Cànan & Cultar (Language and Culture): Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig 8
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- 26 May 2016
- Dunedin Academic Press
- 314 pages - 156 x 234 x 25mm
This collection of essays, by some of the foremost scholars of Gaelic and Celtic studies, includes essays on aspects of Gaelic literature, language, material culture, oral tradition and history. The essays are based on papers and conversations held during the eighth Rannachadh na Gàidhlig conference, which took place at Edinburgh in July 2014.
Meg Bateman and John Purser: Uinneag dhan Àird an Iar: Leanailteachd Crutha ann an Dùthchas nan Gàidheal; Ronald Black: The Gaelic Manuscripts at Inveraray Castle; Sara C. Brennan, Michael Danson and Bernadette O’Rourke: Selling a Language to Save It? The Business-Oriented Promotion of Gaelic and Irish; Hugh Cheape: A’ suathadh ri iomadh rud: Comas is cothrom faclaireachd a leudachadh tro bhriathrachas a’ chultair dhùthchasaich; Ross Crawford: The Massacre of Eigg in 1577; Stiùbhart S. Dunmore: Gàidheil, Goill agus coimhearsnachd na Gàidhlig: Ideòlasan cànain am measg inbhich a fhuair FTMG; Jean S. Forward: Celtic Colours: Cultural Sustainability; Anne Macleod Hill: Dh’fhalbh na Gillean Grinn: Spiritual Perspectives in Women’s Songs of The Great War; Grant Jarvie and Ùisdean MacIllInnein: Camanachd – fada bharrachd na dìreach gèam; Kyriakos Kalorkoti: Fuaran Sléibh: The Poet’s Main Copy; Christopher Lewin: Syntactic innovation in Manx and Sutherland Gaelic; Coinneach MacLean: Haggis agus: Gaelic Scotland through the minibus window;Sandra Malley: The passion of George Campbell Hay for Gaelic and the Gaels; Ciorstaidh NicLeòid: Briathrachas an Iasgaich ann an Eilean Bharraigh: Faclan airson nan Sgothan; Sìleas NicLeòid: Cuimseachadh air Cruth ann am Foghlam tro Mheadhan na Gàidhlig (FMG): A' leasachadh chomasan cànain le ceartachadh iomchaidh;Priscilla Scott: Bean-Chomuinn nam Bàrd’: Exploring common ground in the lives and perspectives of the Gaelic poets Mary MacPherson and Mary MacKellar; Richard Sharpe: Manuscript and Print in Gaelic Scotland and Ireland, 1689–1832; Moray Watson: The Gaelic Writer, Iain Crichton Smith.
The editors all work at the University of Edinburgh. Professor Wilson McLeod is Professor of Gaelic, Director of Research, Celtic and Scottish Studies; Dr Anja Gunderloch is Lecturer in Celtic; and Professor Rob Dunbar is Chair of Celtic Languages, Literature, History and Antiquities.
'An excellent publication, Rannsachadh 8 covers a wide swathe of subjects pertinent to Gaelic studies: a worthy addition to the home or institutional bookshelf.'