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An essay on Irish bulls

Author: Maria Edgeworth; Jane Desmarais; Marilyn Butler
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2006.
Series: Classics of Irish history.
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First published in 1802, this work talks about the talent and wit of the Irish lower classes. It offers an informal philosophic dialogue on the nature of Bulls (logical absurdities) and jokes and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Humor
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Edgeworth, Maria, 1767-1849.
Essay on Irish bulls.
Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607688877
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Edgeworth; Jane Desmarais; Marilyn Butler
ISBN: 9781904558750 1904558755
OCLC Number: 71348067
Notes: Originally published: London : J. Johnson, 1802.
Description: 152 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Introduction / by Jane Desmarais --
Introduction --
Originality of Irish bulls examined --
Irish newspapers --
The criminal law of bulls and blunders --
Little Dominick --
The bliss of ignorance --
'Thoughts that breathe and words that burn' --
Practical bulls --
The Dublin shoeblack --
The Hibernian mendicant --
Irish wit and eloquence --
The brogue --
Bath coach conversation --
Bath coach conversation --
The Irish incognito.
Series Title: Classics of Irish history.
Responsibility: Maria Edgeworth ; with an introduction by Jane Desmarais ; edited by Jane Desmarais and Marilyn Butler.

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