Transmission, metre and language: some observations on the poetry of Giolla Brighde Mac Con Midhe

Hoyne, Mícheál (2019) Transmission, metre and language: some observations on the poetry of Giolla Brighde Mac Con Midhe. In: Giolla Brighde Mac Con Midhe: the poet and his craft. Irish Texts Society, pp. 24-70.

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Abstract

This chapter seeks to establish the true corpus of extant poems by the famous thirteenth-century poet Giolla Brighde Mac Con Midhe; addresses some textual issues in the published edition; and studies linguistic and metrical variation in Mac Con Midhe's work as a contribution to understanding his superb artistry.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Classical Modern Irish, Bardic poetry, middle quantity, sléagar, dúnadh, breacadh, hiatus, metrics, relative clauses
Divisions: School of Celtic Studies
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2019 16:21
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2019 16:21
URI: http://dair.dias.ie/id/eprint/1073

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