Mudcat Café message #3940962 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #162666   Message #3940962
Posted By: Jim Carroll
02-Aug-18 - 01:45 AM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
"In the opening section, Child says that the 'popular ballad' (ie the sort he liked) predates "
Popular = of the people - nothing whatever to do with what Child liked or disliked
It seems confirmed that New Age Scholarship is based on dismantling and undermining the work of the past - academic Luddism in reverse
Jim Carroll