Irish Verse: An Anthology

Irish Verse: An Anthology

by Bob Blaisdell (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9780486419145
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 12/19/2001
Series: Dover Thrift Editions
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 705,276
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 14 Years

About the Author




Bob Blaisdell is professor of English at the City University of New York's Kingsborough Community College and the editor of twenty-two Dover literature and poetry collections.

Table of Contents

I. Poems from the Irish
ANONYMOUS
"The Scribe: "A Hedge of Trees" (TRANSLATED BY KUNO MEYER)"
The Blackbird (TRANSLATED BY KUNO MEYER)
The Feìlire of Adamnan (TRANSLATED BY PATRICK J. MCCALL)
St. Patrick's Breastplate (TRANSLATED BY KUNO MEYER)
The Student and His Cat (TRANSLATED BY ROBIN FLOWER)
Summer Has Come (TRANSLATED BY KUNO MEYER)
The Sacred Trinity (TRANSLATED BY ELEANOR HULL)
Early Irish Triads (TRANSLATED BY ALFRED PERCEVAL GRAVES)
The Song of Manchan the Hermit (TRANSLATED BY ELEANOR HULL)
The Old Woman of Beare (TRANSLATED BY ELEANOR HULL)
In Praise of May (TRANSLATED BY T. W. ROLLESTON)
On the Flightiness of Thought (TRANSLATED BY KUNO MEYER)
A Song of Winter (TRANSLATED BY KUNO MEYER)
King and Hermit (TRANSLATED BY KUNO MEYER)
"The Scribe: "For Weariness My Hand Writes Ill" (TRANSLATED BY ALFRED PERCEVAL GRAVES)"
The Deserted Home (TRANSLATED BY KUNO MEYER)
Colum Cille's Greeting to Ireland (TRANSLATED BY KUNO MEYER)
The Vision of Mac Conglinne(TRANSLATED BY KUNO MEYER)
MURDOCH O'DALY
Consecration (TRANSLATED BY ELEANOR HULL)
The Shaving of Murdoch (TRANSLATED BY STANDISH HAYES O'GRADY)
ANONYMOUS
Youth and Age (TRANSLATED BY ELEANOR HULL)
A Confession for Forgiveness (TRANSLATED BY ALFRED PERCEVAL GRAVES)
Love is a Mortal Disease (TRANSLATED BY ELEANOR HULL)
FEARFLATHA Ó GNÍMH
The Downfall of the Gael(TRANSLATED BY SAMUEL FERGUSON)
The Lament of O'Gnive (TRANSLATED BY JEREMIAH JOSEPH CALLANAN)
ANONYMOUS
Dirge of O'Sullivan Bear (TRANSLATED BY JEREMIAH JOSEPH CALLANAN)
MAURICE DUGAN
The Coolun (TRANSLATED BY SAMUEL FERGUSON)
ANONYMOUS
Dear Dark Head (TRANSLATED BY SAMUEL FERGUSON)
Cashel of Munster (TRANSLATED BY SAMUEL FERGUSON)
Pearl of the White Breast (TRANSLATED BY GEORGE PETRIE)
The Convict of Clonmel (TRANSLATED BY ELEANOR HULL)
"EILEEN O'CONNELL ("DARK EILEEN")"
Dirge on the Death of Art O'Leary (TRANSLATED BY ELENOR HULL)
ANTHONY RAFTERY
I Am Raftery (TRANSLATED BY DOUGLAS HYDE)
Dust Hath Closed Helen's Eye (TRANSLATED BY LADY AUGUSTA GREGORY)
ANONYMOUS
"O Donall Oge": The Grief of a Girl's Heart (TRANSLATED BY ELEANOR HULL)"
I Shall Not Die for Thee (TRANSLATED BY DOUGLAS HYDE)
The Stars Stand Up (TRANSLATED BY ELEANOR HULL)
A Curse on a Closed Gate (TRANSLATED BY JAMES H. COUSINS)
Pastheen Finn (TRANSLATED BY SAMUEL FERGUSON)
II. Anonymous Street Songs and Ballads
The Night Before Larry Was Stretched
Nell Flaherty's Drake
"Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ye"
The Irish Sailor
John McGoldrick's Trial for the Quaker's Daughter
III. Poetry in English Since Swift
JONATHAN SWIFT
An Excellent New Song on a Seditious Pamphlet
"Verses made for Women Who Cry Apples, etc. "
To Quilca: A Country-House of Dr. Sheridan
WILLIAM DRENAN: Eire
ANDREW CHERRY
The Green Little Shamrock of Ireland
EDWARD LYSAGHT: Our Dear Native Island
CHARLES WOLFE: The Burial of Sir John Moore
SAMUEL LOVER
I'm Not Myslef at All!
The Whistlin' Thief
JAMES CLARENCE MANGAN: Dark Rosaleen
GERALD GRIFFING: Gille Machree
ELLEN FITZSIMON: The Woods of Kylinoe
JOHN WALSH: Drimin Donn Dílis
LADY HELEN SELINA DUFFERIN
Lament of the Irish Emigrant
JOHN FRANCIS WALLER: The Spinning Wheel
SAMUEL FERGUSON: Lament for Thomas Davis
ARTHUR GERALD GOEGHEGAN
The Mountain Fern
JOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
A Drunkard's Address to a Bottle of Whiskey
AUBREY DE VERE: The New Race
MICHAEL JOSEPH BARRY: Hymn of Freedom
DENIS FLORENCE MCCARTHY
The Irish Wolf-Hound
DION BOUCICAULT
The Wearing of the Green
I'm Very Happy Where I Am
THOMAS CAULFIELD IRWIN
The Potato-Digger's Song
MARTIN MACDERMOTT: Girl of the Red Mouth
WILLIAM ALLINGHAM
Lovely Mary Donnelly
Four Ducks on a Pond
A Dream
The Winding Banks of Erne
THOMAS D'ARCY M'GEE: Home Thoughts
CHARLES JOSEPH KICKHAM: The Irish Peasant Girl
JOHN TODHUNTER: Song
EMILY LAWLESS: In Spain
G. F. SAVAGE-ARMSTRONG
The Wee Lassie's First Luve
CHARLOTTE GRACE O'BRIEN: The River
ALFRED PERCEVAL GRAVES
The Song of the Ghost
The Irish Spinning-Wheel
FRANCIS A. FAHY: Little Mary Cassidy
OSCAR WILDE: Requiescat
T. W. ROLLESTON: The Grave of Rury
"SIDNEY ROYSE LYSAGHT" The Penalty of Love"
WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS
Down by the Salley Gardens
The Ballad of Father Gilligan
To Ireland in the Coming Times
The Host of the Air
The Song of Wandering Aengus
September 1913
In Memory of Major Robert Gregory
An Irish Airman Foresees His Death
Easter 1916
The Second Coming
MOIRA O'NEILL: The Grand Match
HERBERT TRENCH: Killary
SUSAN L. MITCHELL: Amergin
A.E.: Forgiveness
LIONEL JOHNSON: The Red Wind
JOHN MILLINGTON SYNGE: Beg-Innish
P. H. PEARSE: The Wayfarer
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
The Old Woman
The Blind Man at the Fair
The Hills of Cualann
WILLIAM DARA: Song of a Turf-sod
PADRAIC COLUM: An Old Woman of the Roads
JAMES STEPHENS
In the Poppy Field
The Whispe

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