Cornish Studies 19

Edited by Philip Payton

Cornish Studies 19
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Edited by Philip Payton

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241 pages | 10 halftones | 6 x 9 | © 2011
Paper $32.50 ISBN: 9780859898669 Published March 2012 For sale in North and South America only

The nineteenth volume in this acclaimed series furthers the mission to investigate and elucidate the nature of Cornish identity, as well as to discuss its implications for society and governance in contemporary Cornwall.

Cornish Studies . . . consistently provides rich material for the understanding of the British past and present as a whole, and of their impact on the wider world.”—Ronald Hutton, University of Bristol
Notes on Contributors

1. A Duchy officer and a gentleman: The career connections of Avery Cornburgh (d.1847)
      R. E. Stansfield (University of Lancaster) 
2. Some Cornish plurals
      Nicholas Williams (University College Dublin) 
3. Xians via Yish? Language attitudes and cultural identities on Brtain’s Celtic periphery
      Stuart Dunmore (University of Edinburgh) 
4. ‘I am answerable for the Cornish’: The genesis of Rev. Robert Williams’s Lexicon-Cornu Britannicum and the significance of the Peniarth Library’s Hengwrt Manuscripts in his later research
      Derek R. Williams (Oswestry, Shropshire) 
5. Charles Rogers’s ‘Vocabulary of the Cornish Language’, the Rylands Vocabulary, and the gatherers of pre-‘Revival’ fragments
      Sharon Lowenna (Falmouth, Cornwall) 
6. A ‘mystic message to the world’: Henry Jenner, W. Y. Evans-Wentz and the fairy-faith in ‘Celtic’ Cornwall
      Carl Phillips (University of Nottingham) 
7. Henry Jenner and the British Museum
      David Everett (Camborne, Cornwall) 
8. From a North Cornish pulpit: The sermon notes of Cyril Leslie-Jones, 1911–1919
      Jonathan Howlett (Stirling, Scotland)
9. Desperate? Destitute? Deserted? Questioning perceptions of miners’ wives in Cornwall during the great emigration, 1851–1891
      Lesley Trotter (Institute of Cornish Studies, University of Exeter) 
10. Cousins Jack and Jenny in Phyllis Somerville’s Not Only in Stone
      Charlotte White (University of York) 
11. Review Article: Diversity and Complexity in twentieth-century Cornish Identities
      Philip Payton (Institute of Cornish Studies, University of Exeter)
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