The Gaelic Source of The Bronte Genius (1933)
Book ID: 64915
The Gaelic Source of The Bronte Genius. London: Sands & Co., 1933. First Edition. Pp 45. Publisher’s quarter cloth, paper boards with title label printed in red to upper cover & spine. Scattered foxing to contents pages, otherwise a nice bright copy.
Illustrated with six photographic plates.
“Hugh Prunty, of Ballynaskeagh, County Down, Ireland, father of the Reverend Patrick Brontë, and grandfather of the novelists, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë, was an Irish shanachie, or story-teller.”
Cathal O’Byrne was an Irish singer, poet and writer & an important figure in the Celtic revival in the North of Ireland. He joined the Gaelic League in Belfast and became a popular singer and storyteller.
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