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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Maria Edgeworth; Marilyn Butler; Jane Desmarais
|Notes:||"First published 1802 ... hardback published by Pickering & Chatto Ltd. 1999"--T.p.v.
|Description:||152 S. ; 19 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction by Jane Desmarais; I Originality of Irish Bulls Examined; II Irish Newspapers; III The Criminal Law of Bulls and Blunders; IV Little Dominick; V The Bliss of Ignorance; VI 'Thoughts that Breathe and Words that Burn'; VII Practical Bulls; VIII The Dublin Shoeblack; IX The Hibernian Mendicant; X Irish Wit and Eloquence; XI The Brogue; XII Bath Coach Conversation; XIII Bath Coach Conversation; XIV The Irish Incognito; Conclusion; Notes.|
|Series Title:||Classics of Irish history.|
|Responsibility:||Maria Edgeworth ; with an introd. by Jane Desmarais edited by Jane Desmarais and Marilyn Butler.|
"University College Dublin Press has now published over thirty 'Classics of Irish History'. These contemporary accounts by well known personalities of historical events and attitudes have an