Early Irish Lyrics: 8th-12th Century / Edition 2

Early Irish Lyrics: 8th-12th Century / Edition 2

by Gerard Murphy
     
 

ISBN-10: 1851821988

ISBN-13: 9781851821983

Pub. Date: 01/01/2006

Publisher: Four Courts Press

'Irish poetry is unique in the Middle Ages in freshness of spirit and perfection of form.' So writes Gerard Murphy in the introduction to this classic anthology. The first of the anthology's two sections contains thirty-three poems of monastic inspiration, including well-known works such as the poem of the Scholar and his cat Pangur ban; the second section is devoted

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'Irish poetry is unique in the Middle Ages in freshness of spirit and perfection of form.' So writes Gerard Murphy in the introduction to this classic anthology. The first of the anthology's two sections contains thirty-three poems of monastic inspiration, including well-known works such as the poem of the Scholar and his cat Pangur ban; the second section is devoted to secular works, and features twenty-five poems containing lyrics mainly spoken by characters in the prose sagas. Reprint (3rd Printing)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851821983
Publisher:
Four Courts Press
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
338
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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