Mudcat Café message #3513919 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #150417   Message #3513919
Posted By: Jim Carroll
11-May-13 - 03:11 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 5
Subject: RE: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 5
"There is nothing wrong with scholars having misgivings about the honesty of collectors/antiquarians in my opinion."
Of course not - just as there is nothing wrong with having misgivings about people who express those misgivings as definitive, dismissive and often extremely insulting and partonising statements without providing the evidence to back up their claims - want a sample?
Jim Carroll