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Posted By: GUEST,jag
06-Feb-20 - 01:29 PM
Thread Name: Dave Harker, Fakesong
Subject: RE: Dave Harker, Fakesong
"They were mostly antiquarians documenting local culture" Contemporary culture or, for want of a better word 'folklore' (I have seen the term 'historical gleanings' in such people's writings)?

I read Jim's point as being that they were not intending to document the society that the singers lived in.