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Thread #162666   Message #3938412
Posted By: Brian Peters
20-Jul-18 - 07:44 AM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
Come on now gents, does a light-hearted (and actually rather interesting) remark about Child's horticultural hobby really need to fuel further confrontation?

Harkerism gone mad

I can't let that one go. Harker attempted to tear down everything, particularly the work of all the collectors. Roud is building on their work and pointing out its shortcomings where necessary - and as we've discussed he is dismissive of Harker.