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Oxford discusses the performance paradigm for storyteller Ray Hicks, a traditional storyteller from Banner Elk, North Carolina.
This story examines the performance paradigm of Stanley Hicks, a traditional instrument maker from Bethel community in Watauga County, NC. He told Jack tales for entertainment value, not monetary gain. Hicks’ was a folk authority and his conviction that the art of storytelling is acquired rather than innate.