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The Kirmington Plough-Jags Play

Greig, Ruairidh (1977) The Kirmington Plough-Jags Play. Folk Music Journal, 3 (3). pp. 233-241.


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A report on the discovery of a living performer from the team who performed the plough-jags' play in the Kirmington area of North Lincolnshire, immediately before the First World War. A full text, unusually with the original melodies is included as well as full first-hand performance details.

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: English Folk Dance and Song Society
Keywords: folk-drama, Lincolnshire, plough jag, mumming, calendar custom, house-visiting,wooing play
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Arts and Humanities (Sheffield) > School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics (Sheffield) > Department of English Language and Linguistics (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Mr Ruairidh Greig
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2011 09:24
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 17:32
Status: Published
Publisher: English Folk Dance and Song Society
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URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/42953

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