Names, Varieties and Ideologies in Revived Cornish

@article{DaviesDeacon2017NamesVA,
  title={Names, Varieties and Ideologies in Revived Cornish},
  author={Merryn Davies-Deacon},
  journal={Studia Celtica Posnaniensia},
  year={2017},
  volume={2},
  pages={81 - 95}
}
Abstract The attribution of names is a significant process that often highlights concerns over identity, ideology and ownership. Within the fields of minority languages and Celtic Studies, such concerns are especially pertinent given that the identities in question are frequently perceived as under threat from dominant cultures. The effect of concerns caused by this can be examined with reference to revived Cornish, which became divided into three major varieties in the later twentieth century… 

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