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The History of Verse Translation from the Irish, 1789-1897
     

The History of Verse Translation from the Irish, 1789-1897

by Robert Welch
 

Contents: Translation and Irish Poetry in English; The Historical and Literary Background to the Translation of Irish Poetry; Joseph Cooper Walker and Charlotte Brooke; The Beginnings of an Irish Tradition in English; Some Cork Translators; James Hardiman and his Translators; Two Northern Translators: Matthew Moore Graham and Samuel Ferguson; James Clarence

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Contents: Translation and Irish Poetry in English; The Historical and Literary Background to the Translation of Irish Poetry; Joseph Cooper Walker and Charlotte Brooke; The Beginnings of an Irish Tradition in English; Some Cork Translators; James Hardiman and his Translators; Two Northern Translators: Matthew Moore Graham and Samuel Ferguson; James Clarence Mangan; Edward Walsh; The 1850s: W.H. Drummond, S.H. O'Grady, Sigerson; Douglas Hyde; George Sigerson's Bards of the Gael and Gall; Notes; Bibliography; Index

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It is self-evident that a lot of time, energy and effort went into the creation of this minor masterpiece.
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It is self-evident that a lot of time, energy and effort went into the creation of this minor masterpiece.
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"It is self-evident that a lot of time, energy and effort went into the creation of this minor masterpiece."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780389207894
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/12/1988
Series:
Irish Literacy Studies Series , #24
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.78(d)

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