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John Meredith : Real Folk

McLaren, John (1995) John Meredith : Real Folk. Meanjin, 54 (3). pp. 641-463. ISSN 0025-6293

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Abstract

Book review of Real folk by John Meredith. "More than sixty years ago, a camera and an accordion set the young John Meredith on a career that, followed along with the various occupations he followed to earn a living, would enable him to collect and record an enormous part of Australia's oral heritage of recitation, song, and music. This book, based on an exhibition mounted at the National Library in 1988 and 1989, brings together stories and images of more than one hundred of the musicians who have transmitted that tradition to this generation."

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: literature, Australian traditional music, verse, musicians, entertainers, Aborigines, Koories, English, Irish, Scottish, German, MCLAREN-BOXB1-DOC32
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing
FOR Classification > 2005 Literary Studies
Collections > McLaren Papers
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2011 00:48
Last Modified: 24 May 2013 04:12
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/17084
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