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Early Irish Lyrics: 8th-12th Century

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Synopsis:

'Irish poetry is unique in the Middle Ages in freshness of spirit and perfection of form.' So writes Gerard Murphy in the introduction to this classic anthology. The first of the anthology's two sections contains thirty-three poems of monastic inspiration, including well-known works such as the poem of the Scholar and his cat Pangur ban; the second section is devoted to secular works, and features twenty-five poems containing lyrics mainly spoken by characters in the prose sagas. Reprint (3rd Printing)

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ISBN:
9781851821983
Author:
Gerald Murphy
Publisher:
Four Courts Press
Introduction by:
Cathasaigh, Tomas O.
Introduction:
Cathasaigh, Tomas O.
Author:
Murphy, Gerard
Location:
Dublin
Subject:
Ireland
Subject:
Irish poetry
Subject:
Irish language
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Number:
1st pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Pbk
Publication Date:
19990731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
338

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"Synopsis" by , 'Irish poetry is unique in the Middle Ages in freshness of spirit and perfection of form.' So writes Gerard Murphy in the introduction to this classic anthology. The first of the anthology's two sections contains thirty-three poems of monastic inspiration, including well-known works such as the poem of the Scholar and his cat Pangur ban; the second section is devoted to secular works, and features twenty-five poems containing lyrics mainly spoken by characters in the prose sagas. Reprint (3rd Printing)
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