Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 May 2013

392 Pages | halftones; figures

6.1 x 9.2 inches

ISBN: 9780199666133

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The Destruction of Da Derga's Hostel

Kingship and Narrative Artistry in a Mediaeval Irish Saga

Ralph O'Connor

  • Sets the little-known world of Irish saga literature within a wider comparative literary context
  • Draws on both literary-critical and historical methods of analysis
  • Contains diagrams explaining how the story works
  • Written in a lively, accessible style
  • Contains a glossary of essential jargon and foreign-language terms