The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Vol. 3

The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Vol. 3

ISBN 13:  9780486431475

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Format:  Paperback
No. of Pages:  544
Brand:  Dover Publications

This great achievement seems destined to endure as long as the ballads themselves; few scholars have left so lasting a monument.'--Dictionary of American Biography Published between 1882 and 1898, Professor Child's study of popular ballads in the English language was the first comprehensive survey of all extant ballads and their known variants. Its absolute fidelity to the original texts, together with Child's invaluable commentary on each ballad, make it an unsurpassed resource. Volume III, which comprises Parts V and VI of the original set, contains ballads 114-188, 'Mary Hamilton,' 'Flodden Field,' 'Sir Andrew Barton,' 'The Hunting of the Cheviot,' and more than 30 ballads about Robin Hood. Unabridged republication of the works originally published between 1882 and 1898.

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ISBN 13: 9780486431475

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