News: Tabula Gratulatoria for Máire Herbert festschrift

Deadline: 18th September 2015

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

FCP invite you to subscribe to the Tabula Gratulatoria for Sacred Histories, a collection of essays in honour of Máire Herbert, edited by John Carey, Kevin Murray and Caitríona Ó Dochartaigh. The book will appear in hardback and will be published in November 2015.

Subscribers to the Tabula Gratulatoria are entitled to the discounted pre-publication price of €50/GB£45/US$65, post included [retail prices: €55/£50/$74.50]. To subscribe, please send payment, together with your mailing address and your name by Friday 18 September.

Please send your mailing address and your name as you would like it to appear in the book (in the format first name, surname – titles will not be included) to meghan.donaldson@fourcourtspress.ie. All cheques should be made payable to Four Courts Press and sent to Four Courts Press, 7 Malpas Street, Dublin 8, Ireland. If you would like to pay by credit card, please contact Meghan Donaldson at the e-mail address above.

With best wishes,

Meghan

Meghan Donaldson

Four Courts Press, 7 Malpas Street, Dublin 8, Ireland

+353 (01) 453 4668 | www.fourcourtspress.ie | Twitter: @FourCourtsPress

Sacred Histories

Studies in the literature and culture of medieval Ireland

in honour of Máire Herbert

John Carey, Kevin Murray & Caitríona Ó Dochartaigh, editors

Sacred Histories is a collection of essays that focuses primarily on the textual culture of Ireland (in Latin and Irish) in its historical context from the medieval to the modern. Contributions engage with these issues across numerous genres such as poetry, saga, hagiography, apocrypha, ‘historical tales’, and the literary portrayal of women; such sustained interrogation results in numerous fresh insights and new perspectives. The contributors to this volume are among the foremost experts in their disciplines.

John Carey is Professor of Early and Medieval Irish, University College Cork. Kevin Murray and Caitríona Ó Dochartaigh both lecture in the Department of Early and Medieval Irish, University College Cork.

Forthcoming November 2015. 352pp; Hardback. ISBN 978-1-84682-564-4

See: http://www.fourcourtspress.ie/books/2015/sacred-histories/

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