Cornish Studies Twenty

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  • Copyright: 12/15/2012
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
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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 Studiesis 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

Author Biography

Editor: Philip Payton is Professor of Cornish Australian Studies at the University of Exeter and Director of the Institute of Cornisli Studies; his recent books published by University of Exeter Press include John Betjeman and Cornwall: 'The Celebrated Cornish Nationalist' (2010) and Regional Australia and the Great War: 'The Boys from Old Kio' (2012).

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributorsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Bernard Deaconp. 9
Mending the gap in the Medieval, Modern and Post-modern in New Cornish Studies: 'Celtic' materialism and the potential of presentismp. 13
Tristram Winslade - The Desperate Heart of a Catholic in exilep. 32
William Gwavas and a Lost Cornish Vocabulary fragment at Trinity College Dublinp. 63
Cornish Linguistic Landscapep. 90
The Celto-Cornish Movement and Folk Revival: Competing speech communitiesp. 108
'The Spectral Bridegroom': A study in Cornish Folklorep. 131
Rural Geographies: The figure in the landscape in literature of Cornwallp. 148
Cornish-Australian identity and the novels of Rosanne Hawkep. 166
'Husband Abroad': Quantifying spousal separation associated with emigration in nineteenth-century Cornwallp. 180
Accidental injury in Cornish Mines, 1900-1950p. 199
'A Shrewd Choice': Isaac Foot and Cornish politics in the General Election of 1910'p. 226
The Inter-War Cornish By-Elections: Microcosm of 'Rebellion'?p. 241
Bernard Deacon: Bibliographyp. 260
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