Early Irish Literature

Early Irish Literature An incandescent vision a wildness of imagination sensiblity to sound and colour and form human passion love sorrow and anger Thus Myles Dillon describes the enduring qualities of the literature of

  • Title: Early Irish Literature
  • Author: Myles Dillon
  • ISBN: 9781851821778
  • Page: 176
  • Format: Paperback
  • An incandescent vision, a wildness of imagination, sensiblity to sound and colour and form human passion, love, sorrow and anger Thus Myles Dillon describes the enduring qualities of the literature of early Ireland In Early Irish Literature, he summarizes the historical, mythological and poetic legacy of ancient and medieval Ireland, spanning than a millennium An incandescent vision, a wildness of imagination, sensiblity to sound and colour and form human passion, love, sorrow and anger Thus Myles Dillon describes the enduring qualities of the literature of early Ireland In Early Irish Literature, he summarizes the historical, mythological and poetic legacy of ancient and medieval Ireland, spanning than a millennium, selecting the most important tales and poems of early Ireland and rendering them in a vibrant English translation This book is a valuable introduction to this area for student an general reader alike.

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    About “Myles Dillon

    • Myles Dillon

      Myles Dillon 11 May 1900 18 June 1972 was an Irish historian, philologist and celticist.Myles Dillon was born in Dublin he was one of six children of John Dillon and his wife Elizabeth Mathew James Matthew Dillon, the leader of Fine Gael, was his younger brother.Myles Dillon graduated from University College Dublin, than travelled to Germany and France, where he studied in deep Old Irish and Celtic philology under Joseph Vendryes and Rudolf Thurneysen Dillon taught Sanskrit and comparative philology in Trinity College, Dublin 1928 1930 and University College, Dublin 1930 1937 In 1937 moved to USA, where he taught Irish in the University of Madison his son John M Dillon was born in Madison , in 1946 1947 taught in Chicago On his return to Ireland worked in the School of Celtic Studies in Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies was the director of the School from 1960 till 1968, edited Celtica Volume 11 of Celtica is dedicated to his memory.Myles Dillon is the author of a number of important scholarly books, handbooks and translations from Old Irish Among his most notable works are The Cycles of the Kings 1946 , Early Irish literature 1948 , The Celtic realms 1967, with Nora Kershaw Chadwick M Dillon published a modern translation and commentary of The Book of Rights Old Irish Lebor na cert, 1962 He also translated Dieux et h ros des Celtes by Marie Louise Sjoestedt into English, thus making the book available for a wider scholarly audience The monograph Celts and Aryans, published posthumously by the Indian Institute of Advanced Study reflects Dillon s interest in the traces of the shared heritage in the Indian and Irish cultures deriving from Proto Indo European society based on a period of research Dillon spent in Simla, India edit BibliographyThe Cycles of the Kings OUP, 1946 rep Four Courts Press 1994 Early Irish Literature Chicago, 1948 rep 1969 rep Four Courts Press 1994 Early Irish Society, Dublin 1954 editor Irish Sagas 1959, reps 1968, 1985, 1996 The Book of Rights Dublin, 1962 The Celtic Realms with Nora Chadwick ,1967 Celts and Aryans Simla 1975 edit ReferencesBreathnach D N Murch M 1882 1982 Beathaisn is a ceathair Dublin An Cl chmar, 1995 P 28 30 J Fischer and J Dillon eds , The Correspondence of Myles Dillon, 1922 1925 Irish German Relations and Celtic Studies, Dublin Four Courts Press 1998 Robert Welch, Bruce Stewart, The Oxford companion to Irish literature, Oxford University Press, 1996, p 149.



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    • In 1972 I worked in an office on 23rd Street with a woman who had her degree from Columbia or NYU in Celtic history, and, like a sponge, I devoured as much information as I could from her. My notebooks, bibliography and reading materials were in a small overnight suitcase that mysteriously disappeared at a Rolling Stones concert at Madison Square Garden. I never fully recovered from the loss. I could not believe someone could be so heartless. However I had begun this book and was able to replace [...]




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