Hero-Tales of Ireland

By: Jeremiah Curtin
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Hero-Tales of Ireland" by Jeremiah Curtin is a captivating collection of Irish folklore and mythology that celebrates the rich tapestry of Celtic culture and heritage. Curtin skillfully weaves together a tapestry of epic stories, legends, and heroic deeds passed down through generations via oral tradition. Through these tales, readers are transported to a world inhabited by mythical creatures and legendary heroes, where adventure awaits at every turn. Drawing upon the vibrant traditions of Irish folklore, Curtin's work serves as a testament to the enduring power of storytelling and the importance of preserving cultural heritage. Each story is imbued with the spirit of Irish identity and showcases the resilience and courage of its heroes. As a masterful interpreter of Irish mythology, Curtin brings to life the enchanting realm of Celtic folklore, captivating readers with tales of bravery, magic, and adventure. Through "Hero-Tales of Ireland," Curtin invites readers to explore the depths of Irish heritage and immerse themselves in the timeless wonder of these epic narratives.

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Jeremiah Curtin

Jeremiah Curtin was an American ethnographer, folklorist, and translator. Curtin had a strong interest in languages and was fluent in numerous. From 1883 until 1891, he worked for the Bureau of American Ethnology as a field researcher, chronicling the practices and mythology of different Native American tribes. He and his wife, Alma Cardell Curtin, traveled widely, gathering ethnological data from the Modocs of the Pacific Northwest to the Buryats of Siberia. They toured Ireland numerous times, including the Aran Islands, and collected folklore in southwest Munster and other Gaelic-speaking regions with the help of translators. Curtin gathered one of the first accurate collections of Irish folklore and was a valuable resource for W. B. Yeats. Curtin was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Irish parents. He grew up on the family farm in what is now Greendale, Wisconsin, and went on to Harvard College, against his parents' intention for him to attend a Catholic college. While there, he studied with folklorist Francis James Child. Curtin graduated from Harvard in 1863. Curtin subsequently relocated to New York, where he studied law and worked for the United States Sanitary Commission, interpreting and teaching German.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 320pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362763397
  • ISBN-13: 9789362763396
  • Item Weight: 416g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 17.7mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / General