Nagy (Joseph Falaky)

734.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Intervention and disruption in the myths of Finn and Sigurd.
In Ériu 31 (1980), pp. 123–131.
A typological study of heroic traditions relating to Irish Finn and Norse Sigurd.
324.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Demne Mael.
In Celtica 14 (1981), pp. 8–14.
The significance of mael in Finn’s original name of Demne Mael.
3593.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Liminality and knowledge in Irish tradition.
In StC 16–17 (1981–1982), pp. 135–143.
9276.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Shamanic aspects of the bruidhean tale.
In HR 20/4 (May 1981), pp. 302–322.
1758.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): The wisdom of the geilt.
In Éigse 19/1 (1982), pp. 44–60.
13077.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Beowulf and Fergus: heroes of their tribes?
13093.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Close encounters of the traditional kind in medieval Irish literature.
In Celtic folklore and Christianity [Heist studies] (1983), pp. 129–149.
On the definition of the acallam as narrative genre.
2637.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Heroic destinies in the macgnímrada of Finn and Cú Chulainn.
In ZCP 40 (1984), pp. 23–39.
Outlines the common story pattern underlying the respective macgnímrada.
3613.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Otter, salmon and eel in traditional Gaelic narrative.
In StC 20–21 (1985–1986), pp. 123–144.
Suggests that these water creatures have similar and overlapping functions as conduits of otherworldly power, wisdom and madness.
1662.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): The wisdom of the outlaw: the boyhood deeds of Finn in Gaelic narrative tradition.
Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London: University of California, 1985. ix + 338 pp.
App. 1 incl. an Engl transl. of [1.] Macgnímartha Finn (as ed. by K. Meyer, Revue celtique 5 (1882), pp. 195-204); and [2.] Fotha Catha Cnucha (based on text in LU lines 3135-3219).

Rev. by
Vincent A. Dunn, in Oral Tradition 4/3 (1989), pp. 413-415.
Padraig A. Breatnach, in Éigse 24 (1990), pp. 155-167.
Ruth P. M. Lehmann, in Speculum 62 (1987), pp. 165-167.
Dáithí Ó hÓgáin, in Béaloideas 54-55 (1986-1987), pp. 280-203.
Karl Horst Schmidt, in Fabula 28 (1987), pp. 370-372.
R. Mark Scowcroft, in CMCS 12 (Summer, 1987), pp. 97-100.
Richard Skerrett, in StC 20-21 (1985-1986), pp. 278-280.

13081.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Fenian heroes and their rites of passage.
In Béaloideas 54–55 (1986–1987), pp. 161–182.
Repr. in The heroic process (1987), pp. 161-182.
8158.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Orality in medieval Irish narrative: an overview.
In OT 1/2 (1986), pp. 272–301.
1034.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): In defence of rómánsaíocht.
In Ériu 38 (1987), pp. 9–26.
Preliminary re-evaluation of origins, form and content of romantic tales. Discussion based on story of Serc Duibhe Lacha do Mhongán, known in scribal tradition as Tóruigheacht Duibhe Lacha Láimh-Ghile.
13117.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): The sign of the outlaw: multiformity in Fenian narrative.
In Comparative research on oral traditions (1987), pp. 465–495.
4691.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Oral life and literary death in medieval Irish tradition.
In OT 3/3 (1988), pp. 368–380.
13074.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Representations of oral tradition in medieval Irish literature.
In Language & communication 9/2-3 (1989), pp. 143–158.
2164.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Compositional concerns in the Accallam na senórach.
In Sages, saints and storytellers [Fs. Carney] (1989), pp. 149–158.
13123.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Hierarchy, heroes and heads: Indo-European structures in Greek myth.
In Approaches to Greek myth (1990), pp. 200–238.
The speaking ‘vital head’ of Orpheus is compared to that of Súaltam in medieval Irish tradition.
497.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): The herons of Druim Ceat revisiting, and revisited.
In Celtica 21 (1990), pp. 368–376.
13128.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Oral tradition in the Acallam na senórach.
In Oral tradition in the middle ages (1995), pp. 77–95.
8599.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): The rising of the Cronn river in the Táin bó Cúailnge.
In Celtica helsingiensia (1996), pp. 129–148.
11286.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Daring young men in their chariots.
In Celtic florilegium [O Hehir studies] (1996), pp. 144–151.
Finds a parallel to the Etarcomol episode of Táin bó Cuailnge in Iliad 23.262-650.
8082.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): A new introduction to Buile Suibhne (The frenzy of Suibhne), being the adventures of Suibhne Geilt: a middle Irish romance.
ITS-SS, 4. London: Irish Texts Society, 1996. 32 pp.
2820.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): How the Táin was lost.
In ZCP 49–50 (1997), pp. 603–609.
Identifies a theme of Indo-European mythology in the association of water bodies with the loss and renewal of life and knowledge seen in the death of the two repositories of the Táin, Roán and Roae, and the subsequent preservation of the saga by Fergus mac Roich, thus arguing that this episode is not an incidental addition, but an inextricable part of the larger framework of the narrative.
8617.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Conversing with angels and ancients: literary myths of medieval Ireland.
Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1997. xiv + 356 pp.
Rev. by
John Carey, ‘Sages, saints, and semiotics: encountering medieval Irish literature’, in CMCS 35 (Summer, 1998), pp. 57-72.
Colin Ireland, in Peritia 12 (1998), pp. 396-400.
Thomas O’Loughlin, in Béaloideas 66 (1998), pp. 278-281.
Thomas Owen Clancy, in Éigse 33 (2002), pp. 245-251.
8085.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): A new introduction to two Irish Arthurian romances.
ITS-SS, 7. London: Irish Texts Society, 1998. 18 pp.
12270.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Psalm as praise poem in medieval Celtic traditions.
In The place of the Psalms in the intellectual culture of the middle ages (1999), pp. 25–42.
Explains Colum Cille’s use of the example of the Psalms in his defense of poetry, as seen in the poem Mo-chean duit a Colaim caidh (as ed. by Brian Ó Cuív in Éigse 12, 1967/68, pp. 165-172), by means of the analogy between the purchase of poems from a poet by a patron and that of the Psalms from David by God.
5645.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): The Irish herald.
In Ildánach ildírech [Fs. Mac Cana] (1999), pp. 121–130.
8807.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky) (ed.): The individual in Celtic literatures / Joseph Falaky Nagy, editor.
CSANAY, 1. Dublin: Four Courts, 2000. 144 pp.
Rev. by
Andrew Welsh, in CMCS 45 (Summer, 2003), pp. 82-85.
13155.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): The reproductions of Irish saints.
In Studies in Irish hagiography (2001), pp. 278–288.
On the relationship between saints and their devotees.
13078.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Observations on the Ossianesque in medieval Irish literature and modern Irish folklore.
In JAF 114/454 (Autumn 2001), pp. 436–446.
13121.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Myth and legendum in medieval and modern Ireland.
In Myth: a new symposium (2002), pp. 124–138.
8808.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky) (ed.): Identifying the Celtic / Joseph Falaky Nagy, editor.
CSANAY, 2. Dublin: Four Courts, 2002. 144 pp.
Rev. by
Pierre-Yves Lambert, in ÉtC 36 (2008), pp. 238-239.
William Sayers, in Peritia 22-23 (2011-2012), pp. 387-401.
8112.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): The significance of the Duanaire Finn.
In Reassessments on Duanaire Finn (2003), pp. 39–50.
13126.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): A pig for Samhain?
In Chaucer and the challenges of medievalism (2003), pp. 311–325.
Discusses literary and folklore references to the banb samna.
13079.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): The poetics of absence in Celtic tradition: Sir Thomas Parry-Williams memorial lecture, 2002.
Aberystwyth: Canolfan Uwchefrydiau Cymreig a Cheltaidd Prifysgol Cymru = University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, 2003. 27 pp.
8822.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Introduction: the singing warrior.
11519.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Life in the fast lane: the Acallam na senórach.
In Medieval Celtic literature and society (2005), pp. 117–131.
13098.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): “Not the practice of games” .
In A companion in linguistics [Fs. Ahlqvist] (2005), pp. 121–126.
8809.
Jones (Leslie Ellen) (ed.), Nagy (Joseph Falaky) (ed.): Heroic poets and poetic heroes in Celtic tradition: studies in honor of Patrick K. Ford / Joseph Falaky Nagy and Leslie Ellen Jones, editors.
CSANAY, 3–4. Dublin: Four Courts, 2005. 420 pp.
pp. 395-399: Bibliography of Patrick K. Ford.

Rev. by
Nerys Ann Jones, in Peritia 21 (2010), pp. 351-354.
Erich Poppe, in CMCS 51 (Summer, 2006), pp. 103-106.
Liam Mac Mathuna, in StH 35 (2008-2009), pp. 221-226.
Ford (Patrick K.) (hon.)
8810.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky) (ed.): Memory and the modern in Celtic literatures / Joseph Falaky Nagy, editor.
CSANAY, 5. Dublin: Four Courts, 2006. 168 pp.
Rev. by
Dagmar Bronner, in ZCP 57 (2009-2010), pp. 239-240.
Pierre-Yves Lambert, in ÉtC 37 (2011), pp. 240-242.
Geraldine Parsons, in CMCS 56 (Winter, 2008), pp. 116-118.
13119.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Hearing and hunting in medieval Celtic tradition.
In Myth in early Northwest Europe (2007), pp. 121–151.
8811.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky) (ed.): Myth in Celtic literatures / Joseph Falaky Nagy, editor.
CSANAY, 6. Dublin: Four Courts, 2007. 192 pp.
Rev. by
Maria Teresa Agozzino, in Folklore 119/3 (Dec., 2008), pp. 359-360.
Dagmar Bronner, in ZCP 57 (2009-2010), pp. 240-242.
William Sayers, in Peritia 22-23 (2011-2012), pp. 387-401.
11260.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Acallam na senórach, a ‘tri-cycle’?
In Essays on the early Irish king tales (2008), pp. 68–83.
10811.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Hurtling Búan and the heroic trajectory.
In Ulidia 2 (2009), pp. 1–17.
On the narrative significance of such gestures as leaping and throwing in various episodes from the Ulster Cycle (Búan’s death in Fled Bricrenn, the encounter with king Buan’s daughter in the Táin, etc.).
12925.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Arthur and the Irish.
In Companion to Arthurian literature (2009), pp. 117–127.
11743.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Tristanic, Fenian, and lovers’ leaps.
In Diasa díograise [Ó Briain essays] (2009), pp. 157–172.
8851.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Heroic recycling in Celtic tradition.
In PHCC 26-27 (2010), pp. 1–36.
12235.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Finn and the Fenian tradition.
In Companion to Irish literature (2010), pp. 27–38 (of vol. 1).
9474.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Fenian female food and other health and beauty secrets.
In Bile ós chrannaibh [Fs. Gillies] (2010), pp. 307–314.
11945.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): ‘Talking myth’ in medieval Irish literature.
In Eolas 5 (2011), pp. 80–89.
11500.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): The wisdom of the couch potato.
In Narrative in Celtic tradition (2011), pp. 191–200.
17148.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Mercantile myth in medieval Celtic traditions.
Chadwick lectures, 20. Cambridge: Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic, University of Cambridge, 2011. 19 pp. (2010 H. M. Chadwick Memorial Lecture).
12218.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Keeping the Acallam together.
In The Gaelic Finn tradition (2012), pp. 111–121.
11952.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): (Im)purity, horror, and a legendary poet.
In PHCC 31 (2012), pp. 242–252.
11170.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Oral tradition and performance in Medieval Ireland.
In Medieval oral literature (2012), pp. 279–293.
12571.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Excavating Loegaire mac Néill.
In Saltair saíochta [Fs. Mac Eoin] (2013), pp. 181–189.
15020.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Seán Ó Coileáin: scholar.
15024.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Some strands and strains in Acallam na senórach.
16176.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Death by pillow.
In Rhetoric and reality in medieval Celtic literature [Melia studies] (2014), pp. 128–136.
Discusses the episode of the death of Conán mac an Léith Luachra in Acallam na senórach ll.3487-3637 (as ed. by W. Stokes in IT 4/1).
16639.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Staging the Otherworld in medieval Irish tradition.
In Understanding Celtic religion (2015), pp. 69–82.
14025.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): The Celtic literary love triangle revisited.
In 14th ICCS, Maynooth 2011 (2015), pp. 221–244.
Discusses two stories from Acallam na senórach featuring Manannán mac Lir: the Carn Manannáin episode (3646-3671) and the Tonn Chlídna episode (3728-3858).
14808.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Finn’s student days.
In Ollam [Fs. Ó Cathasaigh] (2016), pp. 237–241.
Discusses Finn’s poem on May-day.
16798.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): The pride of heroes and the problems of readers of medieval Celtic literature.
In SCF 14 (2017), pp. 139–153.
18284.
Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Irish perspectives [on memory studies].