Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium, 20/21: 2000 and 2001

Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium, 20/21: 2000 and 2001

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Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium, 20 includes “Retoiric and Composition in Geneamuin Chormaic,” by Hugh Fogarty; “Classical Ethnography and Celts: Can We Trust the Sources?” by Philip Freeman; “Prayers, Prizefights and Prostitution: The Medieval Irish Cemetery and Its Many Uses,” by Susan Leigh Fry; “Magical Realism and the Mabinogi: An Exercise in Methodology,” by Michael Linkletter; “Rebuke and Revision in the Early Irish Annals: The Death-Notices of Muirchertach mac Ercae [†534],” by Laurence Maney; “‘To a man for the King’: The Allegiance of Welsh Catholics during the First Civil War, 1642–46,” by Robert Matthews; “King and Druid,” by Arun Micheelsen; “‘Words, words, words’: Language about Language in France and Ireland,” by Grace Neville; “Ystoria Tri Brenin o Gwlen,” by Prydwyn Piper; and “Highland Motives in the Jacobite Rising of 1745–46: ‘Forcing Out,’ Traditional Documentation and Gaelic Poetry,” by James A. Stewart, Jr.

Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium, 21 includes “Gendering the Vita Prima: An Examination of St. Brigid’s Role as ‘Mary of the Gael,’” by Diane Peters Auslander; “Apollonius of Rhodes’ Argonautica: A Mythology of Greek Expansion in Celtic Lands,” by Timothy P. Bridgman; “The Wealth of the Medieval Welsh Gentry: The Case of Gwilym ap Gruffydd of Penrhyn,” by A. D. Carr; “Celtic Languages in the 1910 U.S. Census,” by Jonathan Dembling; “Digging Deeper: Adventures in Medieval Irish Burial and the Case for Interdisciplinary Scholarship,” by Susan Leigh Fry; “Laoiseach Mac an Bhaird and the Politics of Close Reading,” by Sarah E. McKibben; “Prescient Birds and Prospective Kings: Further Comments on Irish Elements in the Eddic Poem Rígsþula,” by Amy Eichhorn Mulligan; “The Descent of the Gods: Creation, Cosmogony, and Divine Order in Lebor Gabála,” by Sharon Paice Macleod; “Babel Is Come Again: Linguistic Colonisation and the Bardic Response in Early Modern Ireland,” by Patricia Palmer; “‘In Defiance of the Gospel and by Authority of the Devil’: Criticism of Welsh Marriage Law by the English Ecclesiastical Establishment and Its Socio-Political Context,” by Laura Radiker; and “The Way We Were: Twentieth Century Brittany through the Eyes of Breton Language Memorialists,” by Lenora Timm.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674023833
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 09/15/2007
Series: Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium , #20
Pages: 370
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Benjamin Bruch received his Ph.D. from the Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University, in 2005. He teaches Celtic languages, literature, culture, and music at Pendarvis State Historic Site in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, and through the Celtic Institute of the Midwest.

Charlene Shipman Eska is Associate Professor of English at Virginia Tech. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University, in 2006.

Hugh Fogarty received his Ph.D. from the Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University, in 2005. He is Editor of the Thesaurus Linguae Hibernicae, a project of University College Dublin.

Kathryn Izzo received her Ph.D. from the Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University, in 2007.

Diana Luft is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, University of Wales. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University, in 2004.

Katharine Olson is Assistant Professor in History at San Jose State University. She received her Ph.D. from the Departments of History and of Celtic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University, in 2008.

Table of Contents

Retoiric and Composition in Geneamuin Chormaic
by Hugh Fogarty

Classical Ethnography and the Celts: Can we Trust the Sources?
by Philip Freeman

Prayers, Prostitutes and Prizefights: the Medieval Irish Cemetery and its Uses
by Susan Fry

Magical Realism and the Mabinogi: an Exercise in Methodology by
Michael Linkletter

Rebuke and Revision in the Early Irish Annals by
Laurence Maney

'To a man for the King'?: The Allegiance of Welsh Catholics during the First Civil War, 1642-46
by Robert Matthews

King and Druid
by Arun Micheelsen

"Words, Words, Words": Language about Language in Ireland and France
by Grace Neville

Ystoria Tri Brenin o Gwlen by Prydwyn Piper

The Jacobite Rising of 1745-46: Highland Motives
by James Stewart

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