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William Bottrell, the most famous of all Cornish storytellers, once described himself as "an old Celt." This seems appropriate when one looks at his prolific output of "drolls," published privately between 1870 and 1880 for the benefit of the middle class readership of Penzance. The tales he collected came from the lips of the miners and the local people. A new edition ofWilliam Bottrell, the most famous of all Cornish storytellers, once described himself as "an old Celt." This seems appropriate when one looks at his prolific output of "drolls," published privately between 1870 and 1880 for the benefit of the middle class readership of Penzance. The tales he collected came from the lips of the miners and the local people. A new edition of the Cornish folklore classic, with an introduction by Kelvin Jones...

Title : Traditions and Hearthside Stories of West Cornwall: Tales of an Old Celt
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ISBN : 9781533132109
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 456 Pages
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