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The midnight court =

Brian Merriman

The midnight court =

Cúirt an mheán oíche

by Brian Merriman

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Published by Dolmen Press, distributed by Oxford University Press in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irish poetry -- Translations into English -- 18th century.,
  • English poetry -- Translations from Irish Gaelic.

  • Edition Notes

    Errata slip inserted.

    Statementby Brian Merriman ; newly translated into English by David Marcus ; with cuts by Michael Biggs.
    ContributionsMarcus, David, 1924-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. :
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21635793M
    ISBN 100851051057

      This tension in translation is the major focus of The Midnight Court: Eleven Versions of Merriman. According to Máirín Ní Dhonnchadha***, "***Schirmer's book is of great value in keeping Merriman and his translators in view, and in recalling the reader to Brand: The Lilliput Press. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review User Review - nebula21 - LibraryThing. The Midnight Court is a very amusing and entertaining poem. This translation is brilliant and I think everyone would appreciate Merriman's wit. The subject matter is 4/5(1).

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