A Celtic Miscellany: Selected and Translated by Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson: Translations from the Celtic Literatures (Classics)

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Including works from Welsh, Irish and Scottish Gaelic, Cornish, Breton, and Manx, this work offers poetry and prose from the eighth to the nineteenth century, and provides a unique insight into the minds and literature of the Celtic people.

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Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson (1909-1991) began his career as a lecturer in Celtic at Cambridge, before becoming the first chair of the Department of Celtic Language and Literature at Harvard. He undertook war service with the Uncommon Languages section of British censorship and subsequently held professorships at Harvard and Edinburgh.

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