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Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium, 20/21: 2000 and 2001

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ISBN 9780674023833

Publication Date: 09/15/2007


  • Preface [Benjamin Bruch, Charlene Shipman Eska, Hugh Fogarty, Kathryn Izzo, Diana Luft, and Katharine Olson]
  • Harvard Celtic Colloquium 20
    • Retoiric and Composition in Geneamuin Chormaic [Hugh Fogarty]
    • Classical Ethnography and Celts: Can We Trust the Sources? [Philip Freeman]
    • Prayers, Prizefights and Prostitution: The Medieval Irish Cemetery and Its Many Uses [Susan Leigh Fry]
    • Magical Realism and the Mabinogi: An Exercise in Methodology [Michael Linkletter]
    • Rebuke and Revision in the Early Irish Annals: The Death-Notices of Muirchertach mac Ercae [†534] [Laurence Maney]
    • “To a man for the King”: The Allegiance of Welsh Catholics during the First Civil War, 1642–46 [Robert Matthews]
    • King and Druid [Arun Micheelsen]
    • “Words, words, words”: Language about Language in France and Ireland [Grace Neville]
    • Ystoria Tri Brenin o Gwlen [Prydwyn Piper]
    • Highland Motives in the Jacobite Rising of 1745–46: “Forcing Out,” Traditional Documentation and Gaelic Poetry [James A. Stewart, Jr.]
    • Abstracts of unpublished papers for volume 20
  • Harvard Celtic Colloquium 21
    • Gendering the Vita Prima: An Examination of St. Brigid’s Role as “Mary of the Gael” [Diane Peters Auslander]
    • Apollonius of Rhodes’ Argonautica: A Mythology of Greek Expansion in Celtic Lands [Timothy P. Bridgman]
    • The Wealth of the Medieval Welsh Gentry: The Case of Gwilym ap Gruffydd of Penrhyn [A. D. Carr]
    • Celtic Languages in the 1910 U.S. Census [Jonathan Dembling]
    • Digging Deeper: Adventures in Medieval Irish Burial and the Case for Interdisciplinary Scholarship [Susan Leigh Fry]
    • Laoiseach Mac an Bhaird and the Politics of Close Reading [Sarah E. McKibben]
    • Prescient Birds and Prospective Kings: Further Comments on Irish Elements in the Eddic Poem Rígsþula [Amy Eichhorn Mulligan]
    • The Descent of the Gods: Creation, Cosmogony, and Divine Order in Lebor Gabála [Sharon Paice Macleod]
    • Babel Is Come Again: Linguistic Colonisation and the Bardic Response in Early Modern Ireland [Patricia Palmer]
    • “In Defiance of the Gospel and by Authority of the Devil”: Criticism of Welsh Marriage Law by the English Ecclesiastical Establishment and Its Socio-Political Context [Laura Radiker]
    • The Way We Were: Twentieth Century Brittany through the Eyes of Breton Language Memorialists [Lenora Timm]
    • Abstracts of unpublished papers for volume 21

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