A completely revised new edition of Douglas Hyde’s classic collection of the poems and songs of Raftery, known to generations of Irish-schoolgoers from the poem ‘Mise Raifteirí an File’. Originally published in 1933, based on work by Hyde from 1903.
The book is full of background anecdotes and ideas, written in Hyde’s accessible, entertaining style.
A best-seller in its day, this new volume is an attractive gift book for lovers of poetry and the Irish language.
Includes an introductory essay that puts Hyde’s work in context.
Eagrán athchoraithe , an chéad sa gcló Rómhanach. Féachann Nollaig ó Muraíle le saothar taighde an Chraoibhín Aoibhinn a chur i láthair nua léitheoirí.