Passing The Time In Ballymenone by Henry Glassie

"Passing the Time in Ballymenone" is an immersive ethnographic study that delves into the rich oral traditions and community life of a small, rural village in Northern Ireland. The book explores how the residents of Ballymenone, through storytelling, music, and historical narrative, preserve and shape their cultural identity amidst the backdrop of political conflict and social change. The author meticulously documents the everyday conversations and interactions among the villagers, offering a profound insight into the ways in which folklore and cultural practices are interwoven with individual lives and collective memory.

The 9265th greatest book of all time


Published
1982
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
768
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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