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  1. Set Texts 5 items
    1. A hero of our time - Lermontov, Mikhail I͡Urʹevich, Labute, Neil 2009

      Book 

    2. Thus spoke Zarathustra: a book for all and none - Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, Del Caro, Adrian, Pippin, Robert B. 2006

      Book 

    3. Thus spoke Zarathustra: a book for everyone and nobody - Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, Parkes, Graham c2005

      Book 

    4. Maus: a survivor's tale - Spiegelman, Art 2003

      Book 

  2. Táin Bó Cúailnge (The Cattle Raid of Cooley) 17 items
    1. Editions and Translations 3 items
      Read either the Carson or the Kinsella translation
      1. The Táin - Kinsella, Thomas, Le Brocquy, Louis 2002

        Book 

      2. Aspects of the Táin - Mallory, J. P. c1992

        Book  Chapter: J.P. Mallory, ‘Táin Bó Cúailnge: An outline of the plot’ pp 9-28. NB This is useful but it is NOT a substitute for reading the full story.

    2. Introductions to and overviews of the text 3 items
      1. Celtic culture: a historical encyclopedia - John T. Koch c2006 (electronic resource)

        Book  Entries for ‘Cú Chulainn’, ‘Táin Bó Cúailnge’, ‘Ulster Cycle’

      2. Aspects of the Táin - Mallory, J. P. c1992

        Book  Chapter: Patricia Kelly, ‘The Táin as Literature’, pp 69-102

      3. Aspects of the Táin - Mallory, J. P. c1992

        Book  Chapter: Ruairí Ó hUiginn, ‘The Background and Development of Táin Bó Cúailnge’, pp 29-67

    3. Commentary 11 items
      1. Ulidia: proceedings of the First International Conference on the Ulster Cycle of Tales, Belfast and Emain Macha, 8-12 April 1994 - Mallory, J. P., Stockman, Gerard, International Conference on the Ulster Cycle of Tales [1994]

        Book  Chapter: Patrick K. Ford, ‘The Idea of Everlasting Fame in the Táin’, pp 255-61

      2. Pagan past and Christian present in early Irish literature - McCone, Kim 1990

        Book  Esp. chapter 6, ‘Heroes and saints’

      3. The heroic biography of Cormac mac Airt - Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás 1977

        Book  pp 1-23

      4. Kicking over the Traces: The Instability of Cú Chulainn - Lowe, Jeremy 2000

        Article  See https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=LDqYdQFupbIC&pg=PA84&lpg=PA84&dq=contagious+violence+jeremy+lowe&source=bl&ots=fnMimD2uPR&sig=24GWagHKC4ni3Mbm1ITa7FSUGFg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CCgQ6AEwAmoVChMIyqLY9aCcyAIVjDwUCh2DdQti#v=onepage&q=contagious%20violence%20jeremy%20lowe&f=false

      5. Mythology in Táin Bó Cúailnge - Tomás Ó Cathasaigh

        Chapter  See the volume digitised on google books (although much of the volume is in German, this article is written in English): https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=VJ96gZonkP4C&printsec=frontcover&dq=studien+zur+t%C3%A1in+b%C3%B3+cuailnge&hl=en&sa=X&ei=6w1CUrHzG-aH0AXQqoG4Bg&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=studien%20zur%20t%C3%A1in%20b%C3%B3%20cuailnge&f=false

      6. Gods and heroes of the Celts - Sjoestedt, Marie-Louise, Dillon, Myles 1949

        Book 

  3. Lermontov, A Hero of Our Time 2 items
    1. Mikhail Lermontov - Mersereau, John 1962

      Book 

  4. Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra 4 items
    1. The Nietzsche reader - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Keith Ansell-Pearson, Duncan Large, MyiLibrary 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    2. Nietzsche: a beginner's guide - Jackson, Roy c2001

      Book 

  5. Spiegelman, Maus 4 items
    1. The Francophone bande dessinée - Forsdick, Charles, Grove, Laurence, McQuillan, Libbie c2005

      Book 

    2. International journal of comic art 1999-

      Journal  All recent issues on Level 3 of Glasgow University Library

    3. Understanding comics: the invisible art - McCloud, Scott 1994, c1993

      Book 

    4. Comics, comix & graphic novels - Sabin, Roger c1996

      Book 

  6. Film 1 item
  7. Bibliography 5 items
    1. Cinemas in transition in Central and Eastern Europe after 1989 - Catherine Portuges, Peter Hames 2013

      Book 

    2. Jan Švankmajer: dimensions of dialogue : between film and fine art - Jan Švankmajer, František Dryje, Bertrand Schmitt, Krzysztof Fijalkowski 2012

      Book 

    3. Kytice - Karel Jaromír Erben, Susan Reynolds 2013

      Book 

  8. Further viewing: 5 items
    1. Jan Švankmajer: the complete short films - Jan Švankmajer 2007 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document 

    2. Jan Švankmajer's other remarkable feature films such as Alice (Něco z Alenky), Šílení (Lunacy), Přežít svůj život (Surviving Life) are available from the Hetherington Audiovisual Library : 

    3. Alice: Nĕco z Alenky - Jan Švankmajer, Lewis Carroll, British Film Institute 2011 (videorecording =)

      Audio-visual document 

    4. Lunacy, 01:25 18/11/2014, FilmFour, 155 mins - Jaromír Kallista, Jan Švankmajer, Pavel Liška, Jan Tříska 201-

      Audio-visual document 

    5. Surviving Life, 01:50 20/11/2014, FilmFour, 130 mins - Jan Švankmajer, Bontonfilm (Firm) 2009

      Audio-visual document 

  9. Digitised Readings 2 items
    1. Orlando furioso (The frenzy of Orlando): a romantic epic - Lodovico Ariosto, Barbara Reynolds 1975-1977

      Book  See: vol. 1, pp. 117-119, 286-287, 290-291, 366-389, 418-427, 588-594, 706-727. Available via Online Resource Button.

    2. Orlando furioso (The frenzy of Orlando): a romantic epic - Lodovico Ariosto, Barbara Reynolds 1975-1977

      Book  See: vol. 2, pp. 29-32, 40-47, 327-335, 444-449, 481-485, 493-507, 565-578, 585-587. Available via Online Resource Button.