The Gaelic Finn Tradition

Sharon J. Arbuthnot & Geraldine Parsons, editors

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ISBN: 978-1-84682-277-3
January 2012. 246pp; colour ills.

Stories of Finn Mac Cumaill and his fían (warband) constitute the most enduringly popular branch of Gaelic literature. These thirteen essays, the first English-language collection on the subject to be published in over twenty years, offer new insights into diverse aspects of the tradition.

For a full list of the contents, please see the 'Contents' button at right.

Contributors: Sharon J. Arbuthnot (QUB), Caoimhín Breatnach (UCD), Ann Dooley (U Toronto), Anja Gunderloch (U Edinburgh), Kaarina Hollo (U Sheffield), Julia S. Kühns (ind.), Mícheál Mac Craith OFM (Saint Isidore's, Rome), Kim McCone (SPCM), Kevin Murray (UCC), Joseph Falaky Nagy (UCLA), Síle Ní Mhurchú (NUIG), Ruairí Ó hUiginn (NUIM), Geraldine Parsons (U Glasgow).

Sharon J. Arbuthnot is an assistant editor, eDIL, School of Languages, Literature and Performing Arts, Queen's University Belfast. Geraldine Parsons is a lecturer in Celtic, University of Glasgow.