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  • The Colour of Magic

    The Colour of Magic
    av Terry Pratchett

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861403240

    Since the publication of this title in 1983, Pratchett's Discworld series now has many best-selling titles in print, every one of which has received rapturous reviews. "The plot is so ridiculous and so much fun that it shouldn't be revealed in a ser…

  • The Light Fantastic

    The Light Fantastic
    av Terry Pratchett

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861402038

    Published in Britain at the end of 1986, this and its "prequel" (The Colour of Magic, above) were among the top five best-selling books on the 1986 Andromeda list. Moreover, Pratchett was Andromeda's best-selling author for the same year. It was als…

  • The First Discworld Novels

    The First Discworld Novels
    av Terry Pratchett

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861404216

    Together in one volume, here are the first two Discworld novels, featuring Rincewind the wizard and his Luggage, Twoflower and innocent tourist and Cohen the Barbarian, the world's oldest and greatest hero. And not to mention Death, who's not so bad…

  • The Prophecies of St. Malachy and St. Columbkille

    The Prophecies of St. Malachy and St. Columbkille
    av Peter Bander

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861404612

    This has been and still is one of the most popular books with which Peter Bander has been associated. It has gone through six editions and over a dozen printings, has been published in the USA and Europe, and since its first publication in 1969, ext…

  • The Poetry of Derek Mahon

    The Poetry of Derek Mahon

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861404254

    This volume of 14 essays offers and account and assesment of Derek Mahon's work. They demonstrate the variety and complexity of Mahon's work, a poetry of the "ironic conscience", sceptical, sophisticated, urbane; a poetry of transit between centres…

  • A Small Nation's Contribution to the World

    A Small Nation's Contribution to the World
    av Donald E. Morse

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861403752

    This collection contains a selection from the papers given at the 1989 conference of the International Association for the study of Anglo-Irish Literature. The selection is broadly representative of the truly international nature of the conference,…

  • Carrickmacross Lace

    Carrickmacross Lace
    av Nellie O'Cleirigh

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851054360

    Carrickmacross lace was originally inspired by some Italian applique' lace which Mrs Grey Porter, wife of the Rector of Donaghmoyne, a small village northeast of Carrickmacross in County Monaghan, brought back from her continental honeymoon in 1816.…

  • Rediscovering Oscar Wilde

    Rediscovering Oscar Wilde
    av Constantin-George Sandulescu

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861403769

    In the same way that students of Shakespeare discuss their "Supreme Quartet" of plays, so Irish Studies has its own quartet of writers, Yeats, Joyce, Beckett and Wilde, whose fame is outstanding and worldwide. The inclusion of Wilde in the quartet m…

  • The Voyage of Saint Brendan

    The Voyage of Saint Brendan

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851055046

    LITERATURE, CRITICISM, MEMOIRS, LETTERS / IRISH

  • Reviews and Essays of Austin Clarke

    Reviews and Essays of Austin Clarke
    av Gregory A. Schirmer

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861403370

    Austin Clarke is widely regarded as one of 20th-century Ireland's most important poets. In this selection of nearly fifty essays and reviews written over Clarke's long career, he demonstrates that he is an astute and provocative literary critic as w…

  • The Insurrection in Dublin

    The Insurrection in Dublin
    av James Stephens

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861403585

    "This hour-by-hour account of the Easter Rising as seen by a non-participant writer and poet is absolutely fascinating. Helps one think straighter about 1916 than all the recent revisionist and anti-revisionist scribblings...a marvelously vivid acco…

  • Me and Nu

    Me and Nu
    av Anne Gregory

    Häftad - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861400102

    Lady Gregory was the cornerstone of the Irish Literary Revival in the first quarter of theA century. At Coole Park in Co. Galway she was host to many literary figures and painters of the time: W. B. Yeats of course, J. M. Synge, Bernard Shaw, Dougla…

  • Mountmellick Work

    Mountmellick Work
    av Jane Houston Almqvist

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851055121

    Mountmellick work is probably the best known style of Irish white embroidery. The richly decorative patterns of thick cotton thread depict natural forms, especially the abundant flora of the area. Although the practice has declined, the old paper pa…

  • Tales of the West of Ireland

    Tales of the West of Ireland
    av James Berry

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851055022

    Berry, who lived his entire life in the West of Ireland, collected these tales from the people of Mayo and Galway. Mainly handed down by word of mouth, they tell of poor communities in a bleak and beautiful countryside where secret societies, man-hu…

  • Early Irish Writings 1882-1893

    Early Irish Writings 1882-1893

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861404957

    Lady Gregory's first writings on Ireland, with the text of a pamphlet by Sir William Gregory, introduced and edited by James Pethica

  • Irish Crochet Lace

    Irish Crochet Lace
    av Eithne D'Arcy

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851055145

    Of all forms of crochet lace, the form known as "Irish Crochet" is probably the best known. The Irish tradition for producing this work dates back to the 16th century when it was known as "nuns' work" from the fact that the technique and style was d…

  • The Holy Wells of Ireland

    The Holy Wells of Ireland
    av Patrick Logan

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861400461

    Holy wells have been a feature of the religion of the Irish people for longer than records have existed, and while pilgrimages to them are not as common as in the last centuries, many wells are still visited, particularly on the Saints' or 'Pattern'…

  • Poetry in Contemporary Irish Literature

    Poetry in Contemporary Irish Literature
    av Michael Kenneally

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861403103

    This is the second of four collections of essays published under the general title Studies in Contemporary Irish Literature which are devoted to critical analysis of Irish writing since the 1950s. Essays in this collection establish some of the defi…

  • Cuchulain of Muirthemne

    Cuchulain of Muirthemne
    av Lady Gregory

    Pocket - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780900675850

    A re-telling of the Irish saga. When first published, Gregory's version affected not only Yeats, but every important writer of the period. George Russell (AE) wrote: "I never expect to read a more beautiful book...Your story of Deirdre is extraordina

  • The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries

    The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries
    av W. Y. Evans-Wentz

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780901072511

    First published in 1911, The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries has become a classic on the subject, even though it is less well-known that his Tibetan Book of the Dead, Tibetan Yoga and Secret Doctrines, and The Tibetan Book of the Great Liberation, f…

  • My Life and Music.

    My Life and Music.
    av Artur Schnabel

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861402762

    Widely regarded as one of the 20th century's finest pianists, Artur Schnabel (1882-1951) was especially renowned as an interpreter of Beethoven. In the words of his friend Edward Crankshaw, his performance of the Diabelli Variations in his last year…

  • Strangers To That Land

    Strangers To That Land
    av Andrew Hadfield

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861403509

    Strangers to that Land is a critical anthology of English, Scottish and Welsh colonists' and travelers' accounts of Ireland and the Irish from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries, from the Reformation to the Famine. The anthology consists excl…

  • A Drama in Muslin

    A Drama in Muslin
    av George Moore

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861400560

    A reprint of the first edition written in the 1880s, this is generally considered to be the best version of one of Moore's greatest books. Set in Ireland in the 1880s against a backdrop of Land League troubles in Co. Mayo, and in Dublin, where the s…

  • Selected Plays of George Shiels

    Selected Plays of George Shiels
    av George Shiels

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861401529

    Irish drama selections. Contains "The Retriever", "Professor Tim", "The New Gossoon", "The Passing Day", "The Rugged Path", "The Summit", and a biographical checklist.

  • A Man May Fish

    A Man May Fish
    av T.C.Kingsmill Moore

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861404513

    First published in 1960, this work covers a lifetime of fishing in Ireland for trout, sea trout (white trout) and salmon. Although it is often reminiscent, every incident aims to teach something of value. For this second edition the author revised t…

  • Pictures at the Abbey

    Pictures at the Abbey
    av Micheal O'hAodha

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851054186

    Ever since the Abbey Theatre opened in 1940 the collection of portraits on the walls of its foyer has steadily grown. In the beginning, as Yeats wrote, these were all by "an Irish artist," actually his father, the painter J.B. Yeats, but the collect…

  • The Celtic Connection

    The Celtic Connection
    av Glanville Price

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861402489

    The Celtic nations of Britanny, Cornwall, Ireland, the Isle of Man, Scotland and Wales, are well known for their literature, mythology, poetry and song. This volume is a study of the linguistic and literary achievements of those nations and provides…

  • Middle Kingdom

    Middle Kingdom
    av Diarmuid A. McManus

    Häftad - 1974 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780900675829

    "[Among the books I read at the Beaconsfield Public Library] I remember being impressed by Dermot MacManus' The Middle Kingdom, which had a great effect on me, and is probably one of the most influential books I've ever read", Terry Pratchett (in hi…