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The Book in Ireland

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This volume on the Book in Ireland, originally published in France, brings together contributions by scholars in Irish studies from both countries and by Irish professionals in the field such as writer-publishers and curators. In three different sections, it explores the relation between Irish people and the printed word in various contexts, beginning with the emergence of ...more
Hardcover, 348 pages
Published July 1st 2006 by Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Oct 16, 2007 David rated it did not like it
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I wasn't impressed by the essays in this collection, especially the essays on Dun Emer/Cuala Press and the Dolmen Press, which were the essays I initially hoped to learn from. The essay on the Yeats sisters' Dun Emer/Cuala Press borrowed nearly all of its content from Liam Miller's more interesting Dun Emer Press, Later the Cuala Press.

The piece on Miller's own Dolmen Press was less than deep.

I vaguely enjoyed the piece on the Sinn Fein Printing and Publishing Company, which was a little more r
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