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Stones of Aran

Pilgrimage

by Tim Robinson

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Published by NYRB Classics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Europe - Ireland,
  • Travel / Europe / Ireland,
  • General,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • 1935-,
  • Aran Islands,
  • Aran Islands (Ireland),
  • Description and travel,
  • Ireland,
  • Robinson, Tim,,
  • Walking

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSeamus Heaney (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12367776M
    ISBN 101590172779
    ISBN 109781590172773
    OCLC/WorldCa185095706

    Pilgrimage is the first of two volumes that make up Stones of Aran, in which Robinson maps the length and breadth of Árainn. Here he circles the entire island, following a clockwise, sunwise path in quest of the “good step,” in which walking itself becomes a form of attention and contemplation/5. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

    Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage, published in , won the Irish Book Award Literature Medal and a Rooney Prize Special Award for Literature in His other books include Stones of Aran: Labyrinth, Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara, and My Time in Space/5(14). Stones of Aran by Tim Robinson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Get this from a library! Stones of Aran: labyrinth. [Tim Robinson] -- The Aran Islands lie off the coast of County Galway. This book is the second volume of a lyrical tour of the history and description of the largest island, Inishmore, Aran, or Árainn (its Irish name).   aran (Scottish Gaelic). From the Old Irish aran. Noun. bread, loaf (masculine noun, nominative case) Aran is a beautiful cookbook from an artisan bakery in the heart of Scotland with the same it, Great British Bake Off star Flora Shedden shares her simple, modern recipes and a window onto a picturesque life below the highlands, with stunning location Author: Flora Shedden.


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The second volume of Stones of Aran, subtitled Labyrinth, appeared in His latest book is Connemara. Since A native of Yorkshire, Tim Robinson studied maths at Cambridge and then worked for many years as a visual artist in Istanbul, Vienna and London, among other places/5. Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage, published inwon the Irish Book Award Literature Medal and a Rooney Prize Special Award for Literature in His other books include Stones of Stones of Aran book Labyrinth, Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara, and My Time in by: “The Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland have captured the imagination of many artists and writers, from Robert Flaherty's film Man of Aran to two dazzling books by historian, Stones of Aran book and map-maker Tim Robinson–Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage and Stones of Aran: Labyrinth.

With their attention to everything from underlying geology to Cited by:   Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage is, as Robert Macfarlane says in his introduction, 'one of the most sustained, intensive and imaginative studies of a place that has ever been carried out'.

That place is one of the most mysterious and oldest inhabited landscapes in the world, the islands of Aran off the west coast of Ireland/5(15). Review: Stones of Aran by Tim RobinsonEvery inlet carries a tale and Robinson tells them all with enthralling layering of time and space, finds Judith RiceAuthor: Judith Rice.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TITLE IS AVAILABLE ONLY AS AN EBOOK ‘Stone of Aran: Pilgrimmage’ is, as Robert Macfarlane says in his introduction, ‘one of the most sustained, intensive and imaginative studies of a place that has ever been carried out.’ That place is one of the most mysterious and oldest inhabited landscapes in the world, the islands of Aran off the.

Otherwise, a good copy of an uncommon book. Binding is strong, square and contents are clean. Price on jacket is unclipped. Book comes protected in a brand new mylar cover. Considered one of the best books about Ireland, Robinson explores the island of Aran poetically delving into its lore, language, ethnology and geology.

About Stones of Aran: Labyrinth. Tim Robinson’s Stones of Aran is one of the most striking and original literary undertakings of our time.

Robinson’s ambition is to find out both what it is to know a landscape, know it as extensively and intimately as possible, and what it takes to make that knowledge, the sense of the landscape itself, come alive in writing.

Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage is, as Robert Macfarlane says in his introduction, 'one of the most sustained, intensive and imaginative studies of a place that has ever been carried out'.

That place is one of the most mysterious and oldest inhabited landscapes in the world, the islands of Aran off the west coast of Ireland. Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage, published inwon the Irish Book Award Literature Medal and a Rooney Prize Special Award for Literature in His other books include Stones of Aran: Labyrinth, Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara, and My Time in : New York Review Books.

"Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage and Labyrinth is a necessity for all visitors and walkers."–Guardian "An exquisitely detailed portrait of a special landscape, this is a gem-like addition to the travel genre."-Publishers Weekly.

Stones of Aran: Labyrinth is a companion volume to Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage (), the acclaimed first step of a magisterial survey. Nine years on Robinson completes his quest. 'One of the most original, revelatory and exhilarating works of literature ever produced in Ireland.' - Michael Viney, The Irish TimesBrand: New York Review Books.

Buy a cheap copy of Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage book by Tim Robinson. The Aran Islands, in Galway Bay off the west coast of Ireland, are a unique geological and cultural landscape, and for centuries their stark beauty and their Free shipping over $/5(3). "The Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland have captured the imagination of many artists and writers, from Robert Flaherty's film Man of Aran to two dazzling books by historian, geographer and map-maker Tim Robinson-Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage and Stones of Aran: Labyrinth/5(42).

Stones of Aran: Labyrinth is a companion volume to Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage (), the acclaimed first step of a magisterial survey.

Nine years on Robinson completes his quest. 'One of the most original, revelatory and exhilarating works of literature ever produced in Ireland.' - Michael Viney, The Irish TimesBrand: The Lilliput Press. Like J.M. Synge almost a century before him, Tim Robinson portrays the inner and outer life of a landscape and its inhabitants.

Encyclopedia of myth and reality, herbal, love-letter, missal, jest-book, anthology of cultural responses – Stones of Aran juggles modes from page to page. Its apparent inexhaustibility is borrowed from just one scrap of the Earth’s surface:. Tim Robinson, who established himself as Ireland's most brilliant living non-fiction writer with the two-volume Stones of Aran, moved from Aran to Connemara nearly twenty years ago.

This book is the result of his extraordinary engagement with the mountains, bogs and shorelines of the region, and with its folklore and its often terrible history. Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage: Tim Robinson, Robert Macfarlane: Books - (8). Read "Stones of Aran: Pilgrimmage" by Tim Robinson available from Rakuten Kobo.

'Stone of Aran: Pilgrimmage' is, as Robert Macfarlane says in his introduction, 'one of the msot sustained, intensive an Brand: The Lilliput Press.

This remarkable book describes a journey or pilgrimage around the coast of Arainn taken by writer and map-maker Tim Robinson, 'a unique interpreter of the rocky luminous landscape off Galway Bay'.

From 'Timescape with Signpost', which charts the island's geological and more recent history, Pilgrimage begins along the wild southern cliff-line, Price Range: $ - $. Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage, published inwon the Irish Book Award Literature Medal and a Rooney Prize Special Award for Literature in His other books include Stones of Aran: Labyrinth, Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara and My Time in Space.Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage: Robbins, Tom: : Books.

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