The Gaelic Finn tradition II

Sharon J. Arbuthnot, Síle Ní Mhurchú & Geraldine Parsons, editors

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ISBN: 978-1-84682-795-2
May 2022. 256pp; ills.


PART I. Encounters with acallam texts

The dating of the Acallam
Gregory Toner

Editing Acallam na senórach: a test case based on the mucc shlánga episode
Kevin Murray

Hunting places in the Finn Cycle and their association with borderlands of medieval Gaelic territories
Elizabeth FitzPatrick

The Reeves Agallamh as a lexical resource
Sharon J. Arbuthnot

The poetic contention in Agallamh Oisín agus Phádraig
Síle Ní Mhurchú

PART II. Texts and traditions in the pre-modern period

The narrative unity of ‘Finn and the man in the tree’
Rebecca Shercliff

The Cín Dromma Snechtai-fíanaigecht complex in London, British Library, MS Egerton
Martina Maher

Tecosca Cormaic and fíanaigecht tradition
Maxim Fomin

The death of Diarmaid: Pessinus to Ben Bulben?
John Carey

‘A chloidhimh chléirchín an chluig’ and the concept of the literary cycle in medieval Ireland
Joseph J. Flahive

PART III. Collection and modern adaptation

The fianna and the folklore collectors
Natasha Sumner

John Francis Campbell, William Robertson and the collection of fianaigheachd tales and ballads in nineteenth-century Scotland
Anja Gunderloch

Late Victorian ideas about Ossian and the origins of Celtic Studies in Scotland and Germany
Bernhard Maier

Dùsgadh na féinne: Katherine Whyte Grant’s Scottish Gaelic kinderspiel
Sìm Innes