Jean Ritchie's Singing Family of the Cumberlands

  • Title: Jean Ritchie's Singing Family of the Cumberlands
  • Author: Jean Ritchie Maurice Sendak
  • ISBN: 0825696844
  • Page: 442
  • Format: Paperback
  • Jean Ritchie s Singing Family of the Cumberlands e story of the Ritchies beautifully told by the youngest member of the current generation told in a colloquial idiom that suggests the speech patterns of Eastern KentuckyThe diction never does slip in
    e story of the Ritchies beautifully told by the youngest member of the current generation told in a colloquial idiom that suggests the speech patterns of Eastern KentuckyThe diction never does slip into folksinessMiss Ritchie has somehow made her style perfectly natural, the only appropriate vehicle for her story No greater compliment could be paid to a prose we story of the Ritchies beautifully told by the youngest member of the current generation told in a colloquial idiom that suggests the speech patterns of Eastern KentuckyThe diction never does slip into folksinessMiss Ritchie has somehow made her style perfectly natural, the only appropriate vehicle for her story No greater compliment could be paid to a prose writerThe very appropriate and unobtrusive illustrations of Maurice Sendak should be mentioned, for they are what is rare, true illustrations of the text no only in subject but in spirit William H Jensen, Kentucky Folklore Journal

    • Jean Ritchie's Singing Family of the Cumberlands ¦ Jean Ritchie Maurice Sendak
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    1. A touching memoir of the author (1922-2015) growing up in the 1920s and 1930s. A nice complement to Sharyn McCrumb's "Ballad novels"--with the character Nora Bonesteel presumably being about the age of this author. Well-written and full of precious memories and stories. The book includes words and music for 42 songs from the author's time growing up and how they figured into the life of their family. I waited to write my review until I had listened to a cd of the author performing traditional ba [...]

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