Timeless wisdom : what Irish proverbs tell us about ourselves (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Timeless wisdom : what Irish proverbs tell us about ourselves

Timeless wisdom : what Irish proverbs tell us about ourselves

Author: Aidan Moran; Michael O'Connell
Publisher: Dublin Univ. College Dublin Pr. 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Provides an exploration of the psychology of Irish proverbs. This book examines Irish wisdom about food, drink, weather, money, markets, land, health, happiness, love, marriage and death. It is  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aidan Moran; Michael O'Connell
ISBN: 190455881X 9781904558811
OCLC Number: 255640979
Description: xiv, 194 Seiten Illustrationen 22 cm
Contents: Foreword by Tina Hickey; Psychology and the study of proverbs; Proverbs and Irish Society; Food and Drink; Weather lore: signs and proverbs; Money markets and land; Between two worlds: Irish proverbs about health, happiness and death; Love and marriage; poking fun and drawing comparisons: Triad proverbs; References; Index.
Responsibility: Aidan Moran, Michael O'Connell


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"the authors conduct a thorough study of a selection of these old sayings ... a valuable collection of ancient Irish proverbs for anyone who is interested in them or the language." Books Ireland Read more...

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