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Tinkers: Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller.

By: Burke, Mary.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Oxford, 2009. 9780199566464: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2039

ISBN: 0199566461

Condition: As New


Hardback, in As New condition with dustwrapper in As New condition. First edition, pp x, 329, bibliography, index. The history of Irish Travellers is not analogous to that of the 'tinker', a Europe-wide underworld fantasy created by sixteenth-century British and continental Rogue Literature that came to be seen as an Irish character alone as English became dominant in Ireland. By the Revival, the tinker represented bohemian, pre-Celtic aboriginality, functioning as the cultural nationalist counter to the Victorian Gypsy mania. Long misunderstood as a portrayal of actual Travellers, J.M. Synge'... View more info

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Gypsy Girl: A Life on the Road, A Journey to Freedom.

By: McKinley, Rosie.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd., 2011. 9781444742046: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1320

ISBN: 1444742043

Condition: Very Good


Paperback with some fading, but otherwise in very good condition. First edition, with pp278. The story of Rosie McKinley, who was born into an Irish traveller family and ran away at 17 to marry a fellow traveller. She has five children and lives in Ireland. S21. View more info