A Book of Saints and Wonders (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

A Book of Saints and Wonders (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Lady Gregory
     
 

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By 1907, Lady Gregory was delving deep into the wellsprings of her Irish heritage. She collected the religious and  folk stories of her people and retold them in this book for modern readers. This volume includes “Brigit, the Mary of the Gael,” “Columcille, the Friend of the Angels of God,” “Blessed Patrick of the Bells,”

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By 1907, Lady Gregory was delving deep into the wellsprings of her Irish heritage. She collected the religious and  folk stories of her people and retold them in this book for modern readers. This volume includes “Brigit, the Mary of the Gael,” “Columcille, the Friend of the Angels of God,” “Blessed Patrick of the Bells,” “The Voyage of Brendan,” and others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411464049
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
11/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
226
File size:
195 KB

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Meet the Author


Lady Gregory (1852-1932), born Isabella Augusta Persse, was an Irish playwright, folklorist, and nationalist.  A key figure in the Irish Literary Revival, she co-founded the Abbey Theater and Irish Literary Theatre with William Butler Yeats and Edward Martyn, and was instrumental in popularizing Irish mythology and folklore through her collections and dramas. 

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