Chan ceist duit a bhás go bráth: 'An Lon Dubh Báite'

Charles Dillon

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This article discusses an enigmatic poem by the 18th century Gaelic poet Séamas Mac Cuarta, and three subsequent translations into English. The poem is written in the 'Trí Rann agus Amhrán' form, reminiscent of the English sonnet.
Original languageOther
Title of host publicationMo Ghnósa Leas an Dáin: Aistí in Ómós do Mháirtín Ó Direáin
EditorsMeidhbhín Ní Úrdail, Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith
Place of PublicationAn Daingean
PublisherAn Sagart
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781903896891
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jun 2014


  • Gaelic poetry
  • 18th century literature
  • Gaelic manuscripts
  • Translation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Literature and Literary Theory

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