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Posted By: GUEST,Pseudonymous
16-May-19 - 11:26 AM
Thread Name: If you don't like ballads......
Subject: RE: If you don't like ballads......
On the 'communal creation' theory of origins, Bell says that Child was not of that view, but that some of those who followed in his wake represented him as holding it because they believed in it and it suited them to represent the 'great man' as agreeing with him.