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Repossessions : selected essays on the Irish literary heritage

Author: Seán Ó Tuama
Publisher: Cork, Ireland : Cork University Press, 1995.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Ó Tuama, Seán.
Repossessions.
Cork, Ireland : Cork University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)647166953
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seán Ó Tuama
ISBN: 1859180442 9781859180440 1859180450 9781859180457
Language Note: Some passages in Irish Gaelic.
OCLC Number: 34375038
Description: xvi, 294 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: Modern poetry in Irish. Background --
Séan Ó Ríordín, modern poet --
"The loving and terrible mother" in the early poetry of Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill. Seventeenth and eighteenth-century poetry. Background --
Brian Merriman and his Court --
The lament for Art O'Leary --
The world of Aogán Ó Rathaille --
Gaelic culture in crisis: the literary response (1600-1850) --
Love in Irish folksong. Early modern Irish poetry (1200-1600). Background --
Love in the medieval Irish literary lyric. Occasional. Some highlights of modern fiction in Irish --
A writer's testament --
Synge and the idea of a national literature --
Daniel Corkery, cultural philosopher, literary critic: a memoir --
Celebration of place in Irish writing --
Three lyrics I like.
Responsibility: Seán Ó Tuama.
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