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Through the spirit of birds : the enduring power of Irish myth as explored in 'The Children of Lir'

Author: Alexandra Slater
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Corcoran College of Art + Design 2014.
Dissertation: Thesis (M.A. Art & the Book) Corcoran College of Art + Design (Washington, D.C.) 2014.
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : English
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This paper will explore the theme of swan-human transformation in Irish myth by examining re-tellings of the well loved legend, `The Children of Lir.' It will parallel the endurance of myth by means of reinvention and conclude that the power of storytelling has enabled Irish myth to retain its cultural reference.
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Genre/Form: Text, Image
Material Type: Thesis/dissertation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Slater
OCLC Number: 880308124
Language Note: English
Notes: Faculty advisor: Kerry McAleer-Keeler.
Responsibility: Alexandra Slater.

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This paper will explore the theme of swan-human transformation in Irish myth by examining re-tellings of the well loved legend, `The Children of Lir.' It will parallel the endurance of myth by means of reinvention and conclude that the power of storytelling has enabled Irish myth to retain its cultural reference.

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