O’Leary (Philip)

O’Leary (Philip): Contention at feasts in early Irish literature.
In Éigse 20 (1984), pp. 115–127.
O’Leary (Philip): Unwise and unlovable: translation in the early days of the Gaelic revival.
In PHCC 5 (1985), pp. 147–171.
O’Leary (Philip): A foreseeing driver of an old chariot: regal moderation in early Irish literature.
In CMCS 11 (Summer 1986), pp. 1–16.
O’Leary (Philip): Verbal deceit in the Ulster cycle.
In Éigse 21 (1986), pp. 16–26.
O’Leary (Philip): “Children of the same mother” : Gaelic relations with the other Celtic revival movements 1882–1916.
In PHCC 6 (1986), pp. 101–130.
O’Leary (Philip): Fír fer: an internalized ethical concept in early Irish literature?
In Éigse 22 (1987), pp. 1–14.
O’Leary (Philip): The honour of women in early Irish literature.
In Ériu 38 (1987), pp. 27–44.
O’Leary (Philip): Honour-bound: the social context of early Irish heroic geis.
In Celtica 20 (1988), pp. 85–107.
O’Leary (Philip): Jeers and judgments: laughter in early Irish literature.
In CMCS 22 (Winter 1991), pp. 15–29.
Highlights the use of laughter to express one’s disapproval, and its detrimental effect on the social status of its victim. App. contains a note on suicide in early Irish literature.
O’Leary (Philip): Magnanimous conduct in Irish heroic literature.
In Éigse 25 (1991), pp. 28–44.
Types of characters spared form physical violence in early Irish literature.
O’Leary (Philip): “The greatest of the things our ancestors did” : Gaelic adaptations of early Irish literature, 1891-1916.
In NACCS 2 (1992), pp. 461–495.
O’Leary (Philip): Choice and consequence in Irish heroic literature.
In CMCS 27 (Summer 1994), pp. 49–59.
Examines various examples of conflict of obligations caused by the hero’s code of honour and the gessi imposed on him, focusing on the case of Cú Chulainn.
O’Leary (Philip): “Rebuilding Tara in our mental world” : the Gaelic author and the heroic tradition, 1922–1939.
In PHCC 15 (1998), pp. 198–241.
Kelleher (Margaret) (ed.), O’Leary (Philip) (ed.): The Cambridge history of Irish literature. Volume I: to 1890 / edited by Margaret Kelleher and Philip O’Leary.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xx + 723 pp.
Rev. by
Joep Leerssen, in The Irish review 36-37 (Winter, 2007), pp. 140-145.
William Mahon, in CMCS 58 (Winter, 2009), pp. 101-105.