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Harmon, An Irish Studies Handbook for Anglo-Irish Literature and its backgrounds…

Harmon, An Irish Studies Handbook for Anglo-Irish Literature and its backgrounds

Harmon, Maurice. An Irish Studies Handbook for Anglo-Irish Literature and its backgrounds. A Select Bibliography. First Edition. Dublin, Wolfhound Press, 1977. 21cm x 14.5cm. 187 pages. Original softcover (paperback. Excellent condition with only minor signs of wear.

This handbook is the essential starting point for any study bearing on Anglo-Irish literature. Multi-disciplinary in concept and content, it is an important contribution to scholarship and the methods of scholarship, and a practical handbook for the student, teacher, librarian, researcher and serious reader.

It consists of three main divisions, each directing the reader to the key reference works in its area. Parts I and II deal with the Background sources. Dr. Harmon provides an invaluable guide to the most important reference works for Irish History, Biography, Topography, Archaeology, Folk Culture and Anthropology, The Arts, Language, Gaelic Literature and Mythology, and Irish Literature itself, covering poetry, fiction and drama, as well as bibliographies of individual authors, and a listing of Irish literary periodicals.

The book includes literary maps, brief introductions, notes on the sources and a chronology of literary and historic events. The running heads on each page provide the controls necessary for the reader to locate sources within each section.

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Harmon- An Irish Studies Handbook for Anglo-Irish Literature and its backgrounds
Harmon- An Irish Studies Handbook for Anglo-Irish Literature and its backgrounds