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Setting foot on theshores of Connemara & other writings

by Robinson, Tim

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Published by Lilliput Press in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Robinson, Tim, -- 1935- -- Journeys -- Ireland.,
  • Connemara (Ireland) -- Description and travel.,
  • Burren (Ireland) -- Description and travel.,
  • Aran Islands (Ireland) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTim Robinson.
    ContributionsRobinson, Tim, 1935-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi,217p. :
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22268041M
    ISBN 101874675791, 1874675740

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    - Tim Robinson, ‘Preface’, Setting foot on the shores of Connemara & other writings, ‘I try to ensure that copies of as many as possible of these lists [of placenames] from Connemara and Aran and the Burren come into my hands, and are added to my archive, which will eventually go to NUI Galway. Now, it may be that some minor historical. The book includes an introduction by John Elder discussing both Robinson's work and Feve's photographic response. The book also features three new previously unpublished essays by Tim Robinson. 'When Jane Conroy conceived this book it was as a photographic exploration by Nicolas Fève of ideas and places mentioned in my Connemara trilogy.

      In the aftermath of the Great Famine of , the Martin Estate in the West of Ireland, ,acres of bog and mountain, was put up for sale. Its mortgagees, the London Law Life Insurance Society, evicted many of the tenants, and in February sent Thomas Colville Scott to conduct a survey of their property. This is his journal, recently discovered at an auction-house in England. The Shannon Scheme, a massive hydroelectric project centred at Ardnacrusha in south-east Co. Clare, remains the most ambitious engineering project undertaken in the history of the Irish scale and importance made it an economic centrepiece of the state building programme during the s, and one of the few major success stories of the Cumann na nGaedheal government.


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‘Islands and Images’ describes the Aran Islands themselves; ‘Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara’, the title-essay, elevates the map-maker’s craft into art; ‘The View from Errisbeg’ integrates the landscapes of Galway Bay, the Burren and Connemara by way of topography, botany and geology; ‘Space, Time and Connemara Author: Tim Robinson.

As well as Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara, the work includes Place/Person/Book, Robinson's introduction to the Penguin Classics edition of Synge's The Aran Islands.

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These pieces are written from the perspective of cartography, landscape interpretation, mathematics, art and : Tim Robinson. In these fourteen related works we witness a great writer, artist and cartographer united with his subject, conveying the vivid experiences of a quarter-century of exploring and mapping the Aran Islands, the Burren and Connemara.

‘Islands and Images’ describes the Aran Islands themselves; ‘Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara’, the title-essay, elevates the map-maker’s craft into.

'Islands and Images' describes the Aran Islands themselves; 'Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara', the title-essay, elevates the map-maker's craft into art; 'The View from Errisbeg' integrates the landscapes of Galway Bay, the Burren and Connemara by way of topography, botany and geology; 'Space, Time and Connemara', centrepiece to the collection, surveys the archaeology and human.

'Islands and Images', the first essay in this collection, describes the Aran Islands themselves; 'Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara', the title-essay, elevates the map-maker's craft into art; 'The View from Errisbeg' integrates the landscapes of Galway Bay, the Burren and Connemara by way of topography, botany and geology; 'Space, Time and Connemara', centrepiece to the collection.

This is a collection of writings by Tim Robinson. As well as "Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara", the work includes "Place/Person/Book", Robinson's introduction to the Penguin Classics edition of Synge's "The Aran Islands".

These pieces are written from the perspective of cartography, landscape interpretation, mathematics, art and : Tim Robinson. This is a collection of writings by Tim Robinson.

As well as "Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara", the work includes "Place/Person/Book", Robinson's introduction to the Penguin Classics edition of Synge's "The Aran Islands". These pieces are written from the perspective of cartography, landscape interpretation, mathematics, art and : Tim Robinson.

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From the two volumes of Stones of Aran to the essays collected in Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara and My Time in Space, Tim Robinson has established himself as one of the great non-fiction writers at work in the English light of this, Tales and Imaginings, a collection of imaginative writings from five decades, might seem a profound departure, but to read it is to encounter.

Tales and Imaginings confirms that achievement. TIM ROBINSON was born in England in Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage, published inwon the Irish Book Award Literature Medal and a Rooney Prize Special Award for Literature in Stones of Aran: Labyrinth appeared inand Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara was published in Setting foot on the shores of Connemara (Lilliput pamphlets) [Robinson, Tim] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Setting foot on the shores of Connemara (Lilliput pamphlets). In he moved to the West of Ireland and began writing and making maps. Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage, published inwon the Irish Book Award Literature Medal and a Rooney Prize Special Award for Literature in Stones of Aran: Labyrinth appeared inand Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara was published in Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara & Other Writings, Paperback by Robinson, Tim, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US In these fourteen related essays we witness a great writer and cartographer united with his subject, conveying the vivid experiences of a quarter-century of exploring and mapping the.

InRobinson began to turn his attentions to Connemara, writing a pamphlet, later expanded into a book, called "Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara".

There followed a series of recurring articles in the Connacht Tribune under the title "Mapping South Connemara". 'Islands and Images', the first essay in this collection, describes the Aran Islands themselves; 'Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara', the title-essay, elevates the map-maker's craft into art; 'The View from Errisbeg' integrates the landscapes of Galway Bay, the Burren and Connemara by way of topography, botany and geology; 'Space, Time and Connemara', centrepiece to the Pages: Penguin Books - Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara & Other Writings - Tim Robinson Lilliput Press - The Shores of Connemara - Séamus Mac an Iomaire Tír Eolas - Three Men on an Island - James McIntyre Blackstaff Press - St.

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