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Author: Brian Friel
Publisher: London ; Boston : Faber & Faber, 1981.
Series: Faber paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The action takes place in late August 1833 at a hedge-school in the townland of Baile Beag, an Irish-speaking community in County Donegal. In a nearby field camps a recently arrived detachment of the Royal Engineers, making the first Ordnance Survey. For the purposes of cartography, the local Gaelic place names have to be recorded and rendered into English. In examining the effects of this operation on the lives of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Friel, Brian.
Translations.
1989.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Friel
ISBN: 0571117422 9780571117420
OCLC Number: 9281219
Description: 70 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Faber paperbacks.
Responsibility: Brian Friel.
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The action takes place in late August 1833 at a hedge-school in the townland of Baile Beag, an Irish-speaking community in County Donegal.  Read more...

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