Thomas Kinsella
Oxford University Press, London, 2008; originally published 1860, English
ISBN: 9780192810908

From the Publisher. The Táin Bó Cuailnge, centerpiece of the eighth-century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's greatest epic. Poet Thomas Kinsella's lively translation is based on the partial texts in two medieval manuscripts, with elements from other versions.

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Jeanne Gang

A pre-Christian Irish epic about the events leading up to a great battle that depicts heroism, love and war, greed and deceit, and, of course, life and death. Ordinary experiences flow together with extraordinary mythical feats. The Kinsella translation is accompanied by the drawings of Louis Le Brocquy.

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