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The Resource An introduction to early Irish literature, Muireann Ní Bhrolcháin

An introduction to early Irish literature, Muireann Ní Bhrolcháin

Label
An introduction to early Irish literature
Title
An introduction to early Irish literature
Statement of responsibility
Muireann Ní Bhrolcháin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A discussion of the rich written heritage of the Old and Middle Irish period, 600-1200. Chapters deal with such topics as druids, monks, poets, the beginnings of writing manuscripts, saga cycles, and stories about kings, kingship and sovereignty goddesses
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
891.6209001
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PB1321
LC item number
.N5 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
An introduction to early Irish literature, Muireann Ní Bhrolcháin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-190) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The background -- Stories and storytelling -- Druids, poets, and bards -- The arrival of Christianity -- Branches of literature -- Oral tradition and written literature -- Ogam, writing, and manuscripts -- An example of the language about 1000 -- The mythological cycle -- Addendum : theory -- The heroic cycle -- Discussion of the Táin -- The Fenian cycle -- The cycles of the kings -- The otherworld -- The location and nature of the otherworld -- Otherworld visits and the heroic biography -- The voyages and Brendan voyage -- The vision tales -- Kings, goddesses, and sovereignty -- Goddesses of sovereignty -- The manifestations of the sovereignty goddess -- Madness in early Irish literature -- The hero and heroic biography -- Conception and birth -- Account of youth and upbringing -- Invulnerability -- A fight with a dragon or a monster -- The hero acquires a wife -- The hero visits the otherworld -- Exile and return -- Death of the hero -- Poets and poetry -- The status of the poet -- Prosimetrum -- Poets and poetry -- Early Irish lyrics
Control code
318410036
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 210 pages, 16 pages of plates
Isbn
9781846821776
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009504561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)318410036
Label
An introduction to early Irish literature, Muireann Ní Bhrolcháin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-190) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The background -- Stories and storytelling -- Druids, poets, and bards -- The arrival of Christianity -- Branches of literature -- Oral tradition and written literature -- Ogam, writing, and manuscripts -- An example of the language about 1000 -- The mythological cycle -- Addendum : theory -- The heroic cycle -- Discussion of the Táin -- The Fenian cycle -- The cycles of the kings -- The otherworld -- The location and nature of the otherworld -- Otherworld visits and the heroic biography -- The voyages and Brendan voyage -- The vision tales -- Kings, goddesses, and sovereignty -- Goddesses of sovereignty -- The manifestations of the sovereignty goddess -- Madness in early Irish literature -- The hero and heroic biography -- Conception and birth -- Account of youth and upbringing -- Invulnerability -- A fight with a dragon or a monster -- The hero acquires a wife -- The hero visits the otherworld -- Exile and return -- Death of the hero -- Poets and poetry -- The status of the poet -- Prosimetrum -- Poets and poetry -- Early Irish lyrics
Control code
318410036
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 210 pages, 16 pages of plates
Isbn
9781846821776
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009504561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)318410036

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