Synopses & Reviews
Robust and funny, sorrowful and heroic, this collection of 125 lively tales tells the story of Ireland. Spanning the centuries from the first wars of the ancient Irish kings through the Celtic Renaissance of Yeats to our own time, they are set in cities, villages, fields and forestsfrom the wild Gaelic western coast to the modern streets of Dublin and Belfast.
About the Author
Henry Glassie is a professor of folklore and American civilization at the University of Pennsylvania.
Table of Contents
The old story -- Faith -- Wit -- Mystery -- History -- Fireside tales.