Atlantic currents : essays on lore, literature and language : essays in honour of Séamas Ó Catháin on the occasion of his 70th birthday, 31.12.2012 = Sruthanna an Aigéin Thiar (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Atlantic currents : essays on lore, literature and language : essays in honour of Séamas Ó Catháin on the occasion of his 70th birthday, 31.12.2012 = Sruthanna an Aigéin Thiar
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Atlantic currents : essays on lore, literature and language : essays in honour of Séamas Ó Catháin on the occasion of his 70th birthday, 31.12.2012 = Sruthanna an Aigéin Thiar

Author: Séamas Ó Catháin; Bo Almqvist; et al
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Irish
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Professor O Cathain is widely known for his contribution to Irish and international folkloristics and the many ways in which he has promoted Irish language and culture. In this festschrift, the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Séamas Ó Catháin; Bo Almqvist; et al
ISBN: 9781906359690 1906359695
OCLC Number: 900352478
Language Note: English and Irish
Notes: (YBP)8276137
Description: xix, 485 s. : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: 'The Greatest and Bravest Small Nation on this Earth': Séamus Ó Duilearga's Faroese contacts and their aftermath / Bo Almqvist --
Carl Wilhelm von Sydows brev från Irland till sonen Bertil sommaren 1920 / Nil-Arvid Bringéus --
Between repudiation and empathy: Eilert Sundt, John Theodor Storaker and the collection of folk tradition in nine-century Norway / Arne Bugge Amundsen --
A small sum of mammon: Ceannacht Bhailiúchán scéalta Mhichíl uí Thiománaí / Ríonach uí Ógáin --
Asenath Nicholson and famine folklore tradition in Rossport, County Mayo / Maurenn Murphy --
Visual documentation of Irish folk tradition: Simon Coleman RHA in County Donegal, 3-19 December 1949 / Patricia Lysaght --
dá Exempla á Ceap Breatainn / Iain Seathach --
The witch's bridle: a Swedish migratory legend in a comparative perspective / Bengt af Klintberg --
'The Cat Was as Big as a Good-sized Little Calf' : a Lacken storyteller and some otherworld beings / Bairbre Ní Fhloinn James Cullinan and some items of South Tipperary seanchas / Kenneth E. Nilsen --
'I Was at Home Alone': memorates and the authority of tradition / Ülo Valk --
Irish kings, pirates and hermits on the Faroe Islands / Etdun Andreassen --
Historical time and 'The Swad Chapel Song' / Henry Gaski --
Léiriú Bróin ar Bhas Leanaí: Fianaise Bhéaloideas na hÉireann / Pádraig Ó Héalaí --
Skotrarar, skudlers, colloughs and strawboys: wedding guising traditions in Norway, Shetland and Ireland, past and present / Terry Gunnell --
The heavy burden: Gríndabod to Mykines / Jóan Pauli Joensen --
'Minifundismo' and Rundale: similar systems with similar origins? / Patrick Ó'Flanagan --
Early Irish narrative verse / Gearóid Mac Eoin --
Duibheagáin an Uafáis i dtraisisiún na Gaeilge: úath, uaimh agus ifreann / Séamus Mac Mathúna --
Na cailleachan móra / Iain MacAonghuis --
Caoilte in Iceland: Gaelic folklore in Egils saga Skallagrímssonar / Michael Chesnutt --
Badhbhscéal: Krákumál / Rory McTurk Sí / Anders Ahlqvist --
Seadhna, Seadna, Séadnam Shiàna agus litriú na nua-Ghaeilge / Liam Mac Mathúna --
Tranglam Cultúrtha na h Athbheochana: an Iriseoireacht agus an claonadh liteartha / Regina Úi Chollatáin --
Liosta focal borgstrom agus canúintí an oileáin sgitheanaigh i bhfinaise SGDS / Seosamh Watson --
Cornish names for native fruit / Nicholas Williams --
Séamus Ó Catháin's printed works / Patricia Moloney --
Index --
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Responsibility: ed. by Bo almqvist ... [et al.]

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'This is a beautiful book, a fitting gift for the highly respected scholar who for years has led the academic world of Irish Folklore studies.' Colm O Baoill Irish and Scottish Studies, 2014

 
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