An Aran reader /
edited by Breandán and Ruairí Ó hEithir.
Dublin : Lilliput Press, 1991.
viii, 302 p. : map.
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Dublin : Lilliput Press, 1991.
general note
Map on lining papers.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references.
A Look Inside
Table of Contents
Preface and Acknowledgments
Introductionp. 1
Early Visitors
Topographia Hiberniae (1220)p. 14
A Chorographical Description of West or H-Iar Connaught (1684)p. 15
A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)p. 18
Reports of the Islands and Coast Society, 1843-50p. 23
Letters (1851-52)p. 29
The Galway Vindicator, 1852 and 1853p. 34
The Islands of Aran (1822)p. 39
Ethnological Excursion to the Aran Isles (1857)p. 43
Notes on Connaught (1888)p. 47
Ethnography of the Aran Islands (1893)p. 50
Literary Revival
Grania, The Story of an Islandp. 63
Seers and Healersp. 68
Witchcraft in the Aran Islandsp. 71
The Arran Islesp. 73
'On Inisheer'p. 84
The Islands of Aranp. 86
A Visit to Inis Mor and Inis Meain, August 1898p. 92
Fainne an Lae, 1898p. 94
The Aran Islandsp. 97
The Strangers
The Mirage of the Fisherman of Aran. England's Safety Valve in Case of Warp. 108
Glimpses of My Life in Aranp. 111
A Western Islandp. 121
An Outpost of Irelandp. 124
Aristotle and His Wifep. 129
The Aran Islandsp. 131
Aran Writers
Winterp. 140
The Neighbour's Wife Ip. 141
Springp. 147
Thy Neighbour's Wife IIp. 148
Summerp. 155
Skerrettp. 157
Autumnp. 161
'Arainn 1947' / 'Aran 1947'p. 162
The Prince of Liarsp. 164
'Omos do John Millington Synge' / Homage to John Millington Syngep. 174
Coming Homep. 176
Netting Guillemotsp. 183
'Stoite' / 'Uprooted'p. 189
Two Blind Men in Inis Morp. 191
'O. Morna' / 'O. Morna'p. 194
Man of Aran
Man of Aranp. 209
Man of Aranp. 213
The Odyssey of a Film-Makerp. 227
'Epitaph for Robert Flaherty'p. 233
'To Possess Aran ...'
Autobiographyp. 239
Apple in the Treetopp. 243
'Lovers on Aran'p. 249
The Supernatural and the Estheticp. 250
Dun Aengus - Fortress or Temple?p. 260
The Rock Gardenp. 263
'Aran'p. 272
A Change of Outlookp. 273
Balcony of Europep. 276
Stones of Aran: The Worm and the Rootp. 280
Writing on the Beachp. 282
Looking into Other Livesp. 285
The Bay of Doubtp. 289
'Leaving Inishmore'p. 294
Notes on Contributorsp. 297
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