A Pity Youth Does Not Last: Reminiscences of the Last of the Great Blasket Island's Poets and Storytellers

A Pity Youth Does Not Last: Reminiscences of the Last of the Great Blasket Island's Poets and Storytellers

by Micheal O'Guiheen, Tim Enright
     
 


Michéal O'Guiheen was the son of Peig Sayers, "the Queen of the Gaelic storytellers." The last of the Blasket's celebrated poets and storytellers, he describes how the isolation of his youth was slowly eroded by the creeping of civilization across the three miles separating the islands from County Kerry, and the sadness of leaving the Great Blasket for the… See more details below

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Michéal O'Guiheen was the son of Peig Sayers, "the Queen of the Gaelic storytellers." The last of the Blasket's celebrated poets and storytellers, he describes how the isolation of his youth was slowly eroded by the creeping of civilization across the three miles separating the islands from County Kerry, and the sadness of leaving the Great Blasket for the last time.

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ISBN-13:
9780192813206
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/01/1982
Series:
Paperbacks Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.06(w) x 7.69(h) x 0.35(d)
Lexile:
1070L (what's this?)

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