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Criticism, interpretation, etc
|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Dominguez, Diana V.
Historical residues in the Old Irish legends of Queen Medb.
Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Diana V Dominguez
|Description:||1 online resource (iii, 303 pages)|
|Contents:||"Ah indeed! That is Medb of Cruachan": critical and literary tradition --
"We need not doubt that there were many like her in real life": Medb as realistic reflection of her culture --
"I was noblest and worthiest": Medb as political ruler --
"Mighty are the deeds of Medb": Medb as military commander --
"It is she who lives on in legend": implications and further research.
|Responsibility:||Diana Dominguez ; with a preface by James Whitlark.|
"Dominguez presents a thoroughly-researched, cogently-argued, and compellingly-supported analysis that will no doubt create a stir in medieval women's studies and Old Irish scholarship circles." -
- Epic literature, Irish -- History and criticism.
- Ulster cycle.
- Tales -- Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland) -- History and criticism.
- Women and literature -- Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland)
- LITERARY CRITICISM -- General.
- Epic literature, Irish.
- Women and literature.
- Ireland -- Ulster.