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by Graham Seal

eBook The Outlaw Legend: A Cultural Tradition in Britain, America and Australia ePub
Author: Graham Seal
Language: English
ISBN: 0521553172
ISBN13: 978-0521553179
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (July 13, 1996)
Pages: 268
Category: History & Criticism
Subcategory: Literature
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 861
Formats: mobi lrf azw txt
ePub file: 1107 kb
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However, the outlaw legend transcends the practice, for legend and tradition have social .

However, the outlaw legend transcends the practice, for legend and tradition have social value beyond the actions done or not done by individuals. Moreover, the heroic outlaw is contrasted with the more despicable people who use the power of the law to abuse the common folk. They're important examples, but most of the ballad writers were no Cole Porter.

The Outlaw Legend explores the cultural tradition of outlaw heroes. Remembered and recreated through song, stories and film, this tradition has been remarkably resilient across time and place. Graham Seal celebrates the manifestations of the tradition through ballads, songs and stories, many of which are reproduced in the book. He also examines the tradition itself, looking.

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The Outlaw Legend : A Cultural Tradition in Britain, America and Australia. Remembered and recreated through song, stories and film, this cultural tradition has been remarkably resilient across time and place.

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This 1996 book examines why outlaws from Robin Hood to outlaws in cyberspace are regarded as heroes rather than criminals. Cambridge University Press.

They also seem to become important in times of social, economic and political stress. Illustrated throughout, this is a lively and entertaining read beginning with Robin Hood and progressing through to outlaws in cyberspace.

The Outlaw Legend: A Cultural Tradition in Britain, America and Australia. But well he might have - and many people believe he did. Graham Seal's classic study of the Ned Kelly legend shows that, in a sense, facts are unimportant. 1. The outlaw legend 2. Outlaws of myth 3. British highwaymen 4. American badmen 5. Australian bushrangers 6. Outlaw to national hero: the case of Ned Kelly 7. Interpreting the Legend: convenien. More).

The Outlaw Legend: a cultural tradition in Britain, America and Australia, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-55317-2 (hbk)

The Outlaw Legend: a cultural tradition in Britain, America and Australia, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-55317-2 (hbk), ISBN 0-521-55740-2 (pbk). Stand and Deliver! History of Highwaymen and Highway Robbery. php?title List of highwaymen&oldid 928477164".

In 2002, Cygnet Books published The Legend of Moondyne Joe, by Mark Greenwood and pictures by Frané Lessac. The Outlaw Legend: A Cultural Tradition in Britain, America and Australia. Cambridge UniversityPress.

In 2002, Cygnet Books published The Legend of Moondyne Joe, by Mark Greenwood and pictures by Frané Lessac The Ballad of Moondyne Joe, a song which started: In the Darling Ranges, many years ago, There lived a daring outlaw, by the name of ‘Moondyne Joe’. Anonymous sung at the time of his 1867 escape: The Governor's son has got the pip, The Governor's got the measles.

Highwaymen, badmen and bushrangers, both mythical and historical, have been part of folklore for centuries. Remembered and recreated through song, stories and film, this cultural tradition has been remarkably resilient across time and place. Graham Seal shows that these famous "social bandits" share many characteristics, particularly as anti-authority figures, and are best understood within class, ethnic and national struggles. From Robin Hood to outlaws in cyberspace, this book is an important study for folklorists.
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