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Research Output

2018

Building Boats, Building Social Resilience

McKean, T., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Oil Wives

McKean, T., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Old Hands + New Hands + Healthy Minds = Happy Men

McKean, T., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Street Music and Narrative Traditions

McKean, T. & Del Giudice, L. (ed.), 2018, (Accepted/In press) Palermo, Italy: Museo Internazionale delle Marionette. 200 p. (Suoni e Culture (Sounds and Culture) )

Research output: Book/ReportBook

That Night in Caperquin: The Agency of Memory in 'The Lass of Roch Royal'

McKean, T., 2 Sep 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Willie Mathieson and the Primary Audience for Traditional Song

McKean, T., 2018, In : SAKYTINĖS IR RAŠTO KULTŪROS SAMPYNOS. 55, 1, p. 36-59 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2017

Born in a Bow Tent: An Ambiguous Symbol of Scottish Traveller Identity

McKean, T., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Singing Families of Aberdeenshire: Context, Structure and Meaning

McKean, T. A., 31 Jan 2017, In : Ritsumeikan Studies in Language and Culture. 28, 1, p. 59-78 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2015

Stories beyond the Text: Contextualizing Narratives and 'The Jolly Beggar'

McKean, T. A., 1 Oct 2015, In : Narrative Cultures. 2, 2, p. 208-226) 19 p., 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
2014

Integrating Textures of Life and Song: Constructing Tradition through Narrated Association

McKean, T., 2014, Любовь деревенская vs. любовь городская: версия русских народных песен: Song and Emergent Poetics: Oral Traditions in Performance. Huttu-Hiltunen, P., F., Lukin, K. & Stepanova, E. (eds.). Nord Print

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Stories beyond the Text

McKean, T., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Studimi i Folklorit në Kontekst: Baladat, Barkat dhe Festivalet e Zjarrit në Veri të Skocisë

Translated title of the contribution: Studying Folklore in Context: Ballads, Boats and Fire Festivals in the North of ScotlandMcKean, T., 2014, In : Gjurmime Albanologjike. 44, p. 273-292 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Songs of People on the Move

Rieuwerts, S. & McKean, T. (ed.), 2012, Trier: WVT. 232 p. (BASIS)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Stewardship and Evolving Fidelity in a Scottish Fire Festival

McKean, T., 2012, In : Traditiones. 41, 1, p. 23-36 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2010

The Dialect Conundrum in Transcribing Early Sound Recordings

McKean, T., 2010, Vom Wunderhorn zum Internet: Perspektiven des "Volkslied"-Begriffes und der Edition populärer Lieder. John, E. & Widmaier, T. (eds.). Trier: WVT, p. 209-224 16 p. (BASIS; vol. 6).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2008

David Atkinson, The English Traditional Ballad: Theory, Method, and Practice

McKean, T., 2008, In : Estudos de Literatura Oral. 13-14, p. 349-351 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Le souvenir des cultures disparues dans l’Écosse gaélique: tradition orale, James Macpherson et la nature de la mémoire

Translated title of the contribution: Remembering Vanished Cultures in Gaelic Scotland: Oral Tradition, James Macpherson and the Nature of MemoryMcKean, T., 25 Aug 2008, Mémoire, oralité, culture dans les pays celtiques: La légende arthurienne, Le celtisme. Rio, J., Chappe, F. & Postic, F. (eds.). Rennes, France: Presses universitaires de Rennes, p. 147-165 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2007

Gettin the Wey o a Sang: Creativity in Ballad Singing

McKean, T., 4 Dec 2007, Emily Lyle: The Persistent Scholar. Fischer, F. & Rieuwerts, S. (eds.). Trier, Germany: WVT, p. 154-168 15 p. (BASIS; vol. 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2006

Tradition and Modernity: Gaelic Bards in the Twentieth Century

McKean, T., 2006, The Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature. Brown, I. (ed.). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, p. 130-141

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

2004

The Stewarts of Fetterangus and Literate Oral Tradition

McKean, T., 2004, The Singer and the Scribe: European Ballad Traditions and European Ballad Cultures. The Singer and the Scribe: European Ballad Traditions and European Ballad Cultures, p. 181-207 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2003

The Flowering Thorn: International Ballad Studies

McKean, T., 2003, Logan: Utah State University Press. 394 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2002

Equating Traditional Singers' Terms with Melodic Adaptation

McKean, T., 2002, In : Acta Ethnographica Hungarica. 47, 1-2, p. 91-97

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2001

A Melodic Vocabulary for Ballad Singing in North East Scotland

McKean, T., 2001, Balada şi Studiile despra Baladă la Cumpăna dintre Secole / Ballad and Ballad Studies at the Turn of the Century. Constantinescu, N. (ed.). Bucureşti: Editura Deliana, p. 150-155

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

'In a Savage State' or 'Original Purity': The Fieldwork Legacy of James Macpherson

McKean, T., 2001, In : Journal of American Folklore. 114, 454, p. 447-463 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2000

Satire and the Exchange of Song in an Isle of Skye Community

McKean, T., 2000, Northeast Folklore: Essays in Honor of Edward D. Ives. MacDougall, P. & Taylor, D. (eds.). Orono: University of Maine Press and Maine Folklife Center, p. 113-136

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

The Making of Child 306

McKean, T., 2000, in Bridging the Cultural Divide: Our Common Ballad Heritage. Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlag, p. 273-290

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

1999

'You Make Me Dizzy Miss Lizzie': Elizabeth Stewart’s Up-tempo Ballads

McKean, T., 1999, In : Northern Scotland. p. 103-15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1998

Celtic music and the growth of the Feis movement in the Scottish Highlands

McKean, T., 1998, In : Western Folklore. 57, p. 245-259 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1997

Gordon Easton and “The Beggarman” (Child 279/280)

McKean, T., 1997, Ballads into Books: The Legacies of Francis James Child. Cheesman, T. & Rieuwerts, S. (eds.). Bern: Peter Lang, p. 237-248

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

1995

Gordon Easton’s “The Friendly Ploughing Match at Tyrie”: A Song of Regional, Local and National Identity

McKean, T., 1995, Visions and Identities. Tórshavn: Tungulist, p. 101-113 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

1992

A Gaelic Songmaker's Response to an English-Speaking Nation

McKean, T., 1992, In : Oral Tradition. 7, 1, p. 3 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle