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Standish O’Grady’s Cuculain
A Critical Edition

Standish O’Grady
Edited by Gregory Castle and Patrick Bixby

Hardcover $65.00L    |    978-0-8156-3491-1    |    2016

Paper $29.95s    |    978-0-8156-3477-5    |    2016

ebook 978-0-8156-5389-9

A concise, abridged version of the story of Cuculain, the central figure in Standish O’Grady’s History of Ireland, along with an introduction, glossary, and critical essays, demonstrating its significance for the continued reimagining of Ireland’s past, present, and future.

"Standish O’Grady’s Cuculain provides source material and critical analyses for greater understanding about the borderland where history meets literature."—Reading Ireland

"An immensely useful and long-needed critical resource which combines an edition of Standish O’Grady’s influential writings on the heroic figure of Cuculain with an excellent scholarly apparatus."—Margaret Kelleher, chair of Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama, University College Dublin

"This [edition] makes available one of the seminal sources of the Irish Literary Revival. Its value is greatly enhanced by a number of essays which relate O’Grady’s treatment of Cuculain to the scholarly and antiquarian sources on which O’Grady drew."—Patrick Maume, researcher for the Royal Irish Academy’s Dictionary of Irish Biography

"O’Grady’s work opens discussion into English literature, historiography, and political writing at large, which makes this volume provocative and useful for multiple audiences."—Nicholas Allen, professor of English, University of Georgia

  Standish OGradys Cuculain

  Gregory Castle is professor of English at Arizona State University. He is the author of numerous books, including Modernism and the Celtic Revival. Patrick Bixby is associate professor and director of graduate studies at Arizona State University. He is the author of Samuel Beckett and the Postcolonial Novel.

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6 x 9, 312 pages, 3 illustrations, glossary, notes

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