From the Isles of Dream

Visionary Stories and Poems of the Celtic Renaissance

Edited by John Neuro; Foreword by Robin Williamson

Availability:
Out of print

Quick Look

A selection of inspired and poetical writings drawing on traditional themes of mystical and visionary occurences.

Format:
paperback
Size:
234 x 154 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Religion & Spirituality
Illustrations:
illustrated
Extent:
288 pages
ISBN:
9780863155239
Publication date:
01 May 1993

Description

The Celtic Renaissance of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries gave rise to a rich variety of inspired and poetical writings, drawing on traditional themes of mystical and visionary occurrences.

This selection, accompanied by evocative contemporary illustrations, includes poems and stories from many of the leading writers of the period, such as WB Yeats, George Macdonald, Fiona Macleod, AE, John Cowper Powys, James Stephens, Lord Dunsany, Kenneth Morris, Ella Young, and Edward Burne-Jones.

Author

John Matthews is an internationally renowned Celtic scholar and authority on the Western Mystery tradition and the Arthurian legend. He is the author of many books including The Western Way, The Grail : Quest for Eternal Life, and The Arthurian Tradition.

Links

Unfortunately this book is now out of print. You may enjoy more books by John Matthews:
Sources of the Grail
Within the Hollow Hills: An Anthology of New Celtic Writing

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