From Isles of Dream: Visionary Stories and Poems of the Celtic Renaissance

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A marvelous anthology of stories and poems by writers of the early twentieth century Celtic Renaissance. John Matthews' selection of powerful, visionary tales is a feast of fantasy and imagination. Authors include W. B. Yeats, George Russell, Fiona Macleod, James Stephens, John Cowper Powys, James Branch Cabel, George Macdonald, Ella Young, Lord Dunsany, and Henry Treece.
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About the author

John Matthews was born in the North of England in 1948. He has been a professional writer since 1980, and has produced over forty books ranging from Celtic and Arthurian legends to collections of stories, essays, and poetry He has given workshops in Britain, Central Europe, and America and is primarily concerned with the interpretation of myth. He is an internationally renowned authority on mythology and folklore with a special interest in the Arthurian and Grail traditions and Celtic lore. Matthews best known works are The Grail: Quest for Eternal Life, Taliesin: Shamanism and the Bardic Mysteries in Britain and Ireland, and The Celtic Shaman. Other books include Arthur and the Grail Quest, Within the Hollow Hills, and The Winter Solstice, which won the Benjamin Franklin Award in 1998. Matthews has also co-authored with his wife, Caitlin Matthews, a study of the Western mystery tradition, The Western Way. Together they designed and wrote the best-selling Arthurian Tarot, which has sold more than 50,000 copies and has been translated into several languages.

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Publisher
SteinerBooks
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Published on
Dec 31, 1993
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Pages
286
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ISBN
9780940262614
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Anthologies (multiple authors)
Fiction / Visionary & Metaphysical
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This content is DRM free.
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