Cornish Studies 20

Edited by Philip Payton

Cornish Studies 20
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Edited by Philip Payton

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264 pages | 3 halftones | 6 x 9 | © 2012
Paper $32.50 ISBN: 9780859898744 Published December 2012 For sale in North and South America only
The  latest 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.
This milestone twentieth volume features ‘Essays in Honour of Bernard Deacon.’ One of the principle architects of Cornish studies today, Bernard Deacon has made an outstanding contribution to scholarship in this field and his achievements stand as second to none in helping us to understand the experience of Cornwall and the Cornish in the modern world.
 “Cornish Studies is a real gem among the serial publications dedicated to regional studies, and this volume confirms once again its status as a significant contribution to the field.” —Ullrich Kockel, University of Ulster

Notes on Contributors

1. Bernard Deacon
      Philip Payton
2. Mending the gap in the Medieval, Modern and Post-modern in New Cornish Studies: ‘Celtic’ materialism and the potential of presentism
      Alan M. Kent
3. Tristram Winslade—The Desperate Heart of a Catholic in exile
      Cheryl Hayden
4. William Gwavas and a Lost Cornish Vocabulary fragment at Trinity College Dublin
      Sharon Lowenna
5. Cornish Linguistic Landscape
      Neil Kennedy
6. The Celto-Cornish Movement and Folk Revival: Competing speech communities
      Merv Davey
7. ‘The Spectral Bridegroom’: A Study in Cornish Folklore
      Ronald M. James
8. Rural Geographies: The figure in the landscape in literature of Cornwall
      Gemma Goodman
9. Cornish-Australian identity and the novels of Rosanne Hawke
      Emma Bennett
10. ‘Husband Abroad’: Quantifying spousal separation associated with emigration in nineteenth-century Cornwall
      Lesley Trotter
11. Accidental injury in Cornish Mines, 1900–1950
      Allen Buckley
12. ‘A Shrewd Choice’: Isaac Foot and Cornish politics in the General Election of 1910’
      Garry Tregidga
13. The Inter-War Cornish By-Elections: Microcosm of ‘Rebellion’?
      John Ault

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