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Deirdre (Legendary character)

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Works: 56 works in 105 publications in 2 languages and 6,378 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Folklore  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Legends  Music  Manuscripts  Sources  Miscellanea 
Classifications: PR5530, 822.912
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Most widely held works about Deirdre (Legendary character)
    Deirdre of the sorrows by J. M Synge( file )
    10 editions published between 1910 and 2011 in English and held by 1,824 libraries worldwide
    First performed in 1910, Deirdre of the Sorrows is based on Irish mythology. It was unfinished at time of the author's death and completed by the poet William Butler Yeats and Synge's fianc e, the actress Molly Allgood. Deirdre, a beautiful young woman, is desired by a powerful but older king, Conchubor, whose pursuit of her leads to tragedy
    Complete plays by J. M Synge( Book )
    1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 915 libraries worldwide
    Presents the complete texts of all six plays by Irish author J.M. Synge, written in the early twentieth century, including "The Playboy of the Western World," and "The Tinker's Wedding."
    Deirdre by James Stephens( Book )
    8 editions published between 1923 and 1970 in English and held by 839 libraries worldwide
    The swan maiden by Jules Watson( Book )
    6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
    Celtic historical author Watson takes on the story of Deirdre--the Irish Helen of Troy--in a tale that is at once lushly romantic, magical, and tragic, in this first of a linked pair of novels
    Deirdre by Madeleine A Polland( Book )
    3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
    Retelling of the Celtic legend of Deirdre
    Women in Celtic myth : tales of extraordinary women from the ancient Celtic tradition by Moyra Caldecott( Book )
    2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
    Deirdre : a celtic legend by David Guard( Book )
    4 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
    According to this ancient legend, at her birth, a wise Druid foretold that Dierdre's beauty would tear Ulster apart
    Three Anglo-Irish plays by Rudolf Stamm( Book )
    1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
    Deirdre : manuscript materials by W. B Yeats( Book )
    3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
    The sorrows by Randy Lee Eickhoff( Book )
    2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
    Tells the stories of three brothers who must pay for murdering an enemy; an evil stepmother who turns her husband's four children into swans; and a king who tries to force a princess to marry him
    Deirdre, a legend in three acts by George William Russell( Book )
    2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
    The first book of Irish myths and legends by Eoin Neeson( Book )
    3 editions published between 1960 and 1982 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
    The complete plays of John M. Synge by J. M Synge( Book )
    3 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
    Presents the complete texts of all six plays by Irish author J.M. Synge, written in the early twentieth century, including "The Playboy of the Western World," and "The Tinker's Wedding."
    Legends of Ireland by Charles Marie GARNIER( Book )
    1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
    Eighteen traditional Irish tales including "The Children of Lir," "Deirdre and the Sons of Usna," and "Ossian in the Land of Eternal Youth."
    A cry from heaven by Vincent Woods( Book )
    2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
    Oidheadh chloinne hUisneach = The violent death of the children of Uisneach by Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith( Book )
    3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
    Deirdre of the sorrows by Kath Lock( Book )
    4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
    Deirdire, drama in four acts in Gaelic and English by Gordon Bottomley( Book )
    2 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
    Deirdre of the sorrows by Patrick Cassidy( Sound Recording )
    2 editions published in 1998 in Irish and held by 30 libraries worldwide
    The harper's daughter by Alan Michael Buck( Book )
    1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
 
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