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Cornish Studies Volume 21


The ‘coming of age’ edition of this acclaimed paperback series discusses contemporary Cornish Studies, as well the Cornish language, medieval and early modern Cornwall, the Duchy of Cornwall, the establishment of the Cornish diocese, Cornish folklore, together with an overview of Cornish nationalism and a postscript on John Betjeman and Cornwall.





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9780859898867 | Published: 2013
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Cornwall: A History

A new edition of Philip Payton’s modern classic Cornwall: A History, published now by University of Exeter Press, telling the story of Cornwall from earliest times to the present day. This edition incorporates the latest research and brings the story of Cornwall right up to date, examining the events and debates of the early twenty-first century.




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9780859890274 | Published: 2017
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9780859890212 | Published: 2017
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9780859892322 | Published: 2017
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9780859892278 | Published: 2017
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The Folklore of Cornwall

Piskies, mermaids, giants, and a revenant bridegroom: the stuff of legend. In the hands of skilled storytellers – the famed droll tellers of Cornwall – the result was magical. Considered in the context of narratives throughout Northern Europe, enchantment can be understood as well as enjoyed in this new way to look at Cornwall. 10b&w illus.




Hardback    £45.00
9780859894708 | Published: 2019
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9780859895347 | Published: 2019
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9780859894999 | Published: 2019
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Grand-Guignol


Since The Théâtre du Grand-Guignol closed its doors forty years ago, the genre has been overlooked by critics and theatre historians. This book reconsiders the importance and influence of the Grand-Guignol within its social, cultural and historical contexts, and is the first attempt at a major evaluation of the genre as performance.

 

 




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9780859896962 | Published: 2002
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9781905816354 | Published: 2019
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9780859899178 | Published: 2015
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The Great Art Of Light And Shadow

Widely regarded by historians of the early moving picture as the best work yet published on pre-cinema, The Great Art of Light and Shadow: Archaeology of the Cinema throws light on a fascinating range of optical media from the twelfth century to the turn of the twentieth.




Paperback    £30.00
9780859896658 | Published: 2000
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9780859899185 | Published: 2015
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Making Theatre in Northern Ireland


This book examines the relationships between theatre and the turbulent political and social context of Northern Ireland since 1969. It explores key theatrical performances which deal directly with this context. The book is aimed at a student readership: it is largely play-text-based, and it contains useful contextualising material.





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9780859897396 | Published: 2006
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9780859897389 | Published: 2006
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9780859899307 | Published: 2015
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Mining in Cornwall and Devon

Mining in Cornwall and Devon is an economic history of mines, mineral ownership, and mine management in the South West of England. The work brings together material from a variety of hard-to-find sources on the thousands of mines that operated in Cornwall and Devon from the late 1790s to the present day.




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9780859898898 | Published: 2014
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Multimedia Histories


Multimedia Histories: From the Magic Lantern to the Internet is the first book to explore in detail the vital connections between today’s digital culture and an absorbing history of screen entertainments and technologies. Its range of coverage moves from the magic lantern, the stereoscope and early film to the DVD and the internet.





Paperback    £22.50
9780859897730 | Published: 2007
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9780859897723 | Published: 2007
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9780859899352 | Published: 2015
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On Actors And Acting

This is a book for theatre-lovers, written for anyone who shares the author's curiosity about the art of acting and about theatre past and present.  Three sections cover from the Elizabethan period to the 20th century.




Paperback    £22.50
9780859897426 | Published: 2002
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9780859896719 | Published: 2000
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Picturing Cornwall

This book explores the history of Cornwall‘s portrayal on screen, from the earliest days of the moving image to the recent BBC adaptation of Winston Graham’s Poldark books. Innovative new research looking at amateur film and newsreels, avant-garde and documentary works alongside mainstream popular film and television. 7 b&w and 13 col. illus.




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9780859890779 | Published: 2018
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9780859893589 | Published: 2018
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9780859890885 | Published: 2019
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9780859892995 | Published: 2019
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