handbook of the Cornish language. by Jenner, Henry

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Published by AMS Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Cornish philology.

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LC ClassificationsPB2508 .J4 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 208 p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4750645M
ISBN 100404175570
LC Control Number78072632

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The twentieth-century revival of interest in the Cornish language sprang from the efforts of activists like Henry Jenner (), who published this Handbook inwhile employed at the British Museum.

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The book was published inwith the full title A Handbook for the Cornish Language – chiefly in its latest stages with some account of its history and literature. The handbook In the handbook, Henry wrote about the development of the Cornish language and how it was closely related to the Welsh and Breton languages.

Cornish Language New Testament / An Testament Nowydh, treylys dhe Gernewek / Cornish (Kernewek or Kernowek) is a Brythonic Celtic language historically spoken by the Cornish people. Currently unavailable. This new edition of Jenner's classic "Handbook of the Cornish Language" appears more than a century after the book's first publication.

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It describes the uncertainties surrounding spelling and pronunciation, and the complex system of initial consonant mutations, before explaining the Author: Henry Jenner.

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A Handbook of the Cornish Language chiefly in its latest stages with some account of its history and literature Language: English: LoC Class: PB: Language and Literatures: General works: Subject: Cornish language -- Grammar Subject: Cornish literature -- History and criticism Subject: Cornwall (England: County) -- Languages Subject: Cornish.

Preface to the edition This new edition of Jenner’s classic Handbook of the Cornish Language appears more than a century after the book’s first publication. Now that the Cornish Revival has weathered many storms, it is well worth making Jenner’s ground-breaking work available again, copies of the edition having become rare and expensive.

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This book is principally intended for those persons of Cornish nationality who wish to acquire some knowledge of their ancient tongue, and to read, write, and perhaps even to speak it.

This new edition of Jenner's classic "Handbook of the Cornish Language" appears more than a century after the book's first publication. Now that the Cornish Revival has weathered many storms, it is well worth making Jenner's ground-breaking work available again, copies of the edition having become rare and expensive/5(9).

A Handbook of the Cornish Language. Henry Jenner.3 Ratings; Publisher Description. This book is principally intended for those persons of Cornish nationality who wish to acquire some knowledge of their ancient tongue, and to read, write, and perhaps even to speak it.

Its aim is to represent in an intelligible form the Cornish of the later /5(3). Whether a book is in the public domain may vary country to country. Public domain books are our gateways to the past, representing a wealth of history, culture and knowledge that’s often difficult to discover.

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London: D. Nutt, Share - A Handbook of the Cornish Language by Jenner Henry (, Hardcover) A Handbook of the Cornish Language by Jenner Henry (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review. The 20th century then saw the concerted revival of the Cornish language. This gained momentum after the Celtic language scholar and Cornish cultural activist Henry Jenner published a book in called A Handbook of the Cornish Language.

A number of Cornish textbooks, works of literature, language guides and children’s books were : Ella O'neill. Cornish language books for both adults and children including fact and fiction books.

Henry Jenner - A Handbook of the Cornish Language top “principally intended for those persons of Cornish Nationality who wish to acquire some knowledge of their ancient tongue and perhaps even speak it”. The book was based on the language used in West Cornwall in the eighteenth century.

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A Handbook of the Cornish Language chiefly in its latest stages with some account of its history and literature by Henry Jenner. “Handbook of the Cornish Language” Henry Jenner. eBooks on a CD as PDF-MS Word - Mobi Files “This book is principally intended for those persons of Cornish nationality who wish to acquire some knowledge of their ancient tongue, and to read, write, and perhaps even to speak it.

Inthe Celtic language scholar and Cornish cultural activist Henry Jenner published A Handbook of the Cornish Language. The publication of this book is often considered to be the start of the current revival movement.

The spelling in this book was based on that used when Cornish was last a community language in the 18th century. The Cornish Language Revival is often said to have started inwith the publication of Henry Jenner’s A Handbook of the Cornish Language.

Prior to this, Cornish was no longer widely used as a community language. InMichael Everson published a new edition entitled Henry Jenner's Handbook of the Cornish Language, which contains modern IPA phonetic transcriptions to make clear to modern readers what phonology Jenner was recommending.

The book also contains three essays written by Jenner thirty years prior to the publication, as well as some examples of a number of Christmas and New Years. Get this from a library. A handbook of the Cornish language, chiefly in its latest stages, with some account of its history and literature.

[Henry Jenner]. The current revival is stated to have began with the publishing of Henry Jenner's book A Handbook of the Cornish Language. In the past few decades, the revival has gone from strength to strength with the rise in awareness of preserving Cornish Culture coupled with the distributing power of the ge family: Celtic.

Cornish-Latin glossary from a 12 th century manuscript. Google free E-books. Grammars. Jenner, Henry, A Handbook of the Cornish Language: Chiefly in Its Latest Stages, with Some Account of its History and Literature, Google free E-books. Norris, Edwin, Sketch of Cornish Grammar,   Jenner published “A Handbook of the Cornish Language” inthe first book that re-exposed non-academics to the Cornish language.

InNance published the Unified Cornish system, which was based mostly on early Cornish works from the 15th and 16th century and introduced new words based in Welsh and Breton roots.

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NOTE: Lone Star College CyFair and Tomball libraries book drops will NOT be open May 4. This book gives a concise but detailed history which could do with updating a touch as a few significant things have happened since not least the recognition of Cornish as an ethnic minority and the change in control of the language board to Cornwall Council and some bits of central government meddling as well as the fact Cornish can now be studied at A-level as well as GCSE /5.Inthe Celtic language scholar and Cornish cultural activist Henry Jenner published A Handbook of the Cornish Language.

The publication of this book is often considered to be the point at which the revival movement ity: Cornish people.

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