A collection of quotations that range from the 18th century to the present day, and from W.B. Yeats to Derry graffiti artists. The emphasis of the book is on accessibility, the quotations are grouped under subject headings, with an author index as well as a first line index.
This dictionary of quotations contains a varied selection of interesting, informative, intriguing, infuriating - and sometimes even witty - remarks made by Irish people on a number of topical subjects. The quotations included range from the fifth century to the present and from the classical to the colloquial. There are over 150 authors - from St Brigid to Sinead O'Connor. Yeats and Swift are quoted here, along with Wilde and Joyce. So too are Maria Edgeworth and Mary Levin, Robert Emmet and Roger Casement; Douglas Hyde and Mary Robinson; Sean Hughes and Neil Jordan. The emphasis of the book is on accessibility, the quotations are grouped under subject headings, with an author index as well as a first line index.
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