Irish legends and mythology recur in it, from the first poem, The Pursuit of Diarmuid and Grainne. This work retells (from the original translation from Gaelic to English by Samuel Ferguson
) a Fenian...
Intertextuality and Influence
felt that no one could do it [the volume] so well as you,
She limited her selection to Irish lyrical poetry of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, excluding political poems and poems either derived from English or already well-known to English audiences. Her wide range of poets included...