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Saints, Poets, and Rubber Ducks: Crafting the Sacred at St Nectan’s Glen

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)344-361
JournalFolklore
Journal publication date11 Nov 2016
Volume127
Issue3
DOIs
StatePublished - 11 Nov 2016

Abstract

This paper focuses on St Nectan’s Glen, Cornwall, where layers of ritual deposition imply a long history of spiritual significance – an implication that is debunked by a diachronic examination of the site, which reveals a relatively recent, and conscious, crafting of the sacred.

Notes

This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Folklore on November 11, 2016, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/0015587X.2016.1197593 The Accepted Manuscript is subject to an embargo period of 18 months. Embargo end date: 11 May 2018

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