Passing the Time in Ballymenone (Paperback)

By Henry Glassie

Indiana University Press, 9780253209870, 872pp.

Publication Date: November 22, 1995

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"This is an extraordinary book." --Progress in Human Geography

..". fresh and fascinating." --Come-All-Ye

..". an extraordinarily rich and rewarding book.... it is about the effort of one man to find for himself and us the life's breath of the people of Ballymenone.... It is certainly a remarkable tour de force." --Emmet Larkin, New York Times Book Review

The life and art, the folklore, history, and common work of a rural community in Northern Ireland--through the eyes and pen of gifted folklorist Henry Glassie. It is a classic in the fullest sense, reaching beyond folklore to all of humanity.



About the Author

HENRY GLASSIE is College Professor of Folklore at Indiana University.
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