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Merriman, Brian 1749-1805

Overview
Works: 9 works in 33 publications in 3 languages and 72 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, wat
Classifications: PR6058.E2, 821.914
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Publications about Brian Merriman
Publications by Brian Merriman
Publications by Brian Merriman, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Brian Merriman
The midnight court, and other poems by Brian Merriman( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A bawdy and boisterous poem of Ireland, translated by one of its most distinguished literary sons As a teacher and translator of Irish verse, Frank O'Connor brought to the world's attention many fine poems from his native land, few as enduring--and none as controversial--as Brian Merriman's The Midnight Court. An eighteenth-century masterpiece widely recognized as the greatest comic poem in Irish literature, The Midnight Court is a hilarious and insightful take on the battle of the sexes. In the court of a fairy queen, the men and women of Ireland air their grievances with one another. The competing lists of complaints are as long as they are uproarious, and when the queen rules in favor of the women, all young Irish bachelors are doomed to a terrible fate: marriage. The Midnight Court has now taken its rightful place in the Irish literary canon, but when O'Connor's English translation was first published in 1945, the Irish government banned it as obscene. In a delicious irony that might have been lifted from one of O'Connor's short stories, the Gaelic original met with no censure. Here, as it first appeared, is Frank O'Connor's faithful, funny, and eloquent translation of one of the most important works in Irish literature
The midnight verdict by Seamus Heaney( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
"Each of the translations in this book can be read for its own sake or as part of a triptych. By setting excerpts of Brian Merriman's Cuirt an Mhean Oiche within the acoustic of a classical myth (the story of Orpheus and Eurydice), Seamus Heaney provides a new and illuminating context for the eighteenth century Irish poem. For this paperback reissue, the poet has made some revisions in the text of the original Gallery Press edition."--Jacket
The man who talked babytalk by Brian Merriman( Book )
4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Le tribunal de minuit by Brian Merriman( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Première publication intégrale en France de ce texte écrit en 1780 et célèbre en Irlande
The midnight court and the adventures of a luckless fellow by Brian Merriman( Book )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The midnight court : eleven versions of Merriman by Gregory A Schirmer( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Cuirt an mheadhoin oidche : transcript by Art Maguire by Brian Merriman( Archival Material )
in Irish and held by 1 library worldwide
Cuirt an mheadhoin oidche : Irish text with English translation by Denis Woulfe by Brian Merriman( Archival Material )
in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Cúirt an Mheadhóin Oidhche: by Brian Merriman( Book )
1 edition published in 1893 in Irish and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
Alternative Names
Brian Mac Giolla Meidhre
Brian Merriman
Brian Merriman Irish poet
Giolla Meidhre Brian Mac 1747?-1805
Giolla Meidhre, Brian Mac,‏ ca. 1747-1805‏
Mac Giolla Meidhre Brian 1747?-1805
Mac Giolla Meidhre, Brian ca. 1747-1805
MacGiolla Meidhre Brian 1747?-1805
MacGiolla Meidhre, Brian ca. 1747-1805
Meidhre Brian Mac Giolla 1747?-1805
Merriman, Brian 1757-1808?
Merryman, Brian 1747?-1805
Merryman, Brian,‏ ca. 1747-1805
Merryman Bryan 1747?-1805
Merryman, Bryan,‏ ca. 1747-1805
Брайан Мерриман
ブライアン・メリマン
Languages
English (11)
Irish (2)
French (1)
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