Patrick Pearse. The Triumph of Failure (1978)
Book ID: 63071
Patrick Pearse. The Triumph of Failure. New York: Traplinger, 1978. First US Edition. Near fine copy in dust jacket.
A comprehensive biography of Patrick Pearse.
The author discusses Pearse’s glorious but never quite successful ventures – the remarkable school he founded far ahead of its time, and his struggle in the Gaelic League to save the living Irish language and inspire a new epoch in Irish literature.