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Eson (Lawrence E.): Merlin’s last cry: ritual burial and rebirth of the poet in Celtic and Norse tradition.
In ZCP 55 (2006), pp. 181–200.
Discusses the technique of achieving poetical inspiration by undergoing a process of iniciation involving ritual burial or symbolic death, followed by rebirth as poet or prophet; refers in particular to the episode of the Finding of the Táin.

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