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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
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Street Date: November 6, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-4831