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Irish Love Poems - Jeffares, A Norman (Editor), and Jeffares, Norman (Editor), and Jaffares, Norman (Editor)
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From the moving and erotic lovesongs of anonymous Celts, to the works of Early Christians, and the ballads and love songs passed down by word of mouth through Irish tradition, this anthology gathers together an abundant harvest -- the 18th century 'Lament for Art O'Laoire' by his grieving wife, and Jonathan Swift's lines to Vanessa. Modern poets such as Nobel Prize winners W.B. Yeats and Seamus Heaney are also represented as are the younger generation of emerging Irish poets. A perfect gift on an enduring and universal ...

Irish Love Poems 2010, O'Brien Press, Dublin

ISBN-13: 9780862785147

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