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Author Payton, Philip, 1953-

Title John Betjeman and Cornwall : the celebrated Cornish nationalist / Philip Payton.

Published Exeter : University of Exeter Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  821.912 BETJMA/ PAYT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preamble : the sky widens to a sense of Cornwall -- That bold coast-line where he was not born : John Betjeman as foreigner -- Into Betjemanland : imagining north Cornwall -- The oldest part of Cornwall : Hawker, Baring-Gould and Betjeman country -- Caverns of light revealed the Holy Grail : Betjeman and The secret glory -- A longing for Ireland : Séan O'Betjemán and the Anglo-Celtic muse -- "I'm free! I'm free!" : Cornwall as liberation -- Jan Trebetjeman, the Cornish clot : John Betjeman goes native -- Epilogue : "when people talk to me about the British--I give up."
Subject Betjeman, John, 1906-1984 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Poets, English -- 20th century -- Biography.
Poets, English -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Cornwall (County)
Cornwall (England : County)
ISBN 9780859898485 (paperback)
0859898482 (paperback)
9780859898478 (hardback)
0859898474 (hardback)