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Strange Beauty: Ecocritical Approaches to Early Medieval Landscape (The New Middle Ages)

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Strange Beauty brings the developing discipline of environmental literary criticism to bear on narratives of nature and the Otherworld from early cultures around the Irish Sea. Reflecting on an Otherworld associated with human experience, Siewers uses texts such as the Ulster Cycle and the Mabinogi to relate views of nature, symbolism and language. This book uncovers earl

Hardcover, 240 pages
Published August 15th 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published April 1st 2008)
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Print is so tiny this is going to take a long time to get through-but I'm hooked. Let us adore the Lord, Maker of wonderful works: Great-bright heaven with its angels; On earth the fair-waved sea.

There are some, although few indeed, to whom divine grace has given power to contemplate the whole orb of the earth and the sea and heavens around it, brightly and most manifestly, with scope of mind miraculously enlarged in one and the same moment as if beneath a single ray of the sun.(Columcille of Io
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