Cornish Studies (Cornish Studies No. 13)

Cornish Studies (Cornish Studies No. 13)

By: Philip Payton (author), Michael Bender (contributor), Cynthia Lane (contributor), Amy Hale (contributor), Paul Manning (contributor), Gary Magge (contributor), Schwartz Schwartz (contributor), Philip Payton (contributor), Spriggs Spriggs (contributor), Alan M. Kent (contributor)Paperback

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The thirteenth volume in this acclaimed paperback series includes articles on Cornish emigration, Cornish literature, the novelist Virginia Woolf, the poet Jack Clemo, Cornish mining history, Cornish folklore, the medieval Cornish-language miracle plays, and William Scawen: the seventeenth-century Cornish patriot and language revivalist.

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About Author

Philip Payton is Professor of Cornish Studies in the University of Exeter and Director of the Institute of Cornish Studies at Truro. He is also the author of A.L. Rowse and Cornwall: A Paradoxical Patriot (University of Exeter Press, 2005)

Contents

Introduction 1. Discourse and Social Science in Cornish Studies-A Reply to Bernard Deacon, Malcolm Williams 2. Scatting it t'lerrups: Provisional Notes Towards Alternative Methodologies in Language and Literary Studies in Cornwall, Alan M. Kent 3. Why Move the Lighthouse? Virginia Woolf's Relationship with St Ives, Michael Bender 4. Jack Clemo's Mystical-Erotic Quest, Andrew C. Symons 5. William Scawen (1600-1689)-A Neglected Cornish Patriot and Father of the Cornish Language Revival, Matthew Spriggs 6. Staging the State and the Hypostasization of Violence in the Medieval Cornish Drama, Paul Manning 7. 'Too Rarely Visited and Too Little Known': Travellers' Imaginings of Industrial Cornwall, Cynthia Lane 8. Bridget Cleary and Cornish Studies: Folklore, Story-telling and Modernity, Philip Payton 9. Jewish Ghosts, Knackers, Tommyknockers, and other Sprites of Capitalism in the Cornish Mines, Paul Manning 10. Migration Networks and the Transnationalization of Social Capital: Cornish Migration to Latin America, A Case Study, Sharron P. Schwartz 11. Remittances Revisited: A Case Study of South Africa and the Cornish Migrant, c. 1870-1914, Gary Magee and Andrew Thompson Review Article 12. Rethinking Henry Jenner, Amy Hale

Product Details

  • publication date: 07/12/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780859897716
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780859897716
  • weight: 508
  • ISBN10: 0859897710

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