The Hidden World of Poetry

Unravelling Celtic Mythology in Contemporary Irish Poetry

Adam Wyeth

A unique book that unravels the many rich and varied ancient Celtic legends which run through contemporary Irish poetry.
Date Published :
April 2014
Publisher :
Salmon Poetry
Language:
English
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Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781908836564
Pages : 148
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$14.95

Overview
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In this critical study, Adam Wyeth unravels the many rich and varied ancient Celtic legends which run through contemporary Irish poetry. Each chapter begins with a poem by one of Ireland's leading poets, followed by sharp, shrewd analysis of its making and references. As well as poetry's inner workings, the reader will discover a wealth of Celtic culture - their gods, heroes, and folklore - and its continuing role in Ireland's identity today. "Recommended for Celtophiles as well as poetry and mythology enthusiasts." --Library Journal.

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