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Ancient Irish Poetry, Paperback / softback Book

Ancient Irish Poetry Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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'...his 1911 translations of the poetry into English are still minor masterpieces..' - Bernard O'Donoghue, The Times Literary Supplement'..literal translations first published in 1913 when they opened many eyes to the variety and richness of Irish vernacular literature.' - P.J.

Kavanagh, The Spectator'By showing that Ireland had an ancient civilization Meyer affected people's sense of their identity.

A timely reissuing of an old classic.' - Ronan Sheehan, The Irish Press'Meyer's book is now over eighty years old, yet probably his translations are still the best of their kind.' - Brian Fallon, The Irish Times

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