Place, Writing, and Voice in Oral History

Place, Writing, and Voice in Oral History

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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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Product details

  • Hardback | 235 pages
  • 154.94 x 238.76 x 20.32mm | 521.63g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2011 ed.
  • biography
  • 0230623697
  • 9780230623699
  • 812,539

About Shelley Trower

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

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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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