Aelic Literature: What values are expressed in Gaelic literature?

Note: The deadline is extremely important

literature will be the main source of evidence in the essay, though history, art, sociology, etc can be introduced as appropriate.

Here are some secondary texts:

Bateman, Meg a?Donnchadh BA n, pragmatic or mythica? in ASLS 2007

Campbell, John Gregorson and Black, Ronald, The Gaelic Otherworld, Edinburgh, Birlinn 2005 MacInnes, John DA?thchas nan GA idheal, edited by Michael Newton, Edinburgh, Birlinn 2006

MacInnes, John a?Samhla na Craoibhea?, SA r Ghaidheal translated by Meg Bateman as a?The Symbol of the Treea?

McLeod and Bateman, Duanaire na Sracaire

Murphy, Gerard Early Irish Lyrics, Oxford, Clarendon Press 1977

O Driscoll, Robert. The Celtic Consciousness. Edinburgh, Canongate 1982

Newton, Michael A Handbook of the Scottish Gaelic World, Dublin, Four Corts Press

Sims-Williams, Patrick, a?The Visionary Celt: The Construction of a Celtic Preconceptiona?, Cambridge Medieval Celtic Studies, 11 (Summer): 71-96 1986

Stafford, Fiona The Sublime Savage, Edinburgh, EUP 1988

Thomson, Derick An Introduction to Gaelic Poetry, Edinburgh, EUP 1990