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The Romance of Cearbhall and Fearbhlaidh

Chapter Title

The Romance of Cearbhall and Fearbhlaidh

Department

Department of Literature and Modern Languages

Files

Document Type

Book

Description

Probably composed during the mid-15th century, this describes the love and tragic death of the poet Cearbhall O Dalaigh of Corcomroe in County Clare and Fearbhlaidh, the daughter of Seamus, king of Scotland. Although much is fictional, derived from early Irish myth and legend, some of the characters are based on historical figures. The first translation to appear in English, this includes both the prose and poetry found in the manuscript.

ISBN

978-0851054094

Publication Date

12-31-1985

Publisher

Dolmen Press

City

Dublin, Ireland

Keywords

Cearbhall O Dalaigh, Irish fiction, Irish literature, romance

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | English Language and Literature

First Page

1

Last Page

80

ORCID ID

0000-0002-4966-1251

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