cooley, Katherine Meizel, and Nasir Syed
7. Fieldwork at Home: Asian and European Perspectives, Jonathan Stock and Chou Chiener
8. Working with the Masters, James Kippen
9. The Ethnomusicologist, Ethnographic Method, and the Transmission of Tradition, Kay Kaufman Shelemay
10. Shadows in the Classroom: Encountering the Syrian Jewish Research Project Twenty Years Later, Judah Cohen
11. What's the Difference? Reflections on Gender and Research in Village India, Carol Babiracki
12. (Un)doing Fieldwork: Sharing Songs, Sharing Lives, Michelle Kisliuk
13. Confronting the Fieldwork Journal in the Field: Sounds, Music, Voices, and Texts in Dialogue, Gregory Barz
14. The Challenges of Human Relations in Ethnographic Inquiry: Examples in Arctic and Subarctic Fieldwork, Nicole Beaudry
15. Returning the the Ethnomusicological Past, Philip V. Bohlman
16. Theories Forged in the Crucible of Action: The Joys, Dangers, and Potentials of Advocacy and Fieldwork, Anthony Seeger
References
Index

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