Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 September 2013

224 Pages | 7 Illustrations, black & white

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780719085390

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Performing Englishness

Identity and politics in a contemporary folk resurgence

Trish Winter and Simon Keegan-Phipps

Published by Manchester University Press

New Ethnographies

  • Only comprehensive ethnographic study of the early 21st century English folk resurgence
  • Based on research undertaken by scholars who are also experienced and active participants in English folk culture
  • Argues that contemporary English folk plays a significant role in the cultural imagination of an English identity
  • Makes a new contribution to debates about the politics of Englishness in the early 21st century
  • Makes an original contribution to the study of music and folk revivals

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