In Their Own Words: The Famine in North Connacht, 1845-1849

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Columba Press, 1999 - History - 508 pages
Conscious of Kavanagh's own view that his poetry is best read without comment from the scholar, the author uses as a framework the ancient mystical stages outlined by Evelyn Underhill. The result being an illumination of the fundamental mysticism of the poetry and the person of Patrick Kavanagh.

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Liam Swords is a priest of the diocese of Achonry and has served as Chaplain to Disneyland.

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