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Canan & Cultar / Language and Culture: Rannsachadh Na Gaidhlig 3

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Book News Annotation:

From a July 2004 conference in Edinburgh, scholars of Celtic languages and literatures present 16 papers, five in Gaelic, on the language, literature, and cultural impact of Scots Gaelic over the centuries. Among their topics are kingship in classical Gaelic panegyric for Scottish chiefs, the emergence of Sorly MacLean's poem An Cuilthionn, dialect variation in Gaelic relative clauses, and new evidence about Gaelic in Canada from an old census. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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This volume is a collection of proceedings from the third Rannsachadh na Gidhlig conference held in Edinburgh in July 2004. The book includes papers on Scottish Gaelic history, language, literature, and culture from early Christian times to the present. In addition to Scotland, there is material relating to Ireland, Scandinavia, England, and Canada. Where papers are written in Gaelic, a detailed synopsis in English is included.

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ISBN:
9781903765609
Publisher:
Dunedin Academic Press
Subject:
History
Editor:
Gunderloch, Anja
Editor:
McLeod, Wilson
Editor:
Fraser, James
Author:
McLeod, Wilson
Subject:
Language and culture
Subject:
Celtic Languages
Subject:
Sociolinguistics
Subject:
Foreign Languages-British and Celtic
Publication Date:
20060731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
294

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"Synopsis" by , This volume is a collection of proceedings from the third Rannsachadh na Gidhlig conference held in Edinburgh in July 2004. The book includes papers on Scottish Gaelic history, language, literature, and culture from early Christian times to the present. In addition to Scotland, there is material relating to Ireland, Scandinavia, England, and Canada. Where papers are written in Gaelic, a detailed synopsis in English is included.
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