Irish Texts Society Subsidiary Series Volume 01: A New Introduction to Lebor Gabála Érenn
SS1. John Carey, A New Introduction to Lebor Gabála Érenn ... Edited and Translated by R. A. S.Macalister. The greater part of this new introduction chronicles and places in context the extensive body of scholarship that has accumulated about the nature, sources, and textual history of Lebor Gabála Érenn, including the critical contribution of R.A. S. Macalister’s five-volume edition of the text for the Society (Main Series 34-35, 38-39, 44). John Carey, who lectures in the Department of Early and Medieval Irish at UCC, also presents his own expert and stimulating opinions of the text, based on a study that stretches back to the beginnings of his scholarly career.