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Standish O'Grady's Cuculain : a critical edition

Author: Standish O'Grady; Gregory Castle; Patrick Bixby
Publisher: Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2016. ©2016
Series: Irish studies (Syracuse, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Between 1878 and 1881, Standish O'Grady published a three-volume History of Ireland. At the heart of this history was the figure of Cuculain, the great mythic hero who would inspire a generation of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations into English
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Grady, Standish, 1846-1928.
Standish O'Grady's Cuculain.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2016040849
Named Person: Standish O'Grady; Standish O'Grady
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Standish O'Grady; Gregory Castle; Patrick Bixby
ISBN: 9780815634911 0815634919 9780815634775 0815634773
OCLC Number: 950448966
Language Note: Translated from the Irish.
Notes: Includes the Cuchulain stories from Standish's History of Ireland along with recent critical commentaries.
Description: xv, 298 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
"Wild and improbable narratives": Standish O'Grady's History of Ireland / Gregory Castle --
Part one. From Standish O'Grady's History of Ireland. History of Ireland: Introductions History of Ulster, Tempore Cuculain --
Cuculain and the Red Branch --
Cuculain, Son of Sualtam --
Boyhood of Cuculain --
Cuculain Is Knighted --
The Donn Cooalney --
Only a Name --
The Crown Taw --
The Affliction of Cuculain --
Cuculain and Emer --
The Contest for the Championship --
Lu Lam-fada Mac Æthleen --
Conculain --
In the City of Ath-a-Cliah --
The Last Hosting against Cuculain --
Flight to Emain Macha --
Cuculain Hears the Singing of Mac Manar --
The End --
Part two. Essays. Fleshing dry bones: O'Grady's sensory revivalism / Renée Fox --
Lost (and found) in translation: the masculinity of O'Grady's Cuculain / Joseph Valente --
Honor, individuality, and nationhood in O'Grady's Cuculain narrative / Michael McAteer --
Cuc(h)ulain in bronze: the afterlife of a republican icon / Patrick Bixby.
Series Title: Irish studies (Syracuse, N.Y.)
Other Titles: History of Ireland.
Cuculain
Responsibility: edited by Gregory Castle and Patrick Bixby.

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