Literature Ireland

The Story of the Irish Language

Edward Purdon

This book covers the development of the Irish language from Ogam to Modern Irish, including key topics such as the 17th- and 18th-century literature of the oppressed, Conradh na Gaeilge and the Celtic Revival, government policy from the foundation of the state and the contribution to Irish literature of 20th-century literary giants such as Ó Cadhain, Ó Direáin and Ó Ríordáin.

Mercier Press 1999

Translated into: Polish

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