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The Wisdom of the Outlaw: The Boyhood Deeds of Finn in Gaelic Narrative Tradition Joseph Falaky Nagy

The Wisdom of the Outlaw: The Boyhood Deeds of Finn in Gaelic Narrative Tradition

Joseph Falaky Nagy

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ISBN : 9780520052840
Hardcover
338 pages
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This highly original study provides a thematic analysis of one of the most popular tales in medieval Gaelic folklore. Stories about the birth and boyhood deeds of the great mythical hero, Finn, are among the longest-lived Fenian tales.Joseph NagysMoreThis highly original study provides a thematic analysis of one of the most popular tales in medieval Gaelic folklore. Stories about the birth and boyhood deeds of the great mythical hero, Finn, are among the longest-lived Fenian tales.Joseph Nagys book illumines for the reader the meanings of the tales and the body of traditional story to which these tales belong, the Fenian (or Ossianic) cycle.