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Early Irish Literature

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ISBN-10: 1851821775

ISBN-13: 9781851821778

Edition: 1997 (Revised)

Authors: Myles Dillon

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'An incandescent vision, a wildness of imagination, sensiblity to sound and colour and form ... human passion, love, sorrow and anger.' Thus Myles Dillon describes the enduring qualities of the literature of early Ireland. In Early Irish Literature, he summarizes the historical, mythological and poetic legacy of ancient and medieval Ireland, spanning more than a millennium, selecting the most important tales and poems of early Ireland and rendering them in a vibrant English translation. This book is a valuable introduction to this area for student an general reader alike.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Four Courts Press
Publication date: 1/19/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

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List of Abbrleviations
The Ulster Cycle
The Fenian Cycle
The Mythological Cycle
The Historical Cycles
The Adventures
The Voyages
The Visions
Irish Poetry
Index of Titles
Index of First Lines