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Berresford Ellis, The Cornish Language and Its Literature (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1974), 37-38; Brian Murdoch, Cornish Literature (Cambridge: D.
(1960-97; reprint, Felinfach: Llanerch, 1997), 2:118-28; Murdoch, Cornish Literature, 101.
Some people might argue that, on the one hand, Kernewek Kemmyn is to be preferred since its phonemic nature makes it pedagogically advantageous; and that, on the other hand, the reconstructed phonology on which Kernewek Kemmyn is based has a sound academic foundation grounded in the study of the traditional historic corpus of Cornish literature. However it is clear that neither of these claims stands up to scrutiny.
Cornwall as such (and Cornish literature) has been studied as an independent topic far more so than has Dorset, of course, so that some of the entries are relatively familiar: the reference to a `Mirable' play at Sancreed (520), for example, or the possession of `torme[n]teris cotes' in Bodmin (473).