References in periodicals archive ?
Granade's book is not an exhaustive account of Partch's life and works: only those compositions emerging from Partch's experience on the road hoboing are given full attention here.
These mostly young working men, for whom hoboing was a rite of passage and a stage in the life cycle, encountered this agrarian labour market in ways already shaped by patriarchal relations, and often found themselves negotiating the internal hierarchies of the farming household.
While hoboing he managed to get hold of many of the world's classics, and became what someone called "a literary bum.