This introductory chapter discusses fragments of song, which is the main topic of the book. It defines fragments of song, and examines folk-song scholarship and the full narrative. The concept of the dislocated text is covered in one section of the chapter. The chapter concludes with a discussion of the folk-song scholarship and the minimal narrative.
Keywords: fragments of song; full narrative; dislocated text; minimal narrative
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