An Irish Literature Reader: Poetry, Prose, Drama / Edition 2

An Irish Literature Reader: Poetry, Prose, Drama / Edition 2

by James MacKillop
     
 

In a volume that has become a standard text in Irish studies, editors Maureen O'Rourke Murphy and James MacKillop survey thirteen centuries of Irish literature, including old Irish epic and lyric poetry, Irish folksongs and a selection of nineteenth-century prose and poetry. For each author the editors provide a biographical sketch, a brief discussion of how his… See more details below

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In a volume that has become a standard text in Irish studies, editors Maureen O'Rourke Murphy and James MacKillop survey thirteen centuries of Irish literature, including old Irish epic and lyric poetry, Irish folksongs and a selection of nineteenth-century prose and poetry. For each author the editors provide a biographical sketch, a brief discussion of how his or her selections relate to a larger body of work, and a selected bibliography. In addition, this new volume also includes a larger sampling of women writers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815630463
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
555
Sales rank:
421,995
Product dimensions:
6.74(w) x 9.12(h) x 1.19(d)

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