11/21: The English Broadside Ballad

For class on Thursday, read the following short essays:

Eric Nebeker, “The Heydey of the Broadside Ballad.” http://ebba.english.ucsb.edu/page/heyday-of-the-broadside-ballad

Paxton Hehmeyer, “The Social Function of the Broadside Ballad; or, a New Medley of Readers.” http://ebba.english.ucsb.edu/page/social-function-of-the-ballad

James Revell Carr, “‘An Harmelesse Dittie’: Ballad Music and its Sources.” http://ebba.english.ucsb.edu/page/ballad-music-sources


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