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Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium, 16/17: 1996 and 1997

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ISBN 9781891271083

Publication Date: 11/30/2006

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  • Volume 16
    • The Beagle’s Cry: Dogs in the Finn Ballads and Tales [Kate Chadbourne]
    • In fer fiamach firglic: Ulysses in Medieval Irish Literature [Barbara Hillers]
    • Pagan Imagery in the Early Lives of Brigit: A Transformation from Goddess to Saint? [Lisa Lawrence]
    • An Irish Motif on a Group of Early Irish High Crosses? [Kevin Lynch]
    • “…of all sights that pierced his heart”: Reflexive Language and the Great Irish Famine [Eileen Moore Quinn]
    • Healing Objects in Welsh Folk Medicine [Becka Roolf]
    • War and Peace in the Hebrides: The Origin and Settlement of the Linn nan Creach [James A. Stewart, Jr.]
    • The Further Crimes of Lady Charlotte Guest [Donna R. White]
  • Volume 17
    • The Vocabulary of Liberty: Irish Nationalism and Feminist Ideology [Rebecca Bennette]
    • Rough Music and Folkloric Elements in the Whiteboy Movements [Kate Chadbourne]
    • A Stunning Blow on the Head: Literacy and the Anxiety of Memory in the Legend of Cenn Faelad’s Brain of Forgetting [David Georgi]
    • The Similes in the Book of Leinster Tain Bo Cuailnge [William F.X. Glennon]
    • The Island Gaidhealtachd: The Scottish Gaelic Community of Prince Edward Island [Michael D. Linkletter]
    • “That is what Scathach did not teach me”: Aided Oenfir Aife and an episode from the Mahabharata [Anna M. Ranero]
    • Grendel’s Mother, Icelandic Gryla, and Irish Nechta Scene: Eviscerating Fear [William Sayers]

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