The Pleasures of Gaelic Poetry

By: Reamoinn, Sean Mac (editor)

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8vo - 21.5 x 13 cm.; 272 pp. Introduced by broadcaster and champion of the Gaelic language, Reamoinn, this book contains a series of articles and poems of the Gaelic poetry of Ireland and Scotland. Contents: Seamus Heaney, "The God in the Tree"; David Greene, "The Bardic Mind"; Eilean Ni Chuilleanain, "Love and Friendship"; Michael Hartnett, "Wrestlying with O Bruadair"; John Jordan, "Aogan O Rathaille"; Benedict Kiely, "A Sense of Place"; Cosslett O Cuinn, "Merriman's Court"; Sean O Tuama, "Sean O Riodain"; Michael O hUanachain, "Mairtin O Direain"; John Montague, "A Northern Vision"; Thomas Kinsella, "Another Country". Then an Appendix of poetry including early nature poems, classical Bardic poetry, love poems, poems about places, and poems by Daibhi O Bruadair, Aogan O Rathaille, Sean O Riordain, Mairtin O Direain, Somhairle Mac Gill-Eain. All the poems are in Gaelic with English translations. A clean, tight volume. Dust jacket has a bit of minor general wear.

Title: The Pleasures of Gaelic Poetry

Author Name: Reamoinn, Sean Mac (editor)

Categories: Poetry,

Publisher: London, UK, Allen Lane.: 1982

ISBN Number: 0713912847

ISBN Number 13: 9780713912845

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 25967

Keywords: Poetry; Ireland; Scotland; Gaelic;