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The Resource Ireland : in word and image, photographs by Jay Ben Adlersberg ; text editing by Samantha Bowser

Ireland : in word and image, photographs by Jay Ben Adlersberg ; text editing by Samantha Bowser

Label
Ireland : in word and image
Title
Ireland
Title remainder
in word and image
Statement of responsibility
photographs by Jay Ben Adlersberg ; text editing by Samantha Bowser
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Contributor
Editor
Photographer
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Language
eng
Summary
  • ""Beyond the green land, the pubs and the auburn hair, is a rich culture dating back nine thousand years, including invasions by just about every nation in Northern Europe. The Irish have survived as a people, perhaps because of the genetics of hope, the richness of tale-telling and laughter, and the scent of peat in the air."--Jay Ben Adlersberg The Emerald Isle is known for its gorgeous countryside, and rightfully so. From the rugged cliffs of the Atlantic coast to the lush meadows and lakes of the interior, Ireland is rich in imagery both awe-inspiring and serene. The vibrant streets of such cities as Dublin and Belfast, where modern architecture rubs shoulders with Georgian townhouses and Norman stonework, testify to the island's 21st century resurgence as the cosmopolitan 'Celtic Tiger.' From the remains of a Bronze Age ring fort to the soaring modern Spire of Dublin to the stallions of the National Stud, Ireland is a land of surprising variety. The rich color images collected here weave together the portrait of a land where Paleolithic monuments, medieval castles, quiet fishing villages, and bustling cities all exist alongside each other. From the eerie, astonishing hexagonal stones of the 'Giant's Causeway' in County Antrim to the cozy atmosphere of the town pub; from breathtaking wild landscapes to the exquisite gardens of stately homes; each page offers a new glimpse of Ireland's multifarious beauty. The prehistoric tombs of Newgrange, the Gothic peaks of St. Patrick's Cathedral, the sublime scenery of Connemara National Park, and countless country villages, all are here. With a keen visual sensibility, Jay Ben Adlersberg captures the tiniest details and the most magnificent vistas that are at the island's heart and that make Ireland one of the world's loveliest places to travel--or to call home. Here, too, is a journey through Ireland's history. The soaring modern Spire of Dublin monument, the elegant campus of Trinity College, the ancient seat of Ireland's kings at Tara--each evokes a different moment in Ireland's many-layered past. Written in the land itself, Ireland's history appears here in the slope of a thatched roof, in the grass-grown remains of a Bronze Age ring fort, in a field tilled for centuries. Finally, here is the soul of a land where, out of the hardships of the past, have come arts and culture alive with creativity and resilience, from traditional flute and fiddle music to a diverse literary tradition from which thirty poems and literary excerpts have been chosen to accompany Adlersberg's images, including the romantic prose of James Joyce; the humorous boyhood memories of Frank McCourt; the celebration of natural beauty in the poetry of W.B. Yeats; and the folk tales of Douglas Hyde; as well as numerous others whose writings capture the unique spirit that is Ireland. Samantha Bowser supplies the rich and nuanced captions for the more than two hundred photographs."--
  • "With a keen visual sensibility, photographer Jay Ben Adlersberg captures the tiniest details and the most magnificent vistas that make Ireland one of the world's loveliest places to travel--or to call home. The rich color images collected in this volume weave together Paleolithic monuments, medieval castles, quiet fishing villages, and bustling cities into one incredible portrait. Here too, is a journey through Ireland's history, accompanied by its greatest novelists, poets, and essayists. Thirty evocative Irish texts have been carefully selected to accompany Adlersberg's images, including the dramatic words of James Joyce, the humorous boyhood memories of Frank McCourt, the celebration of natural beauty in the poetry of W.B. Yeats, and the folk tales of Douglas Hyde"--
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Adlersberg, Jay Ben
Dewey number
914.150483
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
DA978.2
LC item number
.A35 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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Bowser, Samantha
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  • Ireland
  • Ireland
  • Ireland
  • Ireland
Label
Ireland : in word and image, photographs by Jay Ben Adlersberg ; text editing by Samantha Bowser
Link
9781599621258.jpg
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The piper and the púca
  • Douglas Hyde
  • The song of wandering Aengus
  • W.B. Yeats
  • Beyond the Pale
  • William Trevor
  • The dance half done
  • May Ann Larkin
  • Windharp
  • John Montague
  • Introduction
  • The hawk
  • Liam O'Flaherty
  • A man Is only As good ...
  • Pat Boran
  • The Irish sketchbook
  • William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Marbhan's hymn of content
  • Lady Augusta Gregory
  • Floodtide
  • Mairtín Ó Cadhain
  • Jay Ben Adlersberg
  • I Am of Ireland
  • Anonymous
  • The little girl's riddle
  • Eva Gore-Booth
  • Enchanted woods
  • William Butler Yeats
  • Joy
  • Daniel Corkery
  • The Blackwater lightship
  • Colm Toibín
  • The earth-shapers
  • Home sickness
  • George Moore
  • The green glens Of Antrim (traditional song)
  • Angela's ashes
  • Frank McCourt
  • The reaping race
  • Liam O'Flaherty
  • The ram's horn
  • John Hewitt
  • The cow
  • retold by Ella Young
  • James Stephens
  • The matter with Ireland
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • Going home
  • Brian Moore
  • The gathering
  • Anne Enright
  • An encounter
  • James Joyce
  • Digging
  • Speech at Tara
  • Seamus Heaney
  • Lament of the Irish emigrant
  • Helen Selina, Lady Dufferin
  • The third policeman
  • Flann O'Brien
  • The last September
  • Elizabeth Bowen
  • Guests of the nation
  • Frank O'Connor
  • First love
  • Daniel O'Connell
  • Samuel Beckett
  • Epic
  • Patrick Kavanagh
  • A fanatic heart
  • Edna O'Brien
  • Rocks
  • Tim Goulding
  • The Giant's Causeway
  • William Hamilton Drummond
  • The Paps of Dana
  • Prelude
  • James Stephens
  • The shadow house of Lugh
  • Anonymous
  • Homes on the mountain
  • Benedict Kiely
  • A portrait of an artist as a young man
  • James Joyce
  • J.M. Synge
Control code
ocn852681994
Dimensions
34 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
273 pages
Isbn
9781599621258
Lccn
2013027331
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)852681994
Label
Ireland : in word and image, photographs by Jay Ben Adlersberg ; text editing by Samantha Bowser
Link
9781599621258.jpg
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The piper and the púca
  • Douglas Hyde
  • The song of wandering Aengus
  • W.B. Yeats
  • Beyond the Pale
  • William Trevor
  • The dance half done
  • May Ann Larkin
  • Windharp
  • John Montague
  • Introduction
  • The hawk
  • Liam O'Flaherty
  • A man Is only As good ...
  • Pat Boran
  • The Irish sketchbook
  • William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Marbhan's hymn of content
  • Lady Augusta Gregory
  • Floodtide
  • Mairtín Ó Cadhain
  • Jay Ben Adlersberg
  • I Am of Ireland
  • Anonymous
  • The little girl's riddle
  • Eva Gore-Booth
  • Enchanted woods
  • William Butler Yeats
  • Joy
  • Daniel Corkery
  • The Blackwater lightship
  • Colm Toibín
  • The earth-shapers
  • Home sickness
  • George Moore
  • The green glens Of Antrim (traditional song)
  • Angela's ashes
  • Frank McCourt
  • The reaping race
  • Liam O'Flaherty
  • The ram's horn
  • John Hewitt
  • The cow
  • retold by Ella Young
  • James Stephens
  • The matter with Ireland
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • Going home
  • Brian Moore
  • The gathering
  • Anne Enright
  • An encounter
  • James Joyce
  • Digging
  • Speech at Tara
  • Seamus Heaney
  • Lament of the Irish emigrant
  • Helen Selina, Lady Dufferin
  • The third policeman
  • Flann O'Brien
  • The last September
  • Elizabeth Bowen
  • Guests of the nation
  • Frank O'Connor
  • First love
  • Daniel O'Connell
  • Samuel Beckett
  • Epic
  • Patrick Kavanagh
  • A fanatic heart
  • Edna O'Brien
  • Rocks
  • Tim Goulding
  • The Giant's Causeway
  • William Hamilton Drummond
  • The Paps of Dana
  • Prelude
  • James Stephens
  • The shadow house of Lugh
  • Anonymous
  • Homes on the mountain
  • Benedict Kiely
  • A portrait of an artist as a young man
  • James Joyce
  • J.M. Synge
Control code
ocn852681994
Dimensions
34 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
273 pages
Isbn
9781599621258
Lccn
2013027331
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)852681994

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