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 (kĕl′tĭ-sĭst, sĕl′-)
A specialist in Celtic culture or Celtic languages.
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Lennon shows how Yeats's engagement with Oriental mysticism and symbolism locks onto both Celticist and anticolonial critiques of modern materialism.
Again to mention the parallel from Indo-European studies, no Romanist or Germanist or Celticist or Sanskritist would make proposals about Proto-Romance or Proto-Germanic or Proto-Celtic or Proto-Indic without taking into account what was known or surmised about Proto-Indo-European.
Scholars of language, literature, and other humanities consider Stokes as an individual, as a codifier of Anglo-Indian law and an Irishman living in London and India, and as a Celticist and translator of medieval literature.
Cape Breton Island is thereby repositioned from being a "rural backwater" or, at best, a peripheral outpost of cultural conservatism to what is now a lively and progressive cultural crossroads --a place that seems on its way to becoming what Latour calls an "obligatory passage point" within the transnational networks of Celticist cultural marketing.
He recognised the utopian dimension in the non-commercial imperatives of the cultural Revival, while also clearly feeling the need to rein in the sentimentalities of Celticist chauvinism.
For centuries, evidence of a racial, linguistic, or cultural Celtic-Oriental affinity has been claimed in grammatical texts, genealogies, origin legends, travel narratives, antiquarian studies, Orientalist romances, Celticist studies, and anticolonial critiques.
Between Thurneysen's death in 1940 and the end of his long life, he was the leading continental Celticist, exerting a formative influence on the next generation of Irish scholars.
Such is the confusion over Celticity that it has even been possible for a Celticist to write that 'Celtic art .
On the face of it, the meeting provided an opportunity for musicians, the musically interested, Folklore Society members, Irish Unionists, and Celticists to come together, to pool resources, and to promote a common interest.
This massive collection of over 40 papers celebrates the life and work of Gearoid mac Eoin, one of the leading Celticists in Ireland today.
I recommend this book as a starting point for anyone new to such issues to begin research; however, it is clear that the highly specific nature of this publication would indicate that its intended audience lies among Celticists, historians, and policy planners interested in Scottish Gaelic and its revitalization.
In short, this study has the potential to empower students of modern Anglo-Irish writing and culture to respond to Kiberd's call for a linguistically and culturally "united Ireland," allowing us to realign whole areas of Irish studies relative to an early modern Gaelophone Ireland freed at last from the reductive anglocentric frames that we have inherited from Spenser and Swift on the one hand, and from the antiquarianists and Celticists whose work preserved but also reified so much of the Gaelophone literary inheritance.