Mere Irish & fíor-ghael

studies in the idea of Irish nationality, its development, and literary expression prior to the nineteenth century by Joseph Th Leerssen

Publisher: John Benjamins Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, Philadelphia

Written in English
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Places:

  • Ireland

Subjects:

  • National characteristics, Irish,
  • Ireland in literature,
  • Irish poetry -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- Irish influences,
  • Civilization, Celtic, in literature,
  • Irish in literature,
  • Nationalism -- Ireland -- History,
  • Ireland -- Civilization,
  • Ireland -- Intellectual life

Edition Notes

StatementJoseph Th. Leerssen.
SeriesUtrecht publications in general and comparative literature,, v. 22
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA925 .L44 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 535 p. ;
Number of Pages535
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2713964M
ISBN 109027221987
LC Control Number86006879

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