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Popular Irish Poetry

Louis Bell

Popular Irish Poetry

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Published by Gill & MacMillan, Ltd. (Ireland) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry texts & anthologies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7836053M
    ISBN 100717122700
    ISBN 109780717122707
    OCLC/WorldCa32738265

    Irish history, it seems clear that Irish culture can and should be per-ceived as part of the broader historical environment: a starkly conXic-tual arena in which pressures borne from drives towards socialism, capitalism, ethnic essentialism, democracy, and despotism mangled and collided. Therefore, this book assumes its poets experienced.


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