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voyage to the otherworld island in early Irish literature

Christa Maria Löffler

voyage to the otherworld island in early Irish literature

by Christa Maria Löffler

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Published by Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Universität Salzburg in Salzburg .
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    Subjects:
  • Irish literature -- History and criticism,
  • Geographical myths,
  • Voyages, Imaginary

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeingereicht von Christa Maria Löffler
    SeriesSalzburg studies in English literature, Elizabethan & Renaissance studies -- 103
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (638 p.) :
    Number of Pages638
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14055352M

    medieval Irish immram, or voyage tale, best known from the voyage tales of the Irish figures, Saint Brendan and Mael Duin. William Flint Thrall defined the immram as “a sea-voyage tale in which a hero, accompanied by a few companions, wanders about from island to island, meets Otherworld wonders everywhere, and finally returns to his native Author: Kris Swank. Thus in Adamnan’s Vision, though the Celtic Otherworld has become’ the Land of the Saints’, its primal character is clearly discernible: to reach it a sea voyage is necessary; and it is a land where there is no pride, falsehood, envy, disease or death, ‘wherein is delight of every goodness.’ In it .

      The Otherworld islands are lands of peace and eternal life, unlike the sidhe: Without grief, without sorrow, without death, Without any sickness, without debility, That is the sign of Emain--Uncommon is an equal marvel. ~~The Voyage of Bran~~ In Irish myth, these islands are ruled by Manannan mac Lír. Now, Manannan, while a god, is not really. Brendani Abbatis 'Voyage of Saint Brendan the Abbot', now thought to date to the eighth century,2 but Hiberno 1. Recently, see Jonathan Wooding, ed., The Otherworld Voyage in Early Irish Literature: An Anthology of Criticism (Dublin: Four Courts Press, ), which reprints a .

    Origins of the story: Here is a case where seafaring legends cross-fertilized. As a genre, The Voyage of St Brendan is an example of a form of literature popular in the seventh and eighth centuries in Ireland called an were tales of a hero's series of adventures in a boat, often in search of an Otherworld, or an enchanted island far to the west, sometimes hidden behind a veil of mist. Otherworld is a book that is interesting from beginning to end and that features an amazing concept. Its definitely worth buying once it comes out at the end of October! Whilst reading this book, I was reminded that I can be a bit dense at times, despite being an university graduate/5.


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Voyage to the otherworld island in early Irish literature by Christa Maria Löffler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Voyage to the otherworld island in early Irish literature. Salzburg: Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Universität Salzburg, (OCoLC) Material Type: Thesis/dissertation: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Christa Maria Löffler. The Voyage to the Otherworld Island in Early Irish Literature (Renaissance Studies) (Vol 1) [Loffler, Christa Maria] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Voyage to the Otherworld Island in Early Irish Literature (Renaissance Studies) (Vol 1)Author: Christa Maria Loffler.

The Voyage to the Otherworld Island in Early Irish Literature Volume One [Christa Maria Loffler] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The volume presents some of the most stimulating contributions to the study of the [End Page ] immrama: those four early Irish narratives interconnected by common themes (the travel from island to island), common motifs (e.g., that of the latecomers, the supernumeraries), common narrative structures, and a pervasive Christian peregrinatio.

Voyage to the Otherworld Island in Early Irish Literature. Author: Loffler, Christa Maria: Year: Pages: ISBN: X Price: $Pages: The social background to Irish Peregrinatio / Thomas Charles-Edwards. In the wake of the saint: The Brendan Voyage, an epic crossing of the Atlantic by leather boat / J.

O'Meara The location of the otherworld in Irish tradition / John Carey. Wooding, Jonathan, The Otherworld Voyage in Early Irish Literature (Dublin, ). Wooding, Jonathan, "The medieval and early modern cult of St Brendan," in Boardman, Steve, John Reuben Davies, Eila Williamson (eds), Saints' Cults in the Celtic World (Woodbridge, Boydell Press, ) (Studies in Born: c.

ADCiarraighe Luachra near Tralee. The Otherworld Voyage in Early Irish Literature. An Anthology of Criticism. Edited by Jonathan M. Wooding. (Dublin: Four Courts Press. Distributed in the United States by ISBS, Portland, Oregon. The Voyage of Bran was first written down in the late 7th century to early 8th century.

The poem shares similar themes and elements with other Irish immrama, such as The Voyage of Brendan and The Voyage of Mael Duin, both written in early to mid For example, Bran, Brendan and Mael Duin each encounter a holy island where the inhabitants. A general introduction is provided and an extensive bibliography.

Containing the most important critical materials for an understanding of the Irish Otherworld Voyage legends, this anthology will be of interest and use to teachers and students of early Irish history and literature, comparative literature and mythology.

show more/5(16). The Otherworld islands are lands of peace and eternal life, unlike the sidhe: Without grief, without sorrow, without death, Without any sickness, without debility, That is the sign of Emain--Uncommon is an equal marvelThe Voyage of Bran. In Irish myth, these islands are ruled by Manannan mac Lír.

Now, Manannan, while a god, is not really. Wooding, Jonathan, ed. (b), The Otherworld Voyage in Early Irish Literature: An Anthology of Criticism, Four Courts Press, ISBN O'Meara, J.

J., In the Wake of the Saint: The Brendan Voyage, an Epic Crossing of Atlantic by Leather Boat, pp. –; Mac Cana, Proinsia, The Sinless Otherworld of Immram Brain, pp.

52– In Celtic mythology, the Otherworld is the realm of the deities and possibly also of the dead. In Gaelic and Brittonic mythology it is usually described as a supernatural realm of everlasting youth, beauty, health, abundance and joy.

The Otherworld is usually elusive, but various mythical heroes visit it either through chance or after being invited by one of its residents.

: the gaelic otherworld. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Basket. All. The Otherworld Voyage in early Irish literature An anthology of criticism Prominent in the literature of early Ireland are the tales known as echtrai (adventures) and immrama (voyages), stories telling of journeys to the Otherworld of Celtic legend.

Take a voyage in the company of Celtic heroes to find your life's direction. The Celtic Book of the Dead is your guide to the mystical realms of the Celtic Otherworld, where the fullness of personal potential becomes is not a morbid journey, but a voyage to islands with plenteous salmon, feasting halls, and pillars of silver rising from the sea/5.

They say time passes differently in the Otherworlds of Ireland. These are the paradises that exist on Earth in Celtic mythology, inhabited by faeries, demons, spirits and other supernatural creatures, as well as the Tuatha De Danann.

They are said, perhaps, to exist underground, or on islands west of Ireland. The Otherworld Voyages in Early Irish Literature (Wooding) -The Location of the Otherworld in Irish Tradition (Carey) Irish Voyages and Visions: Pre-figuring, Re-configuring Utopia (Moylan) The Location of the Otherworld in Irish Tradition (Carey) The Location of the Otherworld.

There is another type of imram in which through adventure rather than through invitation from one of the fairy beings, men enter the Otherworld; as illustrated by the Voyage of Mael-Duin, 2 and by the still more beautiful Voyage of Teigue, Son of Cian.

This last old Irish story summarizes many of the Otherworld elements we have so far. Christa Maria Löffler, The voyage to the otherworld island in early Irish literature, in Studies in English literature (Salzburg ) vol.

Salzburg: Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Rev. Caerwyn Williams. Medium Aevum 55 (), –. “Introduction to Early Irish Literature”, Muireann ní Bhrolicháin “The Otherworld Voyage in Early Irish Literature” ed. Johnathon Wooding “Meeting the other Crowd” Eddie Lenihan “Folktales of Ireland” Séan o Suilleabháin “Irish Folktales” Henry Glassie “The Celtic Heroic Age” ed.

Koch and Carey. The Irish Otherworld Voyage of Roverandom The Irish Otherworld Voyage of Roverandom Swank, Kris Kris Swank overandom, J.R.R. Tolkien's children's tale of a little dog in the great big world, has received little scholarly notice since it was first published in It deserves more.

The short, illustrated book is the tale of the puppy Rover who bites an irritable wizard .Proinsias Mac Cana, The Sinless Otherworld in Immram Brain, Ériu 27 () David N.

Dumville, 'Echtrae and immram: some problems of definition', Ériu 27 () 73– Christa Maria Löffler, The voyage to the Otherworld island in early Irish literature, Salzburg Studies in English Literature (Salzburg ).