Transforming Traditions: Studies in Comparative Linguistics, Literature and Folklore.

Maxim Fomin (Editor), Václav Blažek (Editor), Piotr Stalmaszczyk (Editor)

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The focus of the volume is wide-ranging, including such matters as archaeological evidence of the Celtic presence in the Eastern Europe, Celtic and Balto-Slavic isoglosses, aspects of early Irish narrative and modern Celtic linguistic traditions with reference to areas of syntax, grammar and language change, creative writing in Wales as well as Celto-Slavic paremiology and folklore
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationUniversity of Łódź: Łódź University Press
PublisherUniversité de Bretagne Occidentale
Number of pages214
ISBN (Print)978-83-7525-726-7
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 6 Dec 2012


  • Celtic and Slavic early and modern linguistic data
  • their cultural and narrative traditions. In addition to papers on lexical and grammatical parallels between Celtic and Slavic languages
  • other subjects covered are mythological aspects of Irish narrative tradition
  • modern Welsh literature and language
  • and aspects of Breton grammar. The second part of the volume includes invited papers on Russian and Scottish Gaelic paremiology
  • early Irish pseudo-history and archaeological evidence relating to Celtic presence on the territory of the present day Ukraine


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