Heroic Poets and Poetic Heroes in Celtic Tradition - 9781851828494

Un libro in lingua di Nagy Joseph Falaky (EDT) Jones Leslie Ellen (EDT) Ford Patrick K. (EDT) edito da Intl Specialized Book Service Inc, 2005

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Celtic scholars honor their venerable colleague with 29 essays. Among their topics are heroic dogs and men in the Finn ballads and tales, the death of Dafydd ap Gwilym, Sibyl in Medieval Wales, Elis Gruffydd's meditations of idolatry, medieval heroics without heroes or epics, poetry and pillowtalk, Líadain and Cuirithir and the role of the woman-poet, person-switching in Celtic panegyric, instruction riddles in Welsh law, convergences and tensions among metaphors and metonyms for the heroic society in early Welsh poetry, James Joyce's aural aesthetics, the Old Irish word for fleshfork, and Aogán Ó Rathaille's shoes and the mock-warrant. Quotations in Irish and Welsh are followed by English translations. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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