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Author Barz, Gregory F
Title Shadows in the Field : New Perspectives for Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2008
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Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (346 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Contributors -- 1. Casting Shadows: Fieldwork Is Dead! Long Live Fieldwork!: Introduction -- 2. Knowing Fieldwork -- 3. Toward a Mediation of Field Methods and Field Experience in Ethnomusicology -- 4. Phenomenology and the Ethnography of Popular Music: Ethnomusicology at the Juncture of Cultural Studies and Folklore -- 5. Moving: From Performance to Performative Ethnography and Back Again -- 6. Virtual Fieldwork: Three Case Studies -- 7. Fieldwork at Home: European and Asian Perspectives -- 8. Working with the Masters -- 9. The Ethnomusicologist, Ethnographic Method, and the Transmission of Tradition -- 10. Shadows in the Classroom: Encountering the Syrian Jewish Research Project Twenty Years Later -- 11. What's the Difference? Reflections on Gender and Research in Village India -- 12. (Un)doing Fieldwork: Sharing Songs, Sharing Lives -- 13. Confronting the Field(note) In and Out of the Field: Music, Voices, Texts, and Experiences in Dialogue -- 14. The Challenges of Human Relations in Ethnographic Inquiry: Examples from Arctic and Subarctic Fieldwork -- 15. Returning to the Ethnomusicological Past -- 16. Theories Forged in the Crucible of Action: The Joys, Dangers, and Potentials of Advocacy and Fieldwork -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Shadows in the Field was the first book by ethnomusicologists to consider fieldwork as an issue-laden practice, rather than as a methodology requiring a prescriptive manual. The authors in this revised second edition challenge the very notion of fieldwork, its goals, the nature of knowledge gained in fieldwork, and the place of fieldwork in historical studies. Shadows in the Field proposes new perspectives on fieldwork for all ethnographic-driven disciplines, such as ethnomusicology, anthropology, sociology, folklore, area studies and linguistics
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Barz, Gregory F. Shadows in the Field : New Perspectives for Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2008 9780195324952
Subject Ethnomusicology -- Fieldwork
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Alt Author Cooley, Timothy J
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