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Celtic languages and literature

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  • Jailtachtby Diarmait Mac Giolla Chriost

    University of Wales Press 2012; US$ 35.00

    THIS BOOK TELLS THE DRAMATIC AND OFTEN SURPRISING STORY OF THE LEARNING OF THE IRISH LANGUAGE BY IRISH REPUBLICAN PRISONERS HELD IN THE INFAMOUS H-BLOCK CELLS DURING THE BLOODY POLITICAL CONFLICT IN NORTHERN IRELAND. more...

  • Colloquial Irishby Thomas Ihde; Maire Ni Neachtain; Roslyn Blyn-LaDrew; John Gillen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.00

    Specially written by experienced teachers, this easy to use and completely up to date course offers you a step-by-step approach to spoken and written Irish with no prior knowledge of the language required. What makes Colloquial Irish your best choice in personal language learning?: emphasis on the language of East Connemara, with a clear pronunciation... more...

  • Colloquial Bretonby Herve Ar Bihan; Ian Press

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    Colloquial Breton is easy to use and completely up-to-date. Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study and class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Breton. No prior knowledge of the language is required. What makes Colloquial Breton your best choice in personal language learning? * Emphasis on... more...

  • The Syntax of the Celtic Languagesby Robert D. Borsley; Ian Roberts

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 71.00

    This 1996 book examines Celtic languages in comparative perspective, with a substantial introduction to the field. more...

  • Celtic Linguistics / Ieithyddiaeth Geltaiddby Martin J. Ball; James Fife; Erich Poppe; Jenny Rowland

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 213.00

    This collection of papers on the Brythonic languages of the Celtic group is divided into four parts: Welsh linguistics, Breton and Cornish linguistics, literary linguistics, and historical linguistics. This has resulted in a book providing a thorough and comprehensive coverage of this branch of Celtic studies prepared by leading scholars in the field.... more...

  • Studies in Brythonic Word Orderby James Fife; Erich Poppe

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 188.00

    While Celtic languages are nominally VSO in basic word order, the languages of the Brythonic branch have exhibited striking synchronic and historical variations from the prototype. This volume comprises the very latest research in word order in Welsh, reton and Cornish from nine of the leading scholars in the field. The studies deal with historical,... more...

  • The Plight of Three Celtic Languages – Welsh, Irish, and Gaelicby Keith Hamnett

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95

    This study examines the current situation of the Celtic languages in Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It demonstrates how, over a significant period of time, they shifted under pressure from the domination of English from monolingualism to bilingualism. more...

  • Fairiesby Janet Bord

    Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99

    Tales of fairies at the bottom of the garden are usually dismissed as fantasy, but many ordinary people claim to have encountered them. Fairy lore has a long history, deeply ingrained in the folk memory of many different peoples and cultures. Janet Bord's fascinating investigation of this unexplored aspect of the supernatural reveals where you might... more...

  • Murmurby Menna Elfyn; Elin ap Hywel; Joseph P. Clancy; Gillian Clarke; Damian Walford Davies

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 13.05

    Menna Elfyn's latest collection in Welsh and English is full of murmurings, such as the need ‘to walk the earth as if there?s a baby sleeping next door?. Murmur is a poetry of meditation, from the reverberations of dead poets to murmurs of the heart which force the poet to dwell on the irregular beat of the poet?s lot. Distant sounds too are heard... more...

  • The Midnight Courtby Brian Merriman; Frank O'Connor; Brian Bourke

    The O'Brien Press 2014; US$ 10.19

    Award-winning edition of this outstanding translation of Brian Merriman's eighteenth-century erotic masterpiece. Translated by Frank O'Connor Illustrations by Brian Bourke. more...