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Going to Maynooth (Dodo Press) (Paperback)

William Carleton

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Item Description: Dodo Press, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. William Carleton (1794-1869) was a prolific Irish author, social historian and anthropologist who wrote from intimate acquaintance with the scenes he described. His works are unique pictures of Irish rural life and preserve and document the cultural traditions of nineteenth-century Ireland. His first major work, Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (1830- 33) is based on his knowledge of the character and folklore of the people he knew and gives an accurate and vivid description of life in rural Ireland. It won him a great reputation. Amongst his other works are: Fardorougha the Miser (1837), Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent (1845), The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine (1846), which is based on his own experiences of the famines in Ireland, The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847), The Tithe Proctor (1849) and Willy Reilly (1850), a sentimental romance. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781409978541

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The Poor Scholar (Dodo Press) (Paperback)

William Carleton

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Item Description: Dodo Press, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. William Carleton (1794-1869) was a prolific Irish author, social historian and anthropologist who wrote from intimate acquaintance with the scenes he described. His works are unique pictures of Irish rural life and preserve and document the cultural traditions of nineteenth-century Ireland. His first major work, Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (1830- 33) is based on his knowledge of the character and folklore of the people he knew and gives an accurate and vivid description of life in rural Ireland. It won him a great reputation. Amongst his other works are: Fardorougha the Miser (1837), Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent (1845), The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine (1846), which is based on his own experiences of the famines in Ireland, The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847), The Tithe Proctor (1849) and Willy Reilly (1850), a sentimental romance. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781409930358

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The Dark Day and Other Tales (Paperback)

William Carleton

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Item Description: AEGYPAN, United States, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.William Carleton was an Irish novelist, and one of fourteen children of a tenant farmer. Carleton s early life resembled what he later described in his books. His father had an extraordinary memory and a thorough acquaintance with Irish folklore, which Carleton drew upon in later works such as Traits and Stories of Irish Peasantry. He became regarded as one of the great Irish novelists, and a master chronicler of the lives and character on the Irish people. The Dark Day is a collection of Carelton s stories, including the title piece, Lha Dhu (subtitled The Dark Day ) In the tale, a marriage divides a family and leads to tragedy. Ellen Duncan deals with crushing poverty and a man condemned by mistake. The Proctor s Daughter shows the change that can be wrought by a simply act of kindness, and The Dead Boxer has Strong Handed O Rorke tangling with old Nell McCollum, who blames his family for her ills, and schemes against him. Careleton s stories are the trials of common people, told in their own words, full of the sense of time and place that marked his stories. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781603123396

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Going to Maynooth (Dodo Press) (Paperback)

William Carleton

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Item Description: Dodo Press, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.William Carleton (1794-1869) was a prolific Irish author, social historian and anthropologist who wrote from intimate acquaintance with the scenes he described. His works are unique pictures of Irish rural life and preserve and document the cultural traditions of nineteenth-century Ireland. His first major work, Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (1830- 33) is based on his knowledge of the character and folklore of the people he knew and gives an accurate and vivid description of life in rural Ireland. It won him a great reputation. Amongst his other works are: Fardorougha the Miser (1837), Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent (1845), The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine (1846), which is based on his own experiences of the famines in Ireland, The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847), The Tithe Proctor (1849) and Willy Reilly (1850), a sentimental romance. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781409978541

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The Poor Scholar (Dodo Press) (Paperback)

William Carleton

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Item Description: Dodo Press, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.William Carleton (1794-1869) was a prolific Irish author, social historian and anthropologist who wrote from intimate acquaintance with the scenes he described. His works are unique pictures of Irish rural life and preserve and document the cultural traditions of nineteenth-century Ireland. His first major work, Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (1830- 33) is based on his knowledge of the character and folklore of the people he knew and gives an accurate and vivid description of life in rural Ireland. It won him a great reputation. Amongst his other works are: Fardorougha the Miser (1837), Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent (1845), The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine (1846), which is based on his own experiences of the famines in Ireland, The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847), The Tithe Proctor (1849) and Willy Reilly (1850), a sentimental romance. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781409930358

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Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry. Volume III of the Works ofWilliam Carleton

Carleton, William

Published by P.F. Collier New York nd (1880's) nd (1880's), New York (1880)

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Item Description: P.F. Collier New York nd (1880's) nd (1880's), New York, 1880. Illustrated (illustrator). Good condition, light wear, a little spotting to cover. Bookseller Inventory # 14036834

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The Station, the Party Fight and Funeral, and the Lough Derg Pilgrim (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) (Paperback)

William Carleton

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Item Description: Dodo Press, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Illustrated. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. William Carleton (1794-1869) was a prolific Irish author, social historian and anthropologist who wrote from intimate acquaintance with the scenes he described. His works are unique pictures of Irish rural life and preserve and document the cultural traditions of nineteenth-century Ireland. His first major work, Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (1830- 33) is based on his knowledge of the character and folklore of the people he knew and gives an accurate and vivid description of life in rural Ireland. It won him a great reputation. Amongst his other works are: Fardorougha the Miser (1837), Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent (1845), The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine (1846), which is based on his own experiences of the famines in Ireland, The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847), The Tithe Proctor (1849) and Willy Reilly (1850), a sentimental romance. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781409930341

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The Station, the Party Fight and Funeral, and the Lough Derg Pilgrim (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) (Paperback)

William Carleton

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Item Description: Dodo Press, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Illustrated. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.William Carleton (1794-1869) was a prolific Irish author, social historian and anthropologist who wrote from intimate acquaintance with the scenes he described. His works are unique pictures of Irish rural life and preserve and document the cultural traditions of nineteenth-century Ireland. His first major work, Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (1830- 33) is based on his knowledge of the character and folklore of the people he knew and gives an accurate and vivid description of life in rural Ireland. It won him a great reputation. Amongst his other works are: Fardorougha the Miser (1837), Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent (1845), The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine (1846), which is based on his own experiences of the famines in Ireland, The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847), The Tithe Proctor (1849) and Willy Reilly (1850), a sentimental romance. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781409930341

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Wildgoose Lodge And Other Stories -

William Carleton -

Published by Mercier Press - (1973)

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Item Description: Mercier Press -, 1973. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Good. PB/pub.1973/Fair condition/120 pages - A moving account of another aspect of Irish life and tells a nightmare tale. [AR628562]. Bookseller Inventory # 28562

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The Ned M Keown Stories (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) (Paperback)

William Carleton

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Item Description: Dodo Press, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Illustrated. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. William Carleton (1794-1869) was a prolific Irish author, social historian and anthropologist who wrote from intimate acquaintance with the scenes he described. His works are unique pictures of Irish rural life and preserve and document the cultural traditions of nineteenth-century Ireland. His first major work, Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (1830- 33) is based on his knowledge of the character and folklore of the people he knew and gives an accurate and vivid description of life in rural Ireland. It won him a great reputation. Amongst his other works are: Fardorougha the Miser (1837), Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent (1845), The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine (1846), which is based on his own experiences of the famines in Ireland, The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847), The Tithe Proctor (1849) and Willy Reilly (1850), a sentimental romance. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781409930334

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The Black Prophet Christmas Summary Classics

William Carleton

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ISBN 10: 1494795051 ISBN 13: 9781494795054

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Item Description: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 28 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.1in.Christmas Summary Classics This series contains summary of Classic books such as Emma, Arne, Arabian Nights, Pride and prejudice, Tower of London, Wealth of Nations etc. Each book is specially crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it. About The Book WILLIAM CARLETON The Black Prophet William Carleton, the Irish novelist, was born in Co. Tyrone on February 20, 1794. His father was a small farmer, the father of fourteen children, of whom William was the youngest. After getting some education, first from a hedge schoolmaster, and then from Dr. Keenan of Glasslough, Carleton set out for Dublin and obtained a tutorship. In 1830 he collected a number of sketches, and these were published under the title of Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry, and at once enjoyed considerable popularity. In 1834 came Tales of Ireland, and from that time forward till his death Carleton produced with great industry numerous short stories and novels, though none of his work after 1848 is worthy of his reputation. The Black Prophet was published in 1847, and Carleton believed rightly that it was his best work. It was written in a season of unparalleled scarcity and destitution, and the pictures and scenes represented were those which he himself witnessed in 1817 and 1822. Many of Carletons novels have been translated into French, German, and Italian, and they will always stand for faithful and powerful pictures of Irish life and character. Carleton died in Dublin on January 30, 1869. For more eBooks visit www. kartindo. com This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781494795054

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The Dark Day and Other Tales (Paperback)

William Carleton

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ISBN 10: 1603123393 ISBN 13: 9781603123396

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Item Description: AEGYPAN, United States, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. William Carleton was an Irish novelist, and one of fourteen children of a tenant farmer. Carleton s early life resembled what he later described in his books. His father had an extraordinary memory and a thorough acquaintance with Irish folklore, which Carleton drew upon in later works such as Traits and Stories of Irish Peasantry. He became regarded as one of the great Irish novelists, and a master chronicler of the lives and character on the Irish people. The Dark Day is a collection of Carelton s stories, including the title piece, Lha Dhu (subtitled The Dark Day ) In the tale, a marriage divides a family and leads to tragedy. Ellen Duncan deals with crushing poverty and a man condemned by mistake. The Proctor s Daughter shows the change that can be wrought by a simply act of kindness, and The Dead Boxer has Strong Handed O Rorke tangling with old Nell McCollum, who blames his family for her ills, and schemes against him. Careleton s stories are the trials of common people, told in their own words, full of the sense of time and place that marked his stories. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781603123396

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The Ned M Keown Stories (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) (Paperback)

William Carleton

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Item Description: Dodo Press, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Illustrated. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.William Carleton (1794-1869) was a prolific Irish author, social historian and anthropologist who wrote from intimate acquaintance with the scenes he described. His works are unique pictures of Irish rural life and preserve and document the cultural traditions of nineteenth-century Ireland. His first major work, Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (1830- 33) is based on his knowledge of the character and folklore of the people he knew and gives an accurate and vivid description of life in rural Ireland. It won him a great reputation. Amongst his other works are: Fardorougha the Miser (1837), Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent (1845), The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine (1846), which is based on his own experiences of the famines in Ireland, The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847), The Tithe Proctor (1849) and Willy Reilly (1850), a sentimental romance. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781409930334

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The Poor Scholar: Study of William Carleton 1794-1869

Kiely, Benedict

Published by Merlin Publishing July 1997 (1997)

ISBN 10: 0863276067 ISBN 13: 9780863276064

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Item Description: Merlin Publishing July 1997, 1997. Paperback. Synopsis\nThis work is a reissue of the biography of the County Tyrone writer William Carleton (1794-1869), originally published in 1947. A novelist and short story writer, Carleton shares his birth place with Benedict Kiely and Flann O'Brien. In Carleton, Kiely saw the making of modern Ireland. Kiely writes of the man and the writer, reflecting what life was like just before and after the Famine. Although he lived and worked in Dublin, Carleton is best remembered for his evocation of the way of life he experienced in his early days in the Clogher Valley. He portrayed the people, and his own neighbours at Prolusk, Towney and Springtown. His most celebrated book remains his collection of tales published in 1830 and 1833, "Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry". Bookseller Inventory # a7d8535b65eed18fddb95c06c7c66a2b

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The Station, the Party Fight and Funeral, and the Lough Derg Pilgrim Illustrated Edition Dodo Press

William Carleton

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Item Description: Dodo Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 192 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.4in.William Carleton (1794-1869) was a prolific Irish author, social historian and anthropologist who wrote from intimate acquaintance with the scenes he described. His works are unique pictures of Irish rural life and preserve and document the cultural traditions of nineteenth-century Ireland. His first major work, Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (1830- 33) is based on his knowledge of the character and folklore of the people he knew and gives an accurate and vivid description of life in rural Ireland. It won him a great reputation. Amongst his other works are: Fardorougha the Miser (1837), Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent (1845), The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine (1846), which is based on his own experiences of the famines in Ireland, The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847), The Tithe Proctor (1849) and Willy Reilly (1850), a sentimental romance. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781409930341

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The Ned MKeown Stories Illustrated Edition Dodo Press

William Carleton

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Item Description: Dodo Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 252 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.6in.William Carleton (1794-1869) was a prolific Irish author, social historian and anthropologist who wrote from intimate acquaintance with the scenes he described. His works are unique pictures of Irish rural life and preserve and document the cultural traditions of nineteenth-century Ireland. His first major work, Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (1830- 33) is based on his knowledge of the character and folklore of the people he knew and gives an accurate and vivid description of life in rural Ireland. It won him a great reputation. Amongst his other works are: Fardorougha the Miser (1837), Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent (1845), The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine (1846), which is based on his own experiences of the famines in Ireland, The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847), The Tithe Proctor (1849) and Willy Reilly (1850), a sentimental romance. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781409930334

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Tales and stories of the Irish Peasantry

Carleton, William

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Item Description: Sadlier & Co, 1880. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dustjacket. 1880. No dust jacket. Green cloth cover with gilt lettering. Clean but yellowed pages with no markings or annotations.One page has been detached and poorly repaired with tape, one other is detached. Some pages have edge wear. .Tanned end papers.Former owner's inscription on the flyleaf. The front hinge is cracked thus the front board is slack, but the rest of the binding remains firm.Moderate wear and scuffing to the boards, mainly on the spine, edges and corners.The boards and spine are use soiled. Bookseller Inventory # 1382010727CEB

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The Dark Day and Other Tales

William Carleton

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Item Description: Aegypan. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 120 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.3in.William Carleton was an Irish novelist, and one of fourteen children of a tenant farmer. Carletons early life resembled what he later described in his books. His father had an extraordinary memory and a thorough acquaintance with Irish folklore, which Carleton drew upon in later works such as Traits and Stories of Irish Peasantry. He became regarded as one of the great Irish novelists, and a master chronicler of the lives and character on the Irish people. The Dark Day is a collection of Careltons stories, including the title piece, Lha Dhu (subtitled The Dark Day) In the tale, a marriage divides a family and leads to tragedy. Ellen Duncan deals with crushing poverty and a man condemned by mistake. The Proctors Daughter shows the change that can be wrought by a simply act of kindness, and The Dead Boxer has Strong Handed ORorke tangling with old Nell McCollum, who blames his family for her ills, and schemes against him. Careletons stories are the trials of common people, told in their own words, full of the sense of time and place that marked his stories. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781603123396

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The Poor Scholar Dodo Press

William Carleton

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Item Description: Dodo Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 148 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.3in.William Carleton (1794-1869) was a prolific Irish author, social historian and anthropologist who wrote from intimate acquaintance with the scenes he described. His works are unique pictures of Irish rural life and preserve and document the cultural traditions of nineteenth-century Ireland. His first major work, Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (1830- 33) is based on his knowledge of the character and folklore of the people he knew and gives an accurate and vivid description of life in rural Ireland. It won him a great reputation. Amongst his other works are: Fardorougha the Miser (1837), Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent (1845), The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine (1846), which is based on his own experiences of the famines in Ireland, The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847), The Tithe Proctor (1849) and Willy Reilly (1850), a sentimental romance. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781409930358

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Going to Maynooth Dodo Press

William Carleton

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Item Description: Dodo Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 144 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.3in.William Carleton (1794-1869) was a prolific Irish author, social historian and anthropologist who wrote from intimate acquaintance with the scenes he described. His works are unique pictures of Irish rural life and preserve and document the cultural traditions of nineteenth-century Ireland. His first major work, Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (1830- 33) is based on his knowledge of the character and folklore of the people he knew and gives an accurate and vivid description of life in rural Ireland. It won him a great reputation. Amongst his other works are: Fardorougha the Miser (1837), Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent (1845), The Black Prophet: A Tale of Irish Famine (1846), which is based on his own experiences of the famines in Ireland, The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847), The Tithe Proctor (1849) and Willy Reilly (1850), a sentimental romance. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781409978541

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Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry Vol 1

Carleton, William

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Item Description: J.M. Dent, `London, 1896. by Phiz (illustrator). VG 12mo hardback without dustjacket, t.e.g. Bookseller Inventory # 008252

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The Dark Day and Other Tales (Hardback)

William Carleton

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Item Description: AEGYPAN, United States, 2007. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.William Carleton was an Irish novelist, and one of fourteen children of a tenant farmer. Carleton s early life resembled what he later described in his books. His father had an extraordinary memory and a thorough acquaintance with Irish folklore, which Carleton drew upon in later works such as Traits and Stories of Irish Peasantry. He became regarded as one of the great Irish novelists, and a master chronicler of the lives and character on the Irish people. The Dark Day is a collection of Carelton s stories, including the title piece, Lha Dhu (subtitled The Dark Day ) In the tale, a marriage divides a family and leads to tragedy. Ellen Duncan deals with crushing poverty and a man condemned by mistake. The Proctor s Daughter shows the change that can be wrought by a simply act of kindness, and The Dead Boxer has Strong Handed O Rorke tangling with old Nell McCollum, who blames his family for her ills, and schemes against him. Careleton s stories are the trials of common people, told in their own words, full of the sense of time and place that marked his stories. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781603126779

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Tales & Legends of the Irish Peasantry

Carleton, William ; Hall, Mrs S C

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Item Description: Nonsuch Publishing, 2007. Soft cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Samuel Lover (illustrator). 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. Virtually as new, Covers and spine crease free and very clean throughout. A collection of stories about life in rural Ireland during the early nineteenth century. Bookseller Inventory # 003463

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The Dark Day and Other Tales (Hardback)

William Carleton

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Item Description: AEGYPAN, United States, 2007. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. William Carleton was an Irish novelist, and one of fourteen children of a tenant farmer. Carleton s early life resembled what he later described in his books. His father had an extraordinary memory and a thorough acquaintance with Irish folklore, which Carleton drew upon in later works such as Traits and Stories of Irish Peasantry. He became regarded as one of the great Irish novelists, and a master chronicler of the lives and character on the Irish people. The Dark Day is a collection of Carelton s stories, including the title piece, Lha Dhu (subtitled The Dark Day ) In the tale, a marriage divides a family and leads to tragedy. Ellen Duncan deals with crushing poverty and a man condemned by mistake. The Proctor s Daughter shows the change that can be wrought by a simply act of kindness, and The Dead Boxer has Strong Handed O Rorke tangling with old Nell McCollum, who blames his family for her ills, and schemes against him. Careleton s stories are the trials of common people, told in their own words, full of the sense of time and place that marked his stories. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781603126779

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Denis O'Shaughnessy Going to Maynooth

William Carleton

Published by Mercier Press, Cork (1972)

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Item Description: Mercier Press, Cork, 1972. Paperback. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Thus. 160pp. William Carleton was born in Prillisk, Co Tyrone, in 1794 to small farmers, and was one of fourteen children. His father was fluent in Irish and English and was an accomplished story-teller, with, according to his son, an astonishing memory. His mother, Mary Kelly, was an accomplished singer in Irish, and was famous at wakes, where she acted as a keener. William was also a fluent Irish speaker. The family, already poor, were to experience even more greatly reduced circumstances, and were evicted in 1813. He married Jane Anderson in 1822. After a stop-start education, he came across the classic novel Gil Blas, which inspired him to write, and in his thirties, he walked to Dublin, much like his admirer Patrick Kavanagh, and after failing to get employment on many occasions, received a lucky break when he was asked to write a sketch about Lough Derg, which he knew. The sketch was published by its editor, the Reverend Caesar Otway, in The Christian Examiner and Church of Ireland Gazette in 1828. Within two years he had published thirty sketches in the same periodical, and they were collected as Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (Dublin, William Curry, 5 volumes in two series, 1830-1833), which went through more than fifty editions before Carleton’s death. This was followed by Tales of Ireland (Dublin, Duffy Parlour Library of Ireland, 1833). His other books include Fardorougha the Miser, or the Convicts of Lisnamona (Dublin University Magazine, 1837-1838); Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent, or Chronicles of the Castle Cumber Property (3 volumes, 1845); The Black Prophet, a Tale of the Famine (Dublin University Magazine, 1846); The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847); Willy Reilly and his dear Colleen Bawn (London, The Independent, 1850); and The Tithe Proctor (1849). His later stories include The Squanders of Castle Squander (1852). In 1848 a pension of £200 a year was granted by Lord John Russell in response to a petition by distinguished supporters. Shortly before he died he completed the first half of his autobiography, which forms volume one of The Life of William Carleton, by David James O’Donoghue (London, Downey and Co., 2 volumes, 1896). Among the works on Carleton is Poor Scholar: A Study of William Carleton, by Benedict Kiely (Dublin, The Talbot Press, 1942 [Re-issued Dublin, Wolfhound Press, 1997] ). William Carleton died on the 30th of January 1869, and is buried in Mount Jerome, Dublin. This copy is in NEAR FINE condition in illustrated card wrappers as issued. 160pp. Bookseller Inventory # 002503

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Phelim O'Toole's Courtship and Other Stories

William Carleton

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Item Description: Mercier Press, Cork, 1972. Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Thus. 150pp. William Carleton was born in Prillisk, Co Tyrone, in 1794 to small farmers, and was one of fourteen children. His father was fluent in Irish and English and was an accomplished story-teller, with, according to his son, an astonishing memory. His mother, Mary Kelly, was an accomplished singer in Irish, and was famous at wakes, where she acted as a keener. William was also a fluent Irish speaker. The family, already poor, were to experience even more greatly reduced circumstances, and were evicted in 1813. He married Jane Anderson in 1822. After a stop-start education, he came across the classic novel Gil Blas, which inspired him to write, and in his thirties, he walked to Dublin, much like his admirer Patrick Kavanagh, and after failing to get employment on many occasions, received a lucky break when he was asked to write a sketch about Lough Derg, which he knew. The sketch was published by its editor, the Reverend Caesar Otway, in The Christian Examiner and Church of Ireland Gazette in 1828. Within two years he had published thirty sketches in the same periodical, and they were collected as Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (Dublin, William Curry, 5 volumes in two series, 1830-1833), which went through more than fifty editions before Carleton’s death. This was followed by Tales of Ireland (Dublin, Duffy Parlour Library of Ireland, 1833). His other books include Fardorougha the Miser, or the Convicts of Lisnamona (Dublin University Magazine, 1837-1838); Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent, or Chronicles of the Castle Cumber Property (3 volumes, 1845); The Black Prophet, a Tale of the Famine (Dublin University Magazine, 1846); The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847); Willy Reilly and his dear Colleen Bawn (London, The Independent, 1850); and The Tithe Proctor (1849). His later stories include The Squanders of Castle Squander (1852). In 1848 a pension of £200 a year was granted by Lord John Russell in response to a petition by distinguished supporters. Shortly before he died he completed the first half of his autobiography, which forms volume one of The Life of William Carleton, by David James O’Donoghue (London, Downey and Co., 2 volumes, 1896). Among the works on Carleton is Poor Scholar: A Study of William Carleton, by Benedict Kiely (Dublin, The Talbot Press, 1942 [Re-issued Dublin, Wolfhound Press, 1997] ). William Carleton died on the 30th of January 1869, and is buried in Mount Jerome, Dublin. This copy is in NEAR FINE condition in illustrated card wrappers as issued. 150pp. Bookseller Inventory # 002504

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The Party Night and Funeral

William Carleton

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ISBN 10: 0853423423 ISBN 13: 9780853423423

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Item Description: Mercier Press, Cork, 1972. Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Thus. 156pp. William Carleton was born in Prillisk, Co Tyrone, in 1794 to small farmers, and was one of fourteen children. His father was fluent in Irish and English and was an accomplished story-teller, with, according to his son, an astonishing memory. His mother, Mary Kelly, was an accomplished singer in Irish, and was famous at wakes, where she acted as a keener. William was also a fluent Irish speaker. The family, already poor, were to experience even more greatly reduced circumstances, and were evicted in 1813. He married Jane Anderson in 1822. After a stop-start education, he came across the classic novel Gil Blas, which inspired him to write, and in his thirties, he walked to Dublin, much like his admirer Patrick Kavanagh, and after failing to get employment on many occasions, received a lucky break when he was asked to write a sketch about Lough Derg, which he knew. The sketch was published by its editor, the Reverend Caesar Otway, in The Christian Examiner and Church of Ireland Gazette in 1828. Within two years he had published thirty sketches in the same periodical, and they were collected as Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry (Dublin, William Curry, 5 volumes in two series, 1830-1833), which went through more than fifty editions before Carleton’s death. This was followed by Tales of Ireland (Dublin, Duffy Parlour Library of Ireland, 1833). His other books include Fardorougha the Miser, or the Convicts of Lisnamona (Dublin University Magazine, 1837-1838); Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent, or Chronicles of the Castle Cumber Property (3 volumes, 1845); The Black Prophet, a Tale of the Famine (Dublin University Magazine, 1846); The Emigrants of Ahadarra (1847); Willy Reilly and his dear Colleen Bawn (London, The Independent, 1850); and The Tithe Proctor (1849). His later stories include The Squanders of Castle Squander (1852). In 1848 a pension of £200 a year was granted by Lord John Russell in response to a petition by distinguished supporters. Shortly before he died he completed the first half of his autobiography, which forms volume one of The Life of William Carleton, by David James O’Donoghue (London, Downey and Co., 2 volumes, 1896). Among the works on Carleton is Poor Scholar: A Study of William Carleton, by Benedict Kiely (Dublin, The Talbot Press, 1942 [Re-issued Dublin, Wolfhound Press, 1997] ). William Carleton died on the 30th of January 1869, and is buried in Mount Jerome, Dublin. This copy is in NEAR FINE condition in illustrated card wrappers as issued. 156pp. Bookseller Inventory # 002505

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TALES AND STORIES OF THE IRISH PEASANTRY.

CARLETON.WILLIAM

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Item Description: D&J.SADLER&CO., NEW YORK., 1880. Book Condition: Good PLUS. POSSIBLE FIRST THUS.INCLUDES FOUR NOVELS;THE POOR SCHOLAR;TUBER BURG;REDMOND AND THE TITHE-PROCTOR.ATTRACTIVE DARK BROWN CLOTH BINDING WITH BRIGHT GILT LETTERING AND DECORATIONS.HARP IN CIRCLE OF SHAMROCKS ON FRONT COVER.AEG.BINDING TIGHT.TOP AND BOTTOM OF THE SPINE WORN.FFEP MISSING.A SOUND AND ATTRACTIVE ITEM. Bookseller Inventory # 26959

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Tales & Stories of the Irish Peasantry(HARCOVER)

William Carleton

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Item Description: 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 655 Pages 655 It is the reproduction of the original edition published long back (1860 ). Hardcover with sewing binding with glossy laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, professionally processed without changing its contents. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Print on Demand Language: English. Bookseller Inventory # 1111002522506

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The Black Prophet: A Tale Of Irish Famine

William Carleton

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Item Description: Echo Library. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 272 pages. TRAITS AND STORIES OF THE IRISH PEASANTRY This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781406842142

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