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  2. Week 2: Dr Parsons - The Celtic Languages 19 items
    1. Celtic culture: a historical encyclopedia - John T. Koch c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential s.v. 'Celtic languages'

    2. An introduction to the Celtic languages - Paul Russell 1995

      Book Essential Please read pp 1-24, available online.

    3. The Celtic languages - Martin J. Ball, Nicole Müller 2009, c2010

      Book Essential Students should consult the relevant chapters depending on the language they are researching.

    4. The Celtic languages - Martin J. Ball, James Fife 1993

      Book Recommended This is an older version of the Ball and Mueller publication _The Celtic Languages_.

    5. The Celtic languages - Donald MacAulay 1992

      Book Essential Students should consult the relevant chapters depending on the language they are researching.

    6. The Celtic languages in contact: papers from the workshop within the framework of the XIII International Congress of Celtic Studies, Bonn, 26 - 27 July 2007 - Hildegard L. C. Tristram, International Congress of Celtic Studies 2007

      Book Further A large amount of this volume is available via Googlebooks - see https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=VgBtaDT-evYC&pg=PA2&lpg=PA2&dq=hildegard+tristram+celtic+languages+in+contact&source=bl&ots=7ZU1RquCi0&sig=CXgL4rK9wnx79pN_xv7HAimIgMI&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwic79nPu5zPAhWjKcAKHRLRDy4Q6AEIKzAC#v=onepage&q&f=false.

    7. Celtic culture: a historical encyclopedia - John T. Koch c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended s.v. 'Scottish Gaelic language'

    8. Celtic culture: a historical encyclopedia - John T. Koch c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended s.v. 'Irish language' (pay greater attention to the discussion of the modern language than to the discussion of the earlier phases of the language

    9. Celtic culture: a historical encyclopedia - John T. Koch c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended s.v. 'Welsh language' (pay more attention to the discussion of the modern Welsh language than to that of the earlier phases of the language)

    10. Celtic culture: a historical encyclopedia - John T. Koch c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended s.v. 'Manx language'

    11. Celtic culture: a historical encyclopedia - John T. Koch c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended s.v. 'Cornish language'

    12. Celtic culture: a historical encyclopedia - John T. Koch c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended s.v. 'Breton language'

    13. Celtic culture: a historical encyclopedia - John T. Koch c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book  s.v. Gaulish

    14. Celtic culture: a historical encyclopedia - John T. Koch c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book  s.v. Greek and Roman accounts of Ancient Celts

    15. Celtic culture: a historical encyclopedia - John T. Koch c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book  s.v. Galatian

    16. Celtic culture: a historical encyclopedia - John T. Koch c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book  s.v. Lepontic

    17. A history of the Irish language: from the Norman invasion to independence - Aidan Doyle 2015

      Book Further

    18. A new view of the Irish language - Caoilfhionn Nic Pháidín, Seán Ó Cearnaigh 2008

      Book Further

  3. Week 3: Dr Parsons - Accessing editions: Táin Bó Cúailnge 17 items
    1. A companion to Irish literature - Julia M. Wright 2010

      Book Essential See overview of text: Ann Dooley, 'Táin Bó Cúailnge', in Julia M. Wright (ed.), A Companion to Irish Literature, I, pp 17-26

    2. Celtic culture: a historical encyclopedia - John T. Koch c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential s.v. 'critical and theoretical perspectives'

    3. Éigse - National University of Ireland 1939-

      Journal Essential Slotkin, E., ‘Medieval Irish Scribes and Fixed Texts’, Éigse, 17 (1977-84), 437-50. Available online.

    4. Cambrian Medieval Celtic studies - University of Wales. College of Aberystwyth. Department of Welsh 1993-

      Journal Essential Murray, Kevin, ‘Reviews, Reviewers, and Critical Texts’, CMCS, 57 (2009), 51-70. Available online.

    5. Celtic connections: Proceedings of the 10th International Congress of Celtic Studies, Vol. 1: Language, literature, history, culture - Ronald Black, William Gillies, Roibeard Ó Maolalaigh, International Congress of Celtic Studies 1999

      Book Essential See Ford, P.K., ‘Blackbirds, cuckoos and infixed pronouns: another context for early Irish nature poetry’ in R. Black et al (eds), Celtic connections: proceedings of the tenth international congress of Celtic studies: volume one, language, literature, history, culture (East Linton, 1995), pp 162-70. Available online.

    6. Field work: sites in literary and cultural studies - Marjorie B. Garber, Paul B. Franklin, Rebecca L. Walkowitz 1996

      Book Essential See Ford, P.K., ‘Medieval Irish Manuscript Culture’ in M. Garber, P.B. Franklin and R.L. Walkowitz (eds), Field Work: Sites in Literary and Cultural Studies (New York and London, 1996), pp 164-8. Available online.

    7. The Táin - Thomas Kinsella 2002

      Book Essential Ebook publication date is 2002. Print book was published in Oxford in 1970

    8. The Tain: a new translation of the Tain Bó Cúailnge - Ciaran Carson 2008

      Book Recommended An alternative translation to Kinsella, _The Tain_

    9. Aspects of the Táin - J. P. Mallory c1992

      Book Recommended

    10. Táin bó Cúalnge from the Book of Leinster - Cecile O'Rahilly 1984, 1967

      Book Recommended

    11. The Stowe version of Tain bó Cúailnge - Cecile O'Rahilly, Stowe House (Buckinghamshire) 1961

      Book Recommended

    12. Táin bó Cúailnge, Recension 1 1976

      Book Recommended

    13. Textual criticism - Paul Maas, Barbara Flower 1958

      Book Further This volume is widely available online, e.g. https://www.scribd.com/doc/77077837/Maas-Textual-Criticism

    14. Textual scholarship: an introduction - D. C. Greetham 1992

      Book Further

    15. The Cambridge Companion to Textual Scholarship - Neil Fraistat, Julia Flanders 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    16. Scribes and scholars: a guide to the transmission of Greek and Latin literature - L. D. Reynolds, N. G. Wilson 1991

      Book Further See chapter 6 of this, the 3rd edition (1991).

  4. Week 8: Dr Innes - Bardic Poetry 7 items
    1. General Reading 3 items
      1. Celtic culture: a historical encyclopedia - John T. Koch c2006 (electronic resource)

        Book  See 'Irish Literature [3] classical poetry' by Damian McManus, pp.1003-1005

      2. Celtic culture: a historical encyclopedia - John T. Koch c2006 (electronic resource)

        Book  See 'Scottish Gaelic poetry [1] classical Gaelic' by Thomas Clancy, page 1577

      3. The history of Scottish literature - Cairns Craig, Ronald D. S. Jack, Andrew Hook, Douglas Gifford 1987-1988

        Book Essential Read chaper by William Gillies, 'Gaelic: The Classical Tradition', pp. 245-61 in Volume 1 of this series

    2. Assigned Reading 4 items
      1. Origins of Bardic Poetry 1 item
      2. Training of Bardic Poet 1 item
        1. Celtica - Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies c1950-

          Journal Essential See: 'Brian Ó Cuív, 'The linguistic training of the Mediaeval Irish Poet', Celtica 10 (1973), pp. 114-40. Available online.

      3. Bardic Poetry as Historical Source 1 item
        1. The Writer as witness: literature as historical evidence - Tom Dunne, Charles Doherty, Irish Conference of Historians 1987

          Book Essential Read the chapter by Katherine Simms, 'Bardic Poetry as a Historical Source', pp. 58-75. Available online.

      4. Religious Bardic Poetry 1 item
        1. Cambrian Medieval Celtic studies - University of Wales. College of Aberystwyth. Department of Welsh 1993-

          Journal Essential Read Salvador Ryan, 'A Slighted Source: Rehabilitating Irish Bardic Religious Poetry in Historical Discource', CMCS 48 (2004), 75-99. Available online.