Reading the Táin from back to front

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Abstract

A reading of the Book of Leinster Táin with particular emphasis on the opening sequence (The Pillow Talk) and the final encounter between Medb and Cú Chulainn, both of which are new to or heavily revised in the Book of Leinster version.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTáin Bó Cúalnge from the Book of Leinster: Reassessments
EditorsJohn Carey
Place of PublicationLondon
Chapter3
Pages69-89
Number of pages21
Publication statusPublished - 01 Nov 2020

Publication series

NameSubsidiary Series
Volume32

Keywords

  • Women, marriage, warriors, menstruation, Book of Leinster

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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