Storytelling on the Northern Irish Border: Characters and Community

Storytelling on the Northern Irish Border: Characters and Community

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More than quaint local color, folklore is a crucial part of life in Aghyaran, a mixed Catholic-Protestant border community in Northern Ireland. Neighbors socialize during wakes and ceilis-informal nighttime gatherings-without regard to religious, ethnic, or political affiliation. The witty, sometimes raucous stories swapped on these occasions offer a window into Aghyaran residents' views of self and other in the wake of decades of violent conflict. Through anecdotes… (more)

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Publisher: Indiana University Press (August 31, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 2.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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