‘Folklore and The Nation In Britain and Ireland’ book with chapters by members of the CCL Research Group paperback edition published

‘Folklore and The Nation In Britain and Ireland’ (edited by Matthew Cheeseman & Carina Hart) has just been published in a new paperback edition by Routledge and is currently available with 20% off until 02/08/23 at £31.19 (after 02/08/23, paperback edition available at £38.99).

The book explores folklore and folkloristics within the diverse and contested national discourses of Britain and Ireland, examining their role in shaping the islands’ constituent nations from the eighteenth century to our contemporary moment of uncertainty and change. The book contains chapters by SHU academics and members of the Centre for Contemporary Legend Research Group: Dr David Clarke, Andrew Robinson & Dr Diane A Rodgers :

  • David Clarke – Chapter 4 – ‘The Last Earl of Hallamshire’: legend, landscape and identity in South Yorkshire.
  • Andrew Robinson – Chapter 10 – Photographic surveys of calendar customs: preserving identity in times of change.
  • Diane A Rodgers – Chapter 12 – Et in arcadia ego: British folk horror film and television.

For more information and to purchase a copy of the book, please visit the Routledge website.