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Titel: Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrases & Fable...
Verlag: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson
18,5 x 24 cm. XIII, 867 pages. Original Hardcover in original dustjacket. Very good condition with minor signs of external wear. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 3015BB
Inhaltsangabe: In the tradition of Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable comes the most complete single-volume reference guide to the folklore, language and culture of Ireland. Authors Jo O'Donoghue and Sean McMahon cover an impressive range of subjects in over 5000 entries, with special attention paid to the unique legends, superstitions and fables of the Emerald Isle. Other topics addressed include contemporary Irish culture, the origins of Irish words and sayings, and Irish literature throughout the ages. At once scholarly and whimsical, this is a truly indispensable trove of fact and fancy for any lover of Irish culture.
Über den Autor: Jo O'Donoghoe lives in Dublin. She is the publisher at the Mercier Press/Marino Books in that city. Sean McMahon lives in Derry. He is the author of A Short History of Ireland and short biographies of, amongst others, Wolfe Tone, Daniel O'Connell and Charles Stewart Parnell, His many editorial credits include A Book of Irish Quotations, The Mercier Companion to Irish Literature, and, most recently, the highly praised Derry Anthology (Blackstaff Press).
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