Includes epigrams, traditional verses and Old Irish songs, with 250 new English translations by the greatest poets currently working, including Seamus Heaney and Ciaran Carson. Reflecting everything from Ireland's rich history of writing about the land, to its untypical prominence of women in and writing its poetry, and the abundance of oppositions that have preoccupied its verse through the ages.
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Book Description . Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Bookseller Inventory # TT01467769B
Book Description Penguin Classics, London, 2010. Book Condition: VG : in very good condition. First Edition. 240mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). lxxxviii, 1032pp. With dust jacket Illustrated hardback laminated board cover. Bookseller Inventory # e9060
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd., London, 2010. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. xxxviii + 1032pp, indexes. Pictorial boards, green silk page marker, light ageing and wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Includes new translations by Seamus Heaney, Maurice Riordan, Michael Longley and Kathleen Jamie. Very heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 020640