Carney (James P.)

  • 1914–1989
  • scholars
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Carney, James P., “Language and literature to 1169”, in: Dáibhí Ó Cróinín (ed.), A new history of Ireland, vol. 1: Prehistoric and early Ireland, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. 451–510.
Carney, James P., “The dating of archaic Irish verse”, in: Stephen N. Tranter, and Hildegard L. C. Tristram (eds), Early Irish literature — media and communication / Mündlichkeit und Schriftlichkeit in der frühen irischen Literatur, 10, Tübingen: Narr, 1989. 39–55.
Carney, James P., “Literature in Irish, 1169–1534”, in: Art Cosgrove (ed.), A new history of Ireland, vol. 2: Medieval Ireland, 1169–1534, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 1987. 688–707.  
This chapter discusses the following: reaction to the Anglo-Norman invasion; emergence of Early Modern Irish; the fourteenth-century revival; the ‘great books’; paper and printing; bardic verse; love poetry: the theory of French influence; Gearóid Iarla and Maghnus Ó Domhnaill; new versions of older tales; development of a ballad tradition; the ‘romantic tale’; literature from Connacht; and translations into Early Modern lrish of religious literature, medical and scientific literature, and entertainment and information.
(source: Oxford Scholarship Online)
Carney, James P., “A maccucáin, sruith in tíag”, Celtica 15 (1983): 25–41.
Carney, James P., “The history of early Irish literature: the state of research”, in: Gearóid Mac Eoin, Anders Ahlqvist, and Donncha Ó hAodha (eds), Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress of Celtic Studies, held in University College, Galway, 6–13 July, 1979, 6, Dublin, 1983. 113–130.
Carney, James P., “The dating of early Irish verse texts, 500–1100”, Éigse 19 (1982–1983): 177–216.
Carney, James P., “The earliest Bran material”, in: John J. OʼMeara, and Bernd Naumann (eds), Latin script and letters A.D. 400–900: Festschrift presented to Ludwig Bieler on the occasion of his 70th birthday, Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1976. 174–193.
Carney, James P., “The invention of the Ogom cipher”, Ériu 26 (1975): 53–65.
Bieler, Ludwig, and James P. Carney, “The Lambeth commentary”, Ériu 23 (1972): 1–55.
Carney, James P., “Three Old Irish accentual poems”, Ériu 22 (1971): 23–80.
Carney, James P., “The Ó Cianáin miscellany”, Ériu 21 (1969): 122–147.
Carney, James P., “The deeper level of Irish literature”, The Capuchin Annual 36 (1969): 160–171.
Carney, James P., and David Greene (eds), Celtic studies: essays in memory of Angus Matheson 1912–1962, London: Routledge, 1968.
Carney, James P., “Two poems from Acallam na senórach”, in: James P. Carney, and David Greene (eds), Celtic studies: essays in memory of Angus Matheson 1912–1962, London: Routledge, 1968. 22–32.
Carney, James P. [tr.], Medieval Irish lyrics, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1967.  
comments: Edition, with introduction, English translation and notes, of a selection of Irish and Hiberno-Latin poems.
Carney, James P., “Old Ireland and her poetry”, in: Robert E. McNally (ed.), Old Ireland, Dublin: Gill, 1965. 147–172.
Carney, James P. [ed.], Early Irish poetry, Thomas Davis Lectures, Cork: Mercier, 1965.
Carney, James P., “Sedulius Scottus”, in: Robert E. McNally (ed.), Old Ireland, Dublin: Gill, 1965. 228–250.
Carney, James P. [ed.], The poems of Blathmac, son of Cú Brettan: together with the Irish Gospel of Thomas and a poem on the Virgin Mary, Irish Texts Society, 47, London: Irish Texts Society, 1964.
Carney, James P., and Maura Carney, “A collection of Irish charms”, Saga och Sed (1960, 1961): 144−152.
Carney, James P., The problem of St. Patrick, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1961.
Carney, James P., A genealogical history of the O'Reillys: written in the eighteenth century by Eóghan Ó Raghallaigh and incorporating portion of the earlier work of Dr. Thomas Fitzsimons, vicar-general of the Diocese of Kilmore, Cavan: An Cumann Sheanchais Bhréifne, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1959.
Carney, James P., “Two Old Irish poems”, Ériu 18 (1958): 1–43.  
comments: Edition and translation of two poems from Dublin, National Library of Ireland, MS G 50:
  1. ‘Imbu macan coig bliadhna’ (pp. 10-26), Irish version of the Infancy Gospel of Thomas (apocryphal text)
  2. ‘Mairi mathair, an maic bic’ (pp. 26-29), poem on the Virgin Mary.
Carney, James P., Studies in Irish literature and history, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1955.
Carney, James P., “Carn Fraoich soitheach na saorchlann”, Celtica 2:1 (1952, 1954): 154–194.

As honouree

Celtica 23 — Essays in honour of James Patrick Carney (1999), Dublin: School of Celtic Studies, DIAS.
Ó Corráin, Donnchadh, Liam Breatnach, and Kim R. McCone (eds), Sages, saints and storytellers: Celtic studies in honour of Professor James Carney, Maynooth Monographs, 2, Maynooth: An Sagart, 1989.


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