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Place, Writing, and Voice in Oral History

Place, Writing, and Voice in Oral History

by S. Trower

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This book demonstrates how oral history can provide a valuable way of understanding locality, which is important in light of major issues facing the world today, including global environmental concerns.

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ISBN-13: 9781349385034
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 11/03/2011
Series: Palgrave Studies in Oral History
Edition description: 1st ed. 2011
Pages: 235
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

SHELLEY TROWER Research Fellow at the University of Exeter, UK.

Table of Contents

Oral Tradition, Literature, and Locality Romanticizing the West Country: or, Hell-Hounds in Hard Cover and Pixies in Print; T.Fulford 'The romance of real life': Polwhele's Representation of the Literary Culture and Language of Cornwall; D.Moore Printed Voices: Dialect and Diversity in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Lancashire; S.Edney Oral History and Local Environments Regional Writing and Oral History, from China Clay to Eden; S.Trower Wivenhoe Landscapes Remembered: From a Working River to Romanticized Nature; P.Thompson The Ouse Project: A Case Study of Applied Oral History; A.Holmes Witnesses to a Changing Landscape: From the Circumpolar to Central London; L.McCartney Audience and New Technologies Oral History as Site-Specific Practice: Locating the History of Performance Art in Wales; H.Roms & R.Edwards The Historical Hearing Aid: Located Oral History from the Listener's Perspective; T.Butler Mapping Memories of Displacement: Oral History, Memoryscapes, and Mobile Methodologies; S.High

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