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Allan Symons

Allan Symons , Northumbria UniversityAllan is undertaking a study of murder and male control in Appalachian Folk and Southern Blues

Thesis

'"I Dug on Your Grave the Best Part of Last Night": Murder and Male Control in Early Appalachian Folk and Southern Blues Music.'

This research comprises a multi-disciplinary approach to the motif of murder as a symbol of male control in the Folk and Blues of the American South. Appalachian Folk and Afro-American Blues are appreciated on a worldwide scale and the project will engage with continued interest and consumption of musical forms that often have male-on-female violence and femicide as central themes.

Supervisors

Prof Brian Ward

Contact

Email: alan.symons@northumbria.ac.uk


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