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Robin Flower - Poems and Translations - 9781874675327 - KEX0305195
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Poems and Translations

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Description for Poems and Translations Paperback. First published in 1931, it includes Flower's own work as well as translations of medieval Irish poetry. Num Pages: 176 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AF; DCF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 151 x 216 x 14. Weight in Grams: 234. Early Ireland Celtic Studies and Irish Archaeology
First published in 1931, Robin Flower’s enchanting lyric poetry combines with his translations from the old, medieval and modern periods of Irish literature.

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The Lilliput Press Ltd
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Dublin, Ireland
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About Robin Flower
ROBIN FLOWER was Deputy-Keeper of Manuscripts in the British Museum from 1929 to 1944 and a lifelong visitor to the Blasket Islands in Kerry. His books include the Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in the British Museum (Vol.II, 1926), The Western Island (1944), The Irish Tradition (1994) and a translation of The Islandman (1934) by Tomás O Criomhthain.

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Mr Flower’s poetry has loveliness and spontaneity. Though, as his sonnets prove, he can respond to the spell of rich lines and moulded thought, his whole bent is lyrical and individual. Beauty and love are almost all his song – they have the spring-like clearness of the Irish poets whom he translates.’ – Glasgow Herald ‘He is of the company ... Read more

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