Early Irish literature

by Eleanor Knott

Publisher: Routledge & K. Paul in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 205 Downloads: 196
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Subjects:

  • Irish poetry -- History and criticism,
  • Epic literature, Irish

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 194.

Statement[by] Eleanor Knott [and] Gerard Murphy; introduction by James Carney.
ContributionsMurphy, Gerard.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 205 p.
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14484824M
LC Control Number66075512
OCLC/WorldCa5322598

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