Literature of the Gaelic Landscape: Song, Poem and Tale by John Murray
From the comfort of an armchair and with the help of this new book, the reader can travel to Breadalbane and Argyll from Duncan Ban Macintyre. Skye and Raasay of…
Literature of the Gaelic Landscape synopsis
From the comfort of an armchair and with the help of this new book, the reader can travel to Breadalbane and Argyll from Duncan Ban Macintyre. Skye and Raasay of Sorley Maclean; and Caithness and Sutherland of Neil M.
Gan. Photographs, maps and place names associated with the main passages in the texts will engulf readers in the landscapes that the songs, poems and stories have described and nurtured throughout the ages.
For those who wish to brave weather, insects, enormous droplets, moras and vast spaces, the book can be used as a field guide that takes the same tracks as the author. Experience the touch, tattoo, and features of the song, poem and story.
The writer has immersed himself in expensive literature in his place so readers, with a book in hand, can make the past come alive and estimate the quotations about a place and what happened there. As an adult, Neil M.
John himself as a boy, sitting on a board in the middle of the river cracking hazelnuts with a stone. Through the eyes of Duncan Pan McIntyre see Ben Dobhrain and the Journey of the Deer to the Sacred Spring, from the point of view of Patrick's stone.
On Den Qana sit in the middle of the whirlpool place names at Hallaig in Surrey McLean. Journey around the northern and eastern coasts of Caithness and Sutherland in the wake of White Heather and Seafoam, at Silver Darlings..
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