Description - An Irish Literature Reader by Maureen O'Rourke Murphy
In a volume that has become a standard text in Irish studies, editors Maureen ORourke Murphy and James MacKillop survey thirteen centuries of Irish literature, including old Irish epic and lyric poetry, Irish folksongs and a selection of nineteenth-century prose and poetry. For each author the editors provide a biographical sketch, a brief discussion of how his or her selections relate to a larger body of work, and a selected bibliography. In addition, this revised volume also includes a larger sampling of women writers.
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(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Syracuse University Press
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
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