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Sacred Histories : A Festschrift for Maire Herbert (Hardcover)

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'Sacred histories' is a collection of essays that focuses on the historical subtext of narrative (in Latin and Irish) from medieval Ireland. Contributions engage with this topic across numerous genres such as hagiography, apocrypha, 'historical tales', and the literary portrayal of women; such sustained interrogation results in numerous fresh insights and new perspectives. The contributors to this volume are among the foremost experts in their disciplines.
Number of Pages: 423
Genre: Literary Criticism, History
Sub-Genre: Medieval
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Language: English
Street Date: November 6, 2015
TCIN: 50375273
UPC: 9781846825644
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-4831

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