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Léann an Dúchais: Aistí in Ómós do Ghearóid Ó Crualaoich
Léann an Dúchais: Aistí in Ómós do Ghearóid Ó Crualaoich

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Authors: Stiofán Ó Cadhla and Diarmaid Ó Giolláin
Affiliation: University College Cork and Notre Dame
Publication Year: Hardback in Irish November 2011
Pages: 278
Size: 234 x 156mm

ISBN: 9781859184851


This collection of fourteen essays covers a wide range of material that reflects the current range of enquiry within the traditional discipline of folklore, the range of interaction between it and various other disciplines, and indeed the breadth of Gearóid Ó Crualaoich's own interests. Areas covered include the history and practice of fieldwork / collection, the historical and current interaction between the oral and written traditions in Ireland, the use of oral sources for historiography, the ideologies underlying the establishment of museums in Ireland and internationally, and individual studies of oral and material phenomena, an Ghaeilge agus an idé-eolaíocht pholaitiúil .

A Lament for Séamas Óg Mac Coitir'. Breandán Ó Buachalla (University of Notre Dame, USA)
Right and Wrong: Textuality, Representation and Interpretation in Song'. Lillis Ó Laoire (NUI, Galway)
The People's Prayer – Sacred Songs From West Galway'. Ríonach uí Ógáin (NUI, Dublin)
Hand in Hand: The Irish Folklore Commission and Postclassical Manuscripts in the Irish language'. Mícheál Briody (Helsinki University, Finland)
A Spell of Penmanship: The Diary of Seán Ó Cróinín'. Seán Ó Duinnshléibhe (NUI, Cork)
Histories of Curiosity and Indigenous Learning'. Stiofán Ó Cadhla (NUI, Cork)
National Literature, International Fairs, Global Heritage: Three Chapters in the History of Folklore'. Diarmuid Ó Giolláin (University of Notre Dame, USA)
Boccoughs and Bacaigh: Evidence of Culture in the Irish Language in the Nineteenth Century'. Niall Ó Ciosáin (NUI, Galway)
The Study of Clothes and Clothing: Food for Thought'. Síle de Cléir (Limerick University)
Artefacts, Ministers and Money: The Establishment and Maintenance of the Museum of Irish Country Life in the West of Ireland'. Séamas Mac Philib (National University of Ireland – Country Life)
The Living Archive and the Poetics of Fieldwork: The Cork Northside Folklore Project'. Marie-Annick Desplanques (NUI. Cork)
The Song of the Stream: The Craft of Ethnography in the Contemporary World'. Clíona O'Carroll (NUI, Cork)
Out of the West: The Discourse of Irish and 'Repossession' of Rath Cairn'. Steve Coleman (NUI, Maynooth)
The Recultivation of the Native in Contemporary Prose'. Máirín Nic Eoin (St Patrick's College, Dromcondra)

Stiofán Ó Cadhla Roinn an Bhéaloidis, Folklore, Ethnology, University College Cork and Diarmaid Ó Giolláin, Keough Institute of Irish Studies University, Notre Dame, USA

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