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Mesmerising Irish-language versions by Gabriel Rosenstock of some of the great works of Iqbal, poet, philosopher, seer, spiritual father of Pakistan.

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Iqbal: dréachtaí próis is filíochta

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Mesmerising Irish-language versions by Gabriel Rosenstock of some of the great works of Iqbal, poet, philosopher, seer, spiritual father of Pakistan.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781909007321
  • Publisher: Original Writing
  • Publication date: 5/14/2012
  • Language: Irish (obsolete: use GLE instead)
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 84
  • File size: 807 KB

Meet the Author

Gabriel Rosenstock is the author/translator of over 150 books., mostly in Irish. He taught haiku at the Schule für Dichtung (Poetry Academy) in Vienna. Among his awards is the Tamgha I Kidmat medal for services to literature.
His vast output includes stage plays, plays for radio and television (RTÉ, Raidió na Life), novels and short stories, essays, criticism, travel literature, children’s literature in prose and verse, including Irish versions of such classics as The Gruffalo and hundreds of translations of TV series such as Spongebob and The Muppet Show. Among the anthologies in which he is represented is Best European Fiction 2012 (Dalkey Archive Press, USA).
Among Rosenstock's recent publications are the picture books Sa Tóir ar an Yeití (Cló Mhaigh Eo), illustrated by Carol Betera, Birbal (CIC), retellings of ancient tales from India, illustrated by Bob Ó Cathail, the trilingual volume Ceol na Sféar (Coiscéim), selected poems by Matthias Polyticki with English-language versions by Hans-Christian Oeser, Stray Birds/Éanlaith ar Strae (Salmon Poetry), poetic aphorisms by Rabindranath Tagore, illustrated by Ian Joyce, to commemorate Tagore's 150th birth anniversary.

Mícheál Ó hAodha currently works at the University of Limerick. He has written and edited many books including books for children – and in both Irish and English. Amongst his publications are: Dúchas Dóchasach/Survivor (poetry) - (2007); American “Outsider”: Stories from the Irish Traveller Diaspora (2007) (with T.J. Vernon); “The Turn of the Hand”: A Memoir from the Irish Margins (with Mary Ward) (2010); “Insubordinate Irish”: Travellers in the Text (2011).

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