The Kiltartan Poetry Book (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Prose Translations from the Irish

The Kiltartan Poetry Book (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Prose Translations from the Irish

by Lady Gregory
The Kiltartan Poetry Book (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Prose Translations from the Irish

The Kiltartan Poetry Book (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Prose Translations from the Irish

by Lady Gregory

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Overview

In the introduction to this 1919 collection of Irish poems, the author describes her patriotic awakening, and love for her Irish roots. After gathering thirty-seven folk poems from the people of Ireland—a stonecutter, a basket maker, a man on the street, among others—Lady Gregory translated and collected them here.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411460171
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 06/07/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,012,172
File size: 164 KB

About the Author

Lady Gregory (1852-1932), born Isabella Augusta Persse, was an Irish playwright, folklorist, and nationalist.  A key figure in the Irish Literary Revival, she co-founded the Abbey Theater and Irish Literary Theatre with William Butler Yeats and Edward Martyn, and was instrumental in popularizing Irish mythology and folklore through her collections and dramas. 

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