Oral and Print Cultures in Ireland, 1600-1900

Edited by: Marc Caball, Andrew Carpenter

In charting previously unexplored patterns of communicative practice, these essays by leading experts examine the interchange between written and verbal cultures in Ireland from the 17th century to the beginning of the 19th century. Contents include: Gaelic Texts and English Script * Print and Oral Tradition in Charlotte Brooke's "Reliques of Irish Poetry" (1789) * Print, Penmen, and Public in Gaelic Ireland, 1700-1850 * The Case of Geoffrey Keating's "Foras Feasa ar Eirinn" * 'James Cleland His Book': The Library of a Small Farming Family in Early 19th-Century County Down * The Geography of 19th Century Irish Song Books * Orality, Authenticity, and the 1641 Depositions * Reading and Orality in 18th-Century Ulster Poetry.

144 pages

Publication Date: 8/20/2010
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781846821950