Packy Jim: Folklore and Worldview on the Irish Border

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Packy Jim: Folklore and Worldview on the Irish Border

Packy Jim Folklore and Worldview on the Irish Border Growing up on a secluded smuggling route along the border of Northern Ireland and the Republic Packy Jim McGrath regularly heard the news songs and stories of men and women who stopped to pass the

  • Title: Packy Jim: Folklore and Worldview on the Irish Border
  • Author: Ray Cashman
  • ISBN: 9780299308902
  • Page: 455
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Growing up on a secluded smuggling route along the border of Northern Ireland and the Republic, Packy Jim McGrath regularly heard the news, songs, and stories of men and women who stopped to pass the time until cover of darkness In his early years, he says, he was all ears but now it is his turn to talk.Ray Cashman, who has been interviewing McGrath for than fifteenGrowing up on a secluded smuggling route along the border of Northern Ireland and the Republic, Packy Jim McGrath regularly heard the news, songs, and stories of men and women who stopped to pass the time until cover of darkness In his early years, he says, he was all ears but now it is his turn to talk.Ray Cashman, who has been interviewing McGrath for than fifteen years, demonstrates how Packy Jim embellishes daily conversation with stories of ghosts and fairies, heroic outlaws and hateful landlords Such folklore is a boundless resource that he uses to come to grips with the past and present, this world and the next His stories reveal an intricate worldview that is both idiosyncratic and shared a testament to individual intelligence and talent, and a window into Irish vernacular culture.

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      Published :2018-07-22T01:03:24+00:00

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