The Resource A.L. Rowse and Cornwall : a paradoxical patriot, Philip Payton

A.L. Rowse and Cornwall : a paradoxical patriot, Philip Payton

Label
A.L. Rowse and Cornwall : a paradoxical patriot
Title
A.L. Rowse and Cornwall
Title remainder
a paradoxical patriot
Statement of responsibility
Philip Payton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""This extremely readable book attempts to set the record straight about one of Cornwall's most famous sons. Payton has achieved an enviable synthesis and fusion in this sympathetic but fair biography."" In this award-winning biographical study, Philip Payton explores the complicated relationship which existed between A.L. Rowse, the famous twentieth-century historian and man of letters, and his native Cornwall
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
907.202
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6035.O84 Z84 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
A.L. Rowse and Cornwall : a paradoxical patriot, Philip Payton
Publication
Note
Previously issued in print: 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Chapter 1: 'This Was the Land of My Content': A Fitting Epitaph?; Chapter 2: 'No Wonder I Preferred Life at All Souls': Escaping a Cornish Childhood; Chapter 3: 'You're No Rowse': The Mount-Mabel-Montana; Chapter 4: 'She Made Me Detest the Very Nature of Women': A Mother's Legacy?; Chapter 5: 'A Deep Anxiety to Do His Best for Cornwall': Confronting the Politics of Paralysis; Chapter 6: 'Haunted by Cornwall': A Case of Mutual Rejection?
  • Chapter 7: 'Not Being English, Alas-But Hopelessly Cornish': Embracing Churchill's EnglandChapter 8: 'The Biggest and Most Significant of Cornish Themes': America and the Great Emigration; Chapter 9: 'I Have Been "In Love" with Cornwall All My Life': Reclaiming the Cornish Past and Future; Chapter 10: 'Marooned on My Headland': Retirement, Isolation and Loneliness; Chapter 11: 'All the Island Peoples': Writing British and Cornish History; Conclusion: 'What Could I Not Have Done for Cornwall!'; Notes; Further Reading; List of the Principal Works by A.L. Rowse; Index; Back Cover
Control code
ocn874931900
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780859898966
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36703783
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)874931900
  • ebscoaca0859898962

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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