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Essay on Irish Bulls.

Author: Maria Edgeworth; Jane Desmarais
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : University College Dublin P., 2006.
Series: Classics of Irish History S.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1802, this work talks about the talent and wit of the Irish lower classes. It offers an informal philosophic dialogue on the nature of Bulls (logical absurdities) and jokes and jests in general.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Edgeworth; Jane Desmarais
ISBN: 1904558755 9781904558750
ISSN:1393-6883
OCLC Number: 1107204135
Target Audience: General (US: Trade) Tertiary Education (US: College).
Description: 160 pages ; 12 x 18.5 cm.
Contents: Introduction by Jane Desmarais; I Originality of Irish Bulls Examined; II Irish Newspapers; III The Criminal Law of Bulls and Blunders; IV Little Dominick; V The Bliss of Ignorance; VI 'Thoughts that Breathe and Words that Burn'; VII Practical Bulls; VIII The Dublin Shoeblack; IX The Hibernian Mendicant; X Irish Wit and Eloquence; XI The Brogue; XII Bath Coach Conversation; XIII Bath Coach Conversation; XIV The Irish Incognito; Conclusion; Notes.
Series Title: Classics of Irish History S.

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