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The Resource Listening for a life : a dialogic ethnography of Bessie Eldreth through her songs and stories, Patricia Sawin, (electronic resource)

Listening for a life : a dialogic ethnography of Bessie Eldreth through her songs and stories, Patricia Sawin, (electronic resource)

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Listening for a life : a dialogic ethnography of Bessie Eldreth through her songs and stories
Title
Listening for a life
Title remainder
a dialogic ethnography of Bessie Eldreth through her songs and stories
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Sawin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sawin, Patricia
Dewey number
  • 398/.092
  • B
LC call number
GR55.E53
LC item number
S397 2004
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eldreth, Bessie Mae
  • Eldreth, Bessie Mae
  • Women folklorists
  • Women storytellers
  • Folk singers
  • Folklore
  • Folk music
  • Appalachian Region
Label
Listening for a life : a dialogic ethnography of Bessie Eldreth through her songs and stories, Patricia Sawin, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-240) and index
Contents
Introduction : dialogism and subjectivity -- "That was before I ever left home" : complex accounts of a simple childhood -- "If you had to work as hard as I did, it would kill you" : work, narrative, and self-definition -- "I said, 'don't you do it'" : tracing development as an empowered speaker through reported speech in narrative -- "He never did say anything about my dreams that would worry me after that" : negotiating gender and power in ghost stories -- "I'm a bad one to go pulling jokes on people" : practical joking as a problematic vehicle for oppositional self-definition -- "My singing is my life" : repertoire and performance -- Epilogue
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000192939
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780874215823
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004004974
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000192939
Label
Listening for a life : a dialogic ethnography of Bessie Eldreth through her songs and stories, Patricia Sawin, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-240) and index
Contents
Introduction : dialogism and subjectivity -- "That was before I ever left home" : complex accounts of a simple childhood -- "If you had to work as hard as I did, it would kill you" : work, narrative, and self-definition -- "I said, 'don't you do it'" : tracing development as an empowered speaker through reported speech in narrative -- "He never did say anything about my dreams that would worry me after that" : negotiating gender and power in ghost stories -- "I'm a bad one to go pulling jokes on people" : practical joking as a problematic vehicle for oppositional self-definition -- "My singing is my life" : repertoire and performance -- Epilogue
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000192939
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780874215823
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004004974
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000192939

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