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Cànan & Cultar (Language and Culture): Rannsachadh Na Gaidhlig 4

Gillian Munro, Cox, Richard A. V.

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Format:
Paperback
ISBN:
9781903765869
Published:
12 Aug 2010
Publisher:
Dunedin Academic Press
Dimensions:
218 pages - 234 x 156 x 17mm
This collection of essays - with six papers in English and seven papers in Gaelic - by some of the foremost scholars of Gaelic and Celtic studies, includes essays on aspects of Gaelic literature, language, material culture, oral tradition, and history. The essays are based on papers and conversations held during the fourth Rannachadh na Gaidhlig conference, which took place at Sabhal Mor Ostaig, Isle of Skye, in 2006.
Contributors. Abbreviations. Ro-ràdh (Introduction) (Gillian Rothach, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig). Buidheachas (acknowledgements). 1: Faclan-iasaid às an Lochlannais ann an Gàidhlig na h-Albann, (Richard A.V. Cox, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig); 2: Caochlaideachd Leicseachail agus ‘Snowflakes’ sa Ghàidhlig (Roibeard Ó Maolalaigh, University of Glasgow); 3: Ar sliocht Gaodhal ó Ghort Gréag: An dàn ‘Flodden’ ann an Leabhar Deadhan Lios-mòir (Màrtainn MacGriogair, University of Glasgow); 4: Daltachas, Fineachan agus Alba anns an t-Siathamh agus san t-Seachdamh Linn Deug (Aonghas MacCoinnich, University of Glasgow); 5: Displacing Clearance? A 19th-century Gaelic essay on slavery (Sheila Kidd, University of Glasgow); 6: Leantanas agus Leasachadh ann an Leòdhas: Sgeulachd an Taigh-Tughaidh tron Naoidheamh Linn Deug agus an Fhicheadamh Linn (Catrìona NicAoidh, University of Liverpool); 7: Plenary Extract: The Supernatural in Gaelic Tradition (John MacInnes, previously University of Edinburgh); 8: Clan Donald Bards and Scholars (William Gillies, Harvard University); 9: A Fond Farewell to Last Night’s Literary Criticism: Reading Niall Mór MacMhuirich (Thomas Owen Clancy, University of Glasgow); 10: ‘Where shall wisdom be found?’ Somhairle MacGill-Eain’s answer to Job (Máire Ní Annracháin, University College Dublin); 11: Cainnt agus Balbhachd ann am Bàrdachd Chrìsdein Whyte (Niall O’Gallagher, University of Glasgow); 12: And what is wrong with theory? Postcolonial theory and contemporary Scottish Gaelic poetry (Corinna Krause, formerly University of Edinburgh); 13: Dè an Sgeul a Tha agad – Luachadh Eadar-amail air Sgeama Foillseachaidh Ùr-Sgeul (Mark Wringe, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig). Bibliography. Other Papers Presented.
Gillian Rothach is Deputy Director of Studies at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the national centre for Gaelic language and culture, which is a constituent partner of UHI Millennium Institute. Richard Cox is a Senior Lecturer in Gaelic Language and Culture at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig.
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