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Irish literature and its influence.

Sidney Arnold

Irish literature and its influence.

by Sidney Arnold

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Published by Candlelight Press in [South Chingford, Essex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irish literature -- History and criticism

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    A lecture delivered extempore by Sidney Arnold, editor of The Arts and Philosophy, on September 20th, 1953, at the Irish Club, London.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p.
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16924352M

    IRISH LITERATURE.—It is uncertain at what period and in what manner the Irish discovered the use of letters. It may have been through direct commerce with Gaul, but it is more probable, as MacNeill has shown in his study of Irish oghams, that it was from the Romanized Britons that they first learned the art of . Markey and O’Connor considers Irish folkore and its influence in modern Irish literature, while Sykes looks at Celtic origins in Britain and Ireland in terms of modern genetics. Brown, Terence, ed. Celticism. Amsterdam: Rodopi, E-mail Citation».

    THE IRISH CULTURE BOOKS are resource books of activities and discussions for anyone with an interest in exploring Irish culture. The books are particularly useful for learners of English as a Second Language (ESL). They can be used as part of a language course or by students as self-access books. The books are full of interesting and thought-provoking. IRISH LITERATURE. Ireland is rich in its heritage of legendary stories that reach back to its ancient past more than 2, years ago. It is rich, too, in the realism and vitality of contemporary Irish writing that bridges the political divisions of the country.

    Its scope is so deep and wide that even a lifetime may not be enough to really ‘study’ literature. Literature is Important For the breadth of knowledge is gives, the moral values it carries, and the enjoyment it provides, literature is important. Apart from its visions, there is a section of Irish Gaelic literature known as that of imrama or voyages. The earliest romance of the kind is the voyage of Maeldun, to Joyce’s translation of which, in his Old Celtic Romances, the writer of this chapter called Tennyson’s attention. Hence the appearance of Tennyson’s well-known poem.


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