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A bestiary

by Aidan Higgins

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Published by Dalkey Archive Press in [Normal, Ill.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland,
  • Kildare (Ireland : County)
    • Subjects:
    • Higgins, Aidan, 1927-,
    • Novelists, Irish -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Ireland -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.,
    • Kildare (Ireland : County) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesDonkey"s years., Dog days., Whole hog.
      StatementAidan Higgins.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesIrish literature series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6058.I34 Z463 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination742 p. ;
      Number of Pages742
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3693996M
      ISBN 10156478357X, 1564783588
      LC Control Number2003070084

      Read and learn for free about the following article: The Bestiary. Read and learn for free about the following article: The Bestiary. If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website. If you're behind a web filter, please. Guillaume Apollinaire’s first book of poems has charmed readers with its brief celebrations of animals, birds, fish, insects, and the mythical poet Orpheus since it was first published in Though Apollinaire would go on to longer and more ambitious work, his Bestiary reveals key elements of his later poetry, among them surprising images.

      Bestiary definition is - a medieval allegorical or moralizing work on the appearance and habits of real or imaginary animals. How to use bestiary in a sentence. A bestiary is a book from the medieval era with pictures and stories of animals. Bestiaries includes real animals as well as mythical animals such as unicorns.

      The Peterborough Bestiary This prospectus announces the forthcoming publication of the Peterborough Bestiary. The painstaking photographic process used to reproduce the manuscript has captured not only the text and rich decorations, but also the color variations and stains in the original parchment. Tools for Minecraft!


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