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Irish Verse: An Anthology (Dover Thrift Editions)

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In this comprehensive new collection, readers will discover works by more than 60 Irish poets spanning three centuries of literary history. Included are a rich selection of the best-known poems of well-known writers, including "Stella's Birthday" by Jonathan Swift; Oliver Goldsmith's "Stanzas on Woman"; Richard Brinsley Sheridan's "Let the Toast Pass"; "The Harp that Once Through Tara's Halls" by Thomas Moore; William Allingham's "The Fairies"; "Requiescat, " by Oscar Wilde; "To the Oaks of Glencree" by J. M. Synge; Yeats's "To the Rose upon the Rood of Time, " and "The Song of Wandering Aengus"; "Strings in the Earth and Air" by James Joyce; and many others. The anthology also includes a lavish sampling of memorable works by lesser-known poets: "Little Mary Cassidy" by Francis A. Fahy, "Lament for Thomas Davies" by Samuel Ferguson, and more, including the anonymous "Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ye, " "My Love Is Like the Sun, " and "The Wearin' o' the Green."

Synopsis:

Works by more than 60 Irish poets, from 18th century to modern times, include "Stella's Birthday" by Swift; Goldsmith's "Stanzas on Woman"; "The Harp that Once Through Tara's Halls" by Moore; Yeats's "To the Rose upon the Rood of Time"; "Strings in the Earth and Air" by Joyce; plus verses by lesser-known poets.

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486419145
Editor:
Blaisdell, Bob
Author:
Blaisdell, Robert
Editor:
Blaisdell, Bob
Author:
Blaisdell, Bob
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Ireland
Subject:
Europe - Ireland
Subject:
Irish poetry
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
no. 361
Publication Date:
20011231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.27 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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Works by more than 60 Irish poets, from 18th century to modern times, include "Stella's Birthday" by Swift; Goldsmith's "Stanzas on Woman"; "The Harp that Once Through Tara's Halls" by Moore; Yeats's "To the Rose upon the Rood of Time"; "Strings in the Earth and Air" by Joyce; plus verses by lesser-known poets.

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