Irish Literature Reader Poetry, Prose, Drama

ISBN-10: 0815630468

ISBN-13: 9780815630463

Edition: 2nd 2006

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List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publication date: 7/10/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 555
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Lane Relyea is Associate Professor and Chair of Art Theory and Practice at Northwestern University and the Editor-in-Chief of Art Journal. His essays and reviews have appeared in such journals as Artforum, Parkett, Frieze, Art in America, and Flash Art.James MacKillop is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Georgia, where he is also Associate Director of the William and Barbara Owens Institute for Behavioral Research, and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Brown University.

Preface to the Second Edition
Eighth Century to the Irish Literary Renaissance
Early and Medieval Irish Literature
Old Irish Prose
Tain Bo Cuailnge
Oidheadh Chlainne Lir
Old Irish Poetry
"News of Winter"
"The Blackbird by Belfast Loch"
"Liadan Tells of Her Love for Cuirithir"
"The Scribe in the Woods"
"The Viking Terror"
"Pangur Ban"
Three Ninth-Century Poems for Students and Pilgrims
"He That Never Read a Line"
"The Pilgrim at Rome"
"Cu Chuimne"
From the Late Tenth or Eleventh Century
Columcille's Poems
"The Three Best-Beloved Places"
"A Blue Eye Will Look Back"
"My Hand Is Weary with Writing"
From Duanaire Finn
"The Bird-Crib"
From Buile Shuibhne (The Madness of Sweeney)
The Frenzy of Suibne
Early Modern Irish Poetry
"Cill Chais" (Kilcash)
"O Woman Full of Wile"
"The County of Mayo"
"Fair Hills of Eire"
"Brightness Most Bright"
"Valentine Brown"
"The Geraldine's Daughter"
"Friend of My Heart"
"Caoineadh Airt Ui Laoghaire" (Lament for Art O'Leary)
"Cuirt an Mheadhon Oidhche" (The Midnight Court)
Irish Folk Songs
"The Grief of a Girl's Heart"
"Brighidin Ban Mo Store" (Bridget, My Treasure)
"Have You Been at Carrick?"
"Shule Aroon, a Brigade Ballad"
"Mary from Dungloe"
"Sean O'Dwyer of the Glen"
"The Sorrowful Lamentation of Callaghan, Greally, and Mullen"
"The Rising of the Moon"
"The Wearin' o' the Green"
"Nell Flaherty's Drake"
"The Star of Slane"
"The Night Before Larry Was Stretched"
"Finnegan's Wake"
Nineteenth-Century Prose
From Castle Rackrent
From "The Poor Scholar"
Nineteenth-Century Poetry
"The Minstrel Boy"
"The Song of Fionnuala"
"I am Raftery"
"Raftery's Praise of Mary Hynes"
"Anach-Cuain" (The Drowning of Annach Doon)
"Dark Rosaleen"
"The Nameless One"
"Shapes and Signs"
"To the Ingleezee Khafir, Calling Himself Djaun Bool Djenkinzun"
"Cashel of Munster"
"Dear Dark Head"
"Lament for the Death of Eoghan Ruadh O'Neill"
"The West's Asleep"
From "Our National Language," Part I
The Irish Literary Renaissance
Selections from The Love Songs of Connacht
"My Grief on the Sea"
"Ringleted Youth of My Love"
"My Love, Oh, She Is My Love"
"The Necessity for De-Anglicising Ireland"
"The Only Son of Aoife"
The Rising of the Moon
Lyric Voices of the Irish Renaissance
"The Children of Lir"
"The Great Breath"
"The Winds of Angus"
"Terence MacSwiney"
"She Moved Through the Fair"
"Thomas MacDonagh"
Riders to the Sea
"On an Anniversary, After Reading the Dates in a Book of Lyrics"
"The Passing of the Shee, After Looking at One of A.E.'s Pictures"
"On an Island"
"Is It a Month"
"To the Oaks of Glencree"
"The Curse"
"In Kerry"
"On a Birthday"
"A Question"
"Julia Cahill's Curse"
"Ringsend, After Reading Tolstoi"
"The Crab Tree"
"Put to the Rack"
From The Insurrection in Dublin
From Irish Fairy Tales
The Poets of 1916
"Proclamation of the Irish Republic"
"I Am Ireland"
"Ideal, or Renunciation"
"The Rebel"
"To Death"
"At the Grave of O'Donovan Rossa"
"The Man Upright"
"The Yellow Bittern"
"Of a Poet Patriot"
"The Little Black Rose Shall Be Red at Last"
"This Heritage to the Race of Kings"
Ireland Since Independence
"The Fur Coat"
"The Long Road to Ummera"
"Going into Exile"
Poets from the Post-Independence Generation
"Father and Son"
"Padraic O Conaire, Gaelic Storyteller"
"The Straying Student"
"Irish-American Dignitary"
"Burial of an Irish President (Dr. Douglas Hyde)"
"A Sermon on Swift"
"The Glens"
"An Irishman in Coventry"
"In Memory of My Mother"
"Canal Bank Walk"
"Lines Written on a Seat on the Grand Canal, Dublin, ..."
From At Swim-Two-Birds
From An Beal Bocht (The Poor Mouth)
Contemporary Poets in Irish and English
"The Dignity of Sorrow"
"The Back of the House"
"My Mother's Burying"
"Inquisitio 1584"
"For Sheila"
"Lament for Seamus Ennis"
"In the Ringwood"
"Handclasp at Euston"
"The Poet Egan O'Rahilly, Homesick in Old Age"
"Like Dolmens Round My Childhood, the Old People"
"A Grafted Tongue"
"The Flight of the Earls"
"Mossbawn: Two Poems in Dedication"
"The Seed Cutters"
"Act of Union"
From "Station Island"
"Sweeney Redivivus"
"A Brigid's Girdle"
"Emily Dickinson"
"The Linen Industry"
"In Memoriam"
"A Disused Shed in Co. Wexford"
"The Snow Party"
"Imbolc: JBY"
"'To Mrs. Moore at Inishannon'"
"The Second Voyage"
"Old Roads"
"J'ai Mal a nos Dents"
"St Mary Magdalene Preaching at Marseilles"
"Athene's Song"
"Requiem for a Personal Friend"
"After a Childhood Away from Ireland"
"Child of Our Time"
"The Bomb Disposal"
"Last Orders"
"The Mast Year"
"The Soil-Map"
"Vanessa's Bower"
"The Lost Field"
"The Boundary Commission"
"Moy Sand and Gravel"
"The Ancestor"
"The Stoic"
"One Last Draw of the Pipe"
"The Breather"
"Inside Out"
"Marvellous Grass"
"The Great Queen Speaks. Cu Chulainn Listens."
"Muirghil Castigates Sweeny"
"The Language Issue"
"The Shannon Estuary Welcoming the Fish"
"The Statue of the Virgin at Granard Speaks"
"The Well"
"The Heritage Centre, Cobh 1993"
"To President Mary Robinson"
Late Twentieth-Century Fiction and Drama
"The Ballroom of Romance"
"Love, Hate and Friendship"
On the Outside
Glossary: Words, Places, Persons, Allusions
Selected Background Readings
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