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Flower, Robin 1881-1946

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Works: 139 works in 486 publications in 6 languages and 3,922 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Biography  Poetry  Catalogs  Genealogy  Love poetry  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Transcriber
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The Irish tradition by Robin Flower( Book )

53 editions published between 1937 and 2001 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1947, these celebrated lectures and introductions to the medieval and modern Gaelic-speaking culture, which was drawing to a close when Flower first came to Ireland in 1910, form a primary source for generations of scholars and readers, Celticists and medievalists. This edition is accompanied by Professor Delargy's In Memoriam and an updated bibliography of Flower's works. 'The Irish Tradition will perpetuate Robin Flower's memory among all educated Irishmen. It is the one book on Irish literature which can be recommended without reserve to everyone who wishes for a true
The Parker chronicle and laws : (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, MS. 173) : a facsimile by Early English Text Society( Book )

40 editions published between 1941 and 1973 in 4 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The islandman by Tomás Ó Crohan( Book )

39 editions published between 1934 and 1995 in English and German and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tomas O'Crohan's sole purpose in writing The Islandman was, he wrote, "to set down the character of the people about me so that some record of us might live after us, for the like of us will never be seen again." This is an absorbing narrative of a now-vanished way of life, written by one who had known no other
Love's bitter-sweet: translations from the Irish poets of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries by Robin Flower( Book )

16 editions published between 1925 and 1971 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Western island, or the Great Blasket by Robin Flower( Book )

47 editions published between 1944 and 2000 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Western Island tells the history of the Great Blasket, of the frugality and adversities of life on the island, its folktales (including stories of ghosts and fairies), and also recounts the dramatic day in the Great Blasket's history when the flying galleons of the Spanish Aramada were destroyed on its coast
Poems and translations by Robin Flower( Book )

13 editions published between 1931 and 2012 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1931, Robin Flower's enchanting lyric poetry combines with his translations from the old, medieval and modern periods of Irish literature. '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 of those scribes whose glosses it has been his delight to refurbish.'- Spectator 'To my mind, on
Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the British Museum by British Museum( Book )

9 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Exeter book of Old English poetry( Book )

14 editions published in 1933 in English and English, Old and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caithréim Thoirdhealbhaigh by John Macrory Magrath( Book )

3 editions published in 1929 in Irish and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dánta grádha : cnósach de sna dánta grá is fearr san Ghaelge (A.D. 1350-1750) by Thomas Francis O'Rahilly( Book )

18 editions published between 1926 and 2000 in Irish and English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chapters on the Exeter book by R. W Chambers( Book )

11 editions published between 1933 and 1980 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seanchas ón Oileán Tiar by Tomás Ó Crohan( Book )

8 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in Irish and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ireland and medieval Europe by Robin Flower( Book )

8 editions published between 1927 and 1930 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eire, and other poems by Robin Flower( Book )

3 editions published between 1910 and 2010 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hymenaea, and other poems by Robin Flower( Book )

3 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laurence Nowell and the discovery of England in Tudor times by Robin Flower( Book )

9 editions published between 1935 and 1937 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the British Library (formerly British Museum) by British Library( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the British Museum by British Museum( Book )

6 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Byron and Ossian" by Robin Flower( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dánta grádha; an anthology of Irish love poetry of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries by Thomas Francis O'Rahilly( Book )

4 editions published in 1916 in Irish and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gleaned among the by-ways of the Irish ms collection in Trinity-college, the Royal Irish academy, and elsewhere "--Preface
 
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The Parker chronicle and laws : (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, MS. 173) : a facsimile
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The Parker chronicle and laws : (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, MS. 173) : a facsimileThe islandmanThe Western island, or the Great BlasketPoems and translationsCeltic studies in Europe and other essays
Alternative Names
Flower, Robin Ernest William

Flower, Robin Ernest William 1881-1946

Robin Flower British writer and scholar

Робин Флауэр

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