Author: O’Tuama Seán with verse translations by Thomas Kinsella
An Duanaire 1600-1900. Poems of the Dispossessed

An Duanaire 1600-1900. Poems of the Dispossessed

£13.99
ISBN: 978-0-85105-364-6
21.6 x 13.8 cm.  

with 38 illustrations.

The primary purpose of this anthology is to demonstrate the nature and quality of the Irish poetic tradition during the troubled centuries from the collapse of the Gaelic order to the emergence of English as the dominant vernacular of the Irish people. The English translations, all new, have aimed at a close fidelity to the content of the originals while suggesting something of the poetic quality and the basic rhythms of the original Irish poems More info →