AN OLD WOMAN'S REFLECTIONS

AN OLD WOMAN'S REFLECTIONS
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PublishingDate: 1962
Publisher: London:Oxford University Press
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Very Good
Price: $25.00
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London:Oxford University Press. 1962.  xiv+131pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  A very good, clean condition, with a previous owners name inked to inside front board (underneath dust jacket flap), otherwise free of previous owners marks or signatures. There is an old newspaper article about the author attached to last free endpage, with resulting age-toning to opposite page. The binding is tight with hinges intact. The dust jacket is slightly soiled with a bit of edgewear, otherwise in very good condition. It is not price clipped. *"Peig Sayers was 'the Queen of Gaelic story-tellers'. She was born in the parish of Dunquin in Kerry and married into a neighbouring island, the Great Blasket, where she spent most of her life. Students and scholars of the Irish languare came from far and wide to visit her. She was, as Robin Flower wrote in The Western Island, 'a natural orator, with so keen a sense of the turn of phrase and the lifting rhythm appropriate to Irish that her words could be written down as they leave her lips, and they would have the effect of literature with no savour of the artificiality of composition'. Her Reflections are a collection of her fireside stories..."...dj

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