II: 43 Chain dancing

Tóta Árnadóttir

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This article describes the role of memory in the Faroese ballad tradition, of how
the performance of ballads along with chain dance in the Faroe Islands has been
presented through time, and how the tradition of ‘remembering together’, has
become ‘something to remember together’ in itself.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Pre-Modern Nordic Memory Studies
Subtitle of host publicationInterdisciplinary Approaches
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherDe Gruyter
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9783110431360
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018

Publication series

NameHandbook of Pre-Modern Nordic Memory Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches


  • ballads
  • chain dancing
  • culture
  • Faroe Islands


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