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2 edition of Irish stories and tales. found in the catalog.

Irish stories and tales.

Devin A. Garrity

Irish stories and tales.

by Devin A. Garrity

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Pocket Books in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Short stories, English -- Irish authors.,
    • Ireland -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesThe Pocket library, PL 48
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ1.G25 Ir
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 340 p.
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6215720M
      LC Control Number56059153
      OCLC/WorldCa2187303

      Tales and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (3 vols in 1: V1 The Poor Scholar and Other Tales of Irish Life. V2: Tales and Stories of the Irish Peasantry. V3: Redmond Count O'Hanlon, The Irish Rapparee. An Historical Tale) Carleton, William (d. ).   The prescribed text, The Oxford Book of Irish Short Stories, edited by William Trevor, contained early Gaelic folk tales and 39 short stories. We had another mandatory course on literary theory Author: Sinéad Gleeson.

      Irish fairy tales and legends are full of enchantment, brave deeds and lost loves. Told from generation to generation, they are as fascinating now as they were to their original listeners. This wonderfully rich and varied collection are ten of the best-loved traditional Irish stories, retold by author and poet Una Leavy/5(69). Irish Tales. likes. This is children's book series featuring different parts of Ireland. All photos are made by the owner of the page. Please tag the page, if using ers:

      Early Irish Lyric Poetry - Kuno Meyer Sonnets from Ireland - E. Blomquist Colum's Anthology of Irish Verse - BREAC - Digital Journal of Irish Studies Medieval Celtic Manuscripts The Book of Kells Carmina Gadelica CELT Irish Electronic Texts WRITERS Irish Writers Online Ireland Literature Exchange Bibliography of 19th-c. Irish.   The tales collected for Irish Fairy and Folk Tales all are reprinted from nineteenth-century sources, but they date back much further, to a time when they were part of a centuries-old oral tradition of storytelling and had yet to be committed to the printed page. These are stories that passed down through the ages virtually unaltered in their telling.4/4(3).


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Irish fairy tales and legends are full of enchantment, brave deeds and lost loves. Told from generation to generation, they are as fascinating now as they were to their original listeners. This wonderfully rich and varied collection are ten of the best-loved traditional Irish stories, retold by author and poet Una Leavy/5(20).

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