IRISH STUDIES: EARLY IRISH

IRISH STUDIES: EARLY IRISH III. IR ISH ST U DI E S E A R LY IR ISH By Kevin Murray , Department of Early and Medieval Irish, University College, Cork . Gen er a l K. Glaeske, ‘The children of Adam and Eve in medieval Irish literature’, Ériu, 56:–, shows that in their f leshing out of biblical writing, medieval Irish authors preserved and created ‘unusual traditions concerning the children of Adam and Eve’. L. Breatnach, ‘Satire, praise and the early Irish poet’, ib., 63–84, examines the role of satire and praise in the work of the poet ( fili) in medieval Ireland and concludes that ‘the composition of praise-poetry was indeed an important function of the fili’. T. O. Clancy, ‘Adomnán and the abbacy of Clonmacnois: historical needs, literary narratives’, The Innes Review, 57:206–5, investigates a short item preserved in ‘The Monastery of Tallaght’ concerning Adomnán’s intercession in a contest over the abbacy of Clonmacnois and shows how this narrative ref lects ‘the continuing involvement of Iona’s abbots in the affairs of central Ireland, and the affairs of monasteries canonically outside their remit’. Meidhbhín Ní Úrdail, Éigse: A Journal of Irish Studies. Index to Volumes I-XXV, [Dublin], National University of Ireland, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Year's Work in Modern Language Studies Brill

IRISH STUDIES: EARLY IRISH

The Year's Work in Modern Language Studies, Volume 68 (1): 5 – Dec 27, 2008

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III. IR ISH ST U DI E S E A R LY IR ISH By Kevin Murray , Department of Early and Medieval Irish, University College, Cork . Gen er a l K. Glaeske, ‘The children of Adam and Eve in medieval Irish literature’, Ériu, 56:–, shows that in their f leshing out of biblical writing, medieval Irish authors preserved and created ‘unusual traditions concerning the children of Adam and Eve’. L. Breatnach, ‘Satire, praise and the early Irish poet’, ib., 63–84, examines the role of satire and praise in the work of the poet ( fili) in medieval Ireland and concludes that ‘the composition of praise-poetry was indeed an important function of the fili’. T. O. Clancy, ‘Adomnán and the abbacy of Clonmacnois: historical needs, literary narratives’, The Innes Review, 57:206–5, investigates a short item preserved in ‘The Monastery of Tallaght’ concerning Adomnán’s intercession in a contest over the abbacy of Clonmacnois and shows how this narrative ref lects ‘the continuing involvement of Iona’s abbots in the affairs of central Ireland, and the affairs of monasteries canonically outside their remit’. Meidhbhín Ní Úrdail, Éigse: A Journal of Irish Studies. Index to Volumes I-XXV, [Dublin], National University of Ireland,

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