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A new book casts Celtic tradition in new light

The Folklore of Cornwall: The Oral Tradition of a Celtic Nation by Ronald M. James is a far-ranging look at the oral tradition from the Cornish peninsula in the far south west of Britain. The book addresses whether narratives from Cornwall should be regarded as English or as a distinct body of Celtic folklore.

‘With its roots and its remoteness, it should come as no surprise that its traditions are different,’ said James. ‘And yet, how Cornish folklore is distinct has been poorly understood.’

'Our first real book on Cornish folklore since 1890 … and, my goodness, it has been worth the wait. The Folklore of Cornwall will prove an inspiration not only for Cornish scholars, but for folklorists more generally.'
Simon Young, University of Virginia

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