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The Rose and the Briar: Death, Love and Liberty in the American Ballad Hardcover – 8 Mar 2005

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  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Co.; 1st ed edition (8 Mar. 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0393059545
  • ISBN-13: 978-0393059540
  • Product Dimensions: 18.4 x 3.8 x 24.1 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,999,477 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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A collection of writings and illustrations on the American ballad which treats it as an art form as well as an expressive reflection of history, in an anthology that features pieces by such contributors as Paul Muldoon, John Rockwell, and Joyce Carol Oates.

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