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  • Title: All Silver and No Brass
  • Author: Henry Glassie
  • ISBN: 9780812211399
  • Page: 352
  • Format: Paperback

  • All Silver and No Brass An Irish Christmas Mumming Henry Glassie An excellent book, not only a perceptive study of mumming in Ireland but also an excellent introduction to folklore and what folklorists do This book is most impressive and can be recommended for any level of adult audience Choice A beautifully written exploration of a vanishing holiday ritual tAll Silver and No Brass An Irish Christmas Mumming Henry Glassie An excellent book, not only a perceptive study of mumming in Ireland but also an excellent introduction to folklore and what folklorists do This book is most impressive and can be recommended for any level of adult audience Choice A beautifully written exploration of a vanishing holiday ritual that can be traced back to the dramas of the sixteenth century and beyond Philadelphia Inquirer An excellent book recommended both to the student of literature and the general reader interested in folklore Irish Echo A magnificently comprehensive book Whether you are a mumming or Wran Boy enthusiast or not, this beautifully produced book will take you into a world of suspended reality, gone, but not quite Books Ireland Glassie has captured the authentic tang of the Ulster countryman s speech, laconic with surprising shots of hyperbole A beautifully produced book Irish Independent For the general reader as for the folklorist, this is a fascinating, vivid, and sensitive account that, through its portraits of individuals and of a community, offers a unique insight into a folk custom of the Christmas season Henry Glassie is College Professor of Folklore at Indiana University He is the author of Art and Life in Bangladesh, Irish Folktales, The Spirit of Folk Art, and Pattern in the Material Folk Culture of the Eastern United States, which is also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press 1976 224 pages 6 x 9 1 4 27 illus ISBN 978 0 8122 1139 9 Paper 24.95s 16.50 World Rights Anthropology, Cultural Studies
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    Commentaires:

    Jeffrey Howard
    Published in the 1970's, All Silver and No Brass is a poorly organized field study of Mummers Plays. These folk dramas, most common to the British Isles, are a dying tradition (though they have seen a slight revival). I quickly grew tired of the topic and kept finding myself asking, "So what? Why should I care about these folk traditions?" I had not heard of mummers plays before and find them fascinating--in spite of Glassie. His commentary removed the charm from a an usually very enchanting par [...]

    Stableboy
    Good for people interested in folklore but afraid to read anthropological toned boring folklore book. Discusses history of Irish mumming and theories of folklore that finally make some sense.

    Julie H.
    Folklorist Henry Glassie is a great "go to" guy for context. If you want some background context on Philadelphia's mummers, you could do a whole lot worse than this book.

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