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Thread #162666   Message #3898320
Posted By: Lighter
09-Jan-18 - 08:41 AM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
Since the writers of broadsides seem by and large not to have been aristocrats or university graduates, I don't see any reason to consider them other than "ordinary people," except in the ad-hoc sense that they wrote for the broadside press.