Children of Odin: The Book of Northern Myths

3,98 valoración promedio
( 2.688 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9781417630424: Children of Odin: The Book of Northern Myths
Ver todas las copias de esta edición ISBN.
 
 
Biografía del autor:

About the Author:

"Padraic Colum (8 December 1881 - 11 January 1972) was an Irish poet, novelist, dramatist, biographer and collector of folklore. He was one of the leading figures of the Celtic Revival.

Colum was born Padraic Columb in a County Longford workhouse, where his father worked. He was the first of eight children. When the father lost his job in 1889, he moved to the United States to participate in the Colorado gold rush. Padraic and his mother and siblings remained in Ireland. When the father returned in 1892, the family moved to Glasthule, outside Dublin where his father was employed as Assistant Manager at Sandycove and Glasthule railway station. His son attended the local national school.

When Colum's mother died in 1897, the family were temporarily split up. Padraic and one brother remained in Dublin while the father and remaining children moved back to Longford. Colum finished school the following year and at the age of seventeen, he passed an exam for and was awarded a clerkship in the Irish Railway Clearing House. He stayed in this job until 1903.

During this period, Colum started to write and met a number of the leading Irish writers of the time, including W. B. Yeats, Lady Gregory and AE. He also joined the Gaelic League and was a member of the first board of the Abbey Theatre. It was at this time that he dropped the 'b' from his surname. He became a regular user of the National Library of Ireland. Here he met James Joyce and the two became lifelong friends.

He was awarded a five year scholarship to University College Dublin by a wealthy American benefactor Thomas Kelly." (Quote from wikipedia.org)

Reseña del editor:

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Colum, Padraic
Publicado por San Val
ISBN 10: 1417630426 ISBN 13: 9781417630424
Nuevo Cantidad disponible: 1
Librería
Central Kentucky Book Supply, LLC
(Nicholasville, KY, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción San Val. LIBRARY BINDING. Condición: New. 1417630426 NEW. Nº de ref. del artículo: Z1417630426ZN

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 256,18
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,26
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Padraic Colum, Willy Pogany (Illustrator)
Publicado por San Val (2004)
ISBN 10: 1417630426 ISBN 13: 9781417630424
Nuevo Cantidad disponible: 1
Librería
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción San Val, 2004. School & Library Binding. Condición: New. Nº de ref. del artículo: DADAX1417630426

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 498,11
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 4,08
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío