Recent publications

2014

Groom, Nick. ‘Gothic and Celtic Revivals: Antiquity and the Archipelago.' The Blackwell Companion to British Literature, 4 vols, ed. Robert DeMaria, Jr., Heesok Chang, and Samantha Zacher (Oxford: Blackwell’s, forthcoming 2014).

2013

Gibson, Marion. Imagining British Pagan Worlds (Routledge, 2013)

Groom, Nick. 'Draining the Irish Channel: Identity, Sustainability, and the Politics of Water.' The Literature and Cultures of the Irish SeaUniversity College, Dublin Scholarcast series, ed. John Brannigan, podcast and illustrated pdf delivered 31 May 2013.

Groom, Nick. '"Let’s discuss over country supper soon": Rebekah Brooks and David Cameron – Rural Realities and Rustic Representations.' The Clearing, online magazine published by Little Toller Press, 22 August 2013.

Groom, Nick. The Seasons: An Elegy for the Passing of the Year (London: Atlantic, 2013), 400pp

Smith, Jos. ‘A Step Toward the Earth: Interview with Tim Robinson’. Politics of Place. No. 1 (July 2013)

Smith, Jos. ‘An Archipelagic Literature: Reframing ‘The New Nature Writing’’. Green Letters. Vol 17, no.1 (Feb 2013)

Smith, Jos. ‘"The Umbrage of Green Shade": Kelvin Corcoran and the Landscape Beyond the Landscape’. Kelvin Corcoran: a Critical Study. Ed. Andy Brown. Exeter: Shearsman, 2013

2012

Gibson, Marion, Shelley Trower and Garry Tregidga (eds.). Mysticism, Myth, and ‘Celtic’ Nationalism (Routledge, 2012)

Gibson, Marion. 'Old Deities, New Worlds: The Return of the Gods in Fiction', in Gibson, Trower and Tregidga (eds.) Mysticism, Myth, and ‘Celtic’ Nationalism (Routledge, 2012)

Trower, Shelley. ‘Geological Folklore: Robert Hunt and the Mineral, Aesthetic, and Racial Composition of ‘Celtic’ Cornwall’ in Gibson, Trower and Tregidga, (eds.) Mysticism, Myth, and ‘Celtic’ Nationalism (Routledge, 2012)

Trower, Shelley. ‘On the Cliff Edge of England: Tourism and Imperial Gothic in Cornwall’, Victorian Literature and Culture 40: 1 (2012), 199-214

Tregidga, Garry. 'Reconstructing West Wales: Welsh Representations and Cultural Memories of Cornwall' in Gibson, Trower and Tregidga, (eds.) Mysticism, Myth, and ‘Celtic’ Nationalism (Routledge, 2012)

2011

Trower, Shelley (ed.). Place, Writing, and Voice in Oral History, for series ‘Palgrave Studies in Oral History’, with introductions and contributing chapter, ‘Regional Writing and Oral History, from China Clay to Eden’ (Palgrave 2011), 1–24, 83–105, 167–9

2010

Groom, Nick. 'Alright, Jack? Conflict and Cohesion in Britain, 2005-2010.' Reconceiving the British Isles: The Literature of the ArchipelagoUniversity College, Dublin Scholarcast series, ed. John Brannigan, podcast and illustrated pdf delivered 15 April 2010.

Groom, Nick. '"Al under the Wyllowe Tree": Chatterton and the Ecology of the West Country.' English Romantic Writers and the West Country, ed. Nicholas Roe (Palgrave, 2010), 37–61.

2009

Payton, Philip and Shelley Trower (eds.). Cornish Studies 17, themed issue entitled ‘Sustainability and the Clay Country’, with contributing article, ‘Clayscapes: Views of a Working Landscape, from Poetry to Oral History’ (2009), 1–33

Trower, Shelley. ‘Supernatural Nationalism and New Age Ecology’, in Written on Stone: The Cultural History of British Prehistoric Monuments, ed. Joanne Parker (Cambridge Scholars, 2009), 111–127