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Titel: Gods and Fighting Men - The Story of the ...
Verlag: England, Colin Smythe Ltd
13.5cm x 21.5cm 370 pages. Original Softcover. Good condition with some clear signs of external wear to the covers. Interior very good. Includes Preface by W. B. Yeats and the following chapters: The Coming of the Gael The Ever-Living Ones The Fate of the Children of Lir Finn, Son of Cumhal The Battle of White Strand Oisin's Children Diarmuid and Grania The End of the Fianna Oisin and Patrick. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 71214AB
Inhaltsangabe: Lady Gregory tells about Ireland's gods and her fighting men from the old Irish sagas.
Über den Autor: Isabella Augusta, Lady Gregory (15 March 1852¿22 May 1932), née Isabella Augusta Persse, was an Irish dramatist and folklorist. With William Butler Yeats and others, she co-founded the Irish Literary Theatre and the Abbey Theatre, and wrote numerous short works for both companies. Lady Gregory produced a number of books of retellings of stories taken from Irish mythology. Born into a class that identified closely with British rule, her conversion to cultural nationalism, as evidenced by her writings, was emblematic of many of the changes to occur in Ireland during her lifetime. Lady Gregory is mainly remembered for her work behind Irish Literary Revival. Her home at Coole Park, County Galway served as an important meeting place for leading Revival figures, and her early work as a member of the board of the Abbey was at least as important for the theatre's development as her creative writings. Her motto was taken from Aristotle: "To think like a wise man, but to express oneself like the common people."
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