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Ancient Irish Poetry [Kindle Edition]

Various , Kuno Meyer
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


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Text: English (translation)

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  • File Size: 160 KB
  • Print Length: 1 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004UJKJ0I
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Poems June 5, 2014
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I love the Irish poetry. I really enjoyed this book. I would recommend this to anyone who likes to read poetry.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Illuminating and enjoyable March 1, 2014
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The translator doesn't try to render the poetry using English poetic conventions, which so often ruins poetry in translation. It's close to prose, but retains a rhythmic and evocative flow. Then selections give insight into ancient Irish thought and customs, as well as Ireland's natural beauty.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Irish Poetry February 10, 2014
By Norma
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I haven't read much of this as it to me is a "pick up" book, but it is very interesting.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Longer prose but still ok, not great December 9, 2013
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Interesting collection but not the best of what is available to put into a book. I'm sure the ancient Irish had more poetry that was more along the lines of what we are familiar with today. It's not terrible, just more prose than poetry.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Not very interesting August 25, 2013
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As a student, I was hoping to find something interesting to read in my free time. I love poetry, and since this was free it seemed great. But it wasn't all that engaging, to be honest. It's not really a collection I'd recommended.
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