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The New Oxford Book of Irish Verse

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The Irish poetic tradition is generally not considered as a unity. Verse written in Irish, especially from the early and medieval periods, is felt to be the preserve of linguists and specialists, and Anglo-Irish poetry is usually seen as an adjunct to the English tradition. This new anthology approaches the whole of the Irish tradition and presents a relationship between two major bodies of poetry that reflects a shared and painful history. To this end the editor has newly translated a significant selection of poems from the early centuries through to the present day so as to include - in ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
1986
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Condition
Used, Good
Number of Pages
454
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780192118684
SKU
KRF2232697
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