English Language and Folklore: A National Resource

  title={English Language and Folklore: A National Resource},
  author={J. Widdowson},
  • J. Widdowson
  • Published 1990
  • History
  • Folklore
  • THE second half of the twentieth century has witnessed a remarkable resurgence of interest in the cultural heritage of Britain. This manifests itself in a variety of ways across the full spectrum of contemporary life and among all sectors of the population. The increased public awareness of the need for the conservation of the natural environment, for example, is complemented by a widespread concern to discover more about the traditional modes of lifestyle and behaviour which are felt to be… CONTINUE READING
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