A Celtic Studies periodical for the twenty-first century, The Celtic Studies Association of North America Yearbook seeks to foster interdisciplinary and ground-breaking approaches to Celtic Studies. Each issue will be thematically organized, featuring scholarly articles of vital and timely interest not only to Celticists but also to literary critics, historians, linguists, folklorists, and scholars in other disciplines. Joseph Falaky Nagy edited Numbers 1-6 (with co-editor Leslie Ellen Jones for 3-4); Joseph F. Eska edited Numbers 7-10. Georgia Henley and Paul Russell edited Numbers 11-12.

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Yearbook Contents

CSANA Yearbook 1:

The Individual in Celtic Literatures (2001): Helen Fulton, "Individual and Society in Owein/Yvain and Gereint/Erec"; Elva Johnston, "The Salvation of the Individual and the Salvation of Society in Siaburcharpat Con Culaind"; Catherine McKenna, "Apotheosis and Evanescence: The Fortunes of Saint Brigit in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries"; Aideen O'Leary, "Mog Ruith and Apocalypticism in Eleventh-Century Ireland"; Brynley F. Roberts, "Where Were the Four Branches of the Mabinogi Written?"

CSANA Yearbook 2:

Identifying the "Celtic" (2002): Jacqueline Borsje, "Approaching Danger: Togail Bruidne Da Derga and the Motif of Being One-Eyed"; Sioned Davies, "Performing from the Pulpit: An Introduction to Preaching in Nineteenth-Century Wales"; Patrick K. Ford, "Amazon dot Choin"; Philip Freeman, "Who Were the Atecotti?"; Catherine McKenna, "Between Two Worlds: Saint Brigit and Pre-Christian Religion in the Vita Prima": Peter McQuillan, "Gaoidhealg as the Pragmatic Mode in Irish"; Thomas O'Loughlin, "A Celtic Theology: Some Awkward Questions and Observations"; and Maria Tymoczko, "What Questions Should We Ask in Celtic Studies in the New Millennium?"

CSANA Yearbook 3-4:

Heroic Poets and Poetic Heroes in Celtic Traditions: Studies in Honor of Patrick K. Ford (2005): Anders Ahlqvist, "Is acher in gaíth . . . úa Lothlind"; Kate Chadbourne, "The Voices of Hounds: Heroic Dogs and Men in the Finn Ballads and Tales"; Paula Powers Coe, "Manawydan's Set and Other Iconographic Riffs"; Morgan Thomas Davies, "The Death of Dafydd ap Gwilym"; Elizabeth A. Gray, The Warrior, The Poet and the King: 'The Three Sins of the Warrior' and Cú Roí"; R. Geraint Gruffydd, "The Praise of Tenby: A Late-Ninth-Century Welsh Court Poem"; Joseph Harris, "North Sea Elegy and Para Literary History"; Marged Haycock, "Sy abl fodd, Sibli fain: Sibyl in Medieval Wales"; Máire Herbert, "Becoming an Exile: Colum Cille in Middle-Irish Poetry"; Barbara Hillers, "Poet or Magician: Mac Mhuirich Mór in Oral Tradition"; Jerry Hunter, "Poets, Angels and Devilish Spirits: Elis Gruffydd's Meditations on Idolatry"; Colin Ireland, "The Poets Cædmon and Colmán mac Lénéni: The Anglo Saxon Layman and the Irish Professional"; H. A. Kelly, "Medieval Heroics Without Heroes or Epics"; Geraint H. Jenkins, "The Bard of Liberty During William Pitt's Reign of Terror"; Leslie Ellen Jones, "Boys in Boxes: The Recipe for a Welsh Hero"; Kathryn A. Klar, "Poetry and Pillowtalk"; John T. Koch, "De sancto Iudicaelo rege historia and its Implications for the Welsh Taliesin"; Heather Feldmeth Larson, "The Veiled Poet: Líadain and Cuirithir and the Role of the Woman-Poet"; Catherine McKenna, "Vision and Revision, Iteration and Reiteration, in Aislinge Meic Con Glinne"; Daniel F. Melia, "On the Form and Function of the 'Old-Irish Verse' in the Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus"; Tomás Ó Cathasaigh, "Cú Chulainn, The Poets, and Giolla Brighde Mac Con Midhe"; Brynley F. Roberts, "Breuddwyd Maxen Wledig: Why? When?"; Patrick Sims-Williams, "Person Switching in Celtic Panegyric: Figure or Fault?"; Edgar M. Slotkin, "Maelgwn Gwynedd: Speculations On A Common Celtic Legend Pattern"; Robin Chapman Stacey, "Instructional Riddles in Welsh Law"; Eve E. Sweetser, "The Metaphorical Construction of a Poetic Hero and His Society"; Maria Tymoczko, "Sound and Sense: Joyce's Aural Esthetics"; Calvert Watkins, "The Old Irish Word for 'Flesh-Fork'"; Donna Wong, "Poetic Justice/Comic Relief: Aogán Ó Rathaille?s Shoes and the Mock-Warrant"; Bibliography of Patrick K . Ford.

CSANA Yeearbook 5:

MEMORY AND THE MODERN IN CELTIC LITERATURES (2006): Mícheál Mac Craith, "Fun and Games among the Jet Set: A Glimpse of Seventeenth-Century Gaelic Ireland"; Catherine McKenna, "Aspects of Tradition Formation in Eighteenth-Century Wales"; Damian McManus, "'The smallest man in Ireland can reach the tops of her trees': Images of the King's Peace and Bounty in Bardic Poetry"; Máirtín Ó Briain, "Satire in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Gaelic Poetry"; Ruairí Ó hUiginn, "Growth and Development in the Late Ulster Cycle: The Case of Táin Bó Flidais."

CSANA Yearbook 6:

MYTH IN CELTIC LITERATURES (2007): Phillip A. Bernhardt-House, "Horses, Hounds, and High Kings: A Shared Arthurian Tradition Across the Irish Sea?"; Rebecca Blustein, "Poets and Pillars in Cath Maige Tuired"; Ranke de Vries, "The Names of Lí Bán"; Denell Downum, "Suibhne, Citation, and the Myth of Originality"; Jessica Hemming, "Ancient Tradition or Authorial Invention? The 'Mythological' Names in the Four Branches"; Catherine McKenna, "The Colonization of Myth in Branwen Ferch Lír"; Antone Minard, "Colorful Monsters: The Afanc in Medieval Welsh Narrative"; Thomas O'Loughlin, "The Myth of Insularity and Nationality in Ireland"; Kathryn Stelmach, "Dead Deirdre? Myth and Mortality in the Irish Literary Revival."

CSANA Yearbook 7:

Law, Literature and Society (2008): Paul Russell, “Poets, Power and Possessions in Medieval Ireland: Some Stories from Sanas Cormaic”; Michael Meckler, “The Assassination of Diarmait mac Cerbaill”; Sara Elin Roberts, “Emerging from the Bushes: The Welsh Law of Women in the Legal Triads”; Lahney Preston-Matto, “Derbforgaill’s Literary Heritage: Can You Blame Her?”; Karen Eileen Overbey, “Female Trouble: Ambivalence and Anxiety at the Nuns’ Church”; Timothy P. Bridgman, “Names and Naming Conventions Concerning Celtic Peoples in Some Early Ancient Greek Authors.”

CSANA Yearbook 8-9:

Narrative in Celtic Tradition: Essays in Honor of Edgar M. Slotkin (2011): Dorothy Ann Bray, “The Vita Prima of St. Brigit: A Preliminary Analysis of Its Composition”; Timothy Corrigan Correll, “Priests and Pisheogues: Fairy Healers, Religious Condemnation, and Narrative Approbation in Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Ireland”; Joanne Findon, “Fabula, Story, and Text: The Case of Compert Conchbuir”; Hugh Fogarty, “Aislinge Óenguso: A Remscél Reconsidered”;Patrick K. Ford, “Later Prose Prefaces to Medieval Welsh Poetry”; Helen Fulton, “Magic Naturalism in the Táin bó Cúailnge”; Elissa R. Henken, “‘Then Was Spoken the Proverb…’: The Proverb Legend in Medieval Celtic Literature”; Kaarina Hollo, “Allegoresis and Literary Creativity in Eighth-Century Ireland: The Case of Echtrae Chonnlai”; Jerry Hunter, “From Death Token to O. Henry Ending: Traditional Narrative and the Early Fiction of Kate Roberts”; Charles MacQuarrie, “Recognizing Gods in Guises: Identity, Performance, and Performative reading in O’Donnell’s Kern”; Catherine McKenna, “Angels and Demons in the Pages of Lebor na hUidre”; Daniel Frederick Melia, “Naked Men, Naked Humor, Naked Narrative?”; Joseph Falaky Nagy, “The Wisdom of the Couch Potato”; Tomás Ó Cathasaigh, “Aspects of Memory and Identity in Early Ireland”; Brynley F. Roberts, “Ystoriaeu Brenhinedd Ynys Brydeyn: A Fourteenth-Century Welsh Brut”; Patrick Sims-Williams, “Tochmarc Becfhola: A ‘Peculiar Confused Tale’?”; Maria Tymoczko, “Rewritings, Self-Reflexivity, and the Narrative of Celtic Studies”; Andrew Welsh, “Myths, Folktales, and Meaning”; Dan M. Wiley, “The Politics of Myth in Airne Fíngein.”

CSANA Yearbook 10:

Proceedings of the Celtic Studies Association of North America Annual Meeting 2008 (2011): Timothy P. Bridgman, “Names and Naming Conventions Concerning Peoples Identified as Celtic in the Works of Posidonius of Apamea”; Dylan Foster Evans, “On the Lips of Strangers: The Welsh Language, the Middle Ages, and Ethnic Diversity”; Katherine R. Frazier, “More Than a Name: Place-Name Literature within Táin Bó Cúailnge”; Charles Gerard Larkin, “Celts in the Holy Land”; Patricia Malone, “‘There Has Been Treachery from the Beginning’: The Historia Gruffudd ap Cynan as Narrative Hybrid”; Catherine McKenna, “The Prince, the Poet, and the Scribe: Reflections on the Elegiac Tradition in Medieval Wales”; Daniel F. Melia, “The Rhetoric of Patrick’s Letter to the Soldiers of Coroticus”; Lahney Preston-Matto, “Derbforgaill before the Anglo-Norman Invasion: Sovereignty Goddess or Political Hostage in Twelfth-Century Ireland?”; William Sayers, “Celtic Kingship Motifs Associated with Bishop Aidan of Lindisfarne in Bede’s Historia Ecclesiastica”; Sarah K. Sieracki, “A Common Celtic and Norse Genesis: The Mythological Evidence”; Edgar M. Slotkin, “Frank O’Connor’s Irish Story.”

CSANA Yearbook 11-12:

Rhetoric and Reality in Medieval Celtic Literature: Studies in Honor of Daniel F. Melia (2014): Karen E. Burgess, “Bibliography of Daniel Frederick Melia”; Annalee C. Rejhon, “‘Jeopardy Guy’: the Curious Life and Turbulent Times of Professor Daniel F. Melia”; Dara Hellman, “Gereint as Rhetorical Question: Curating Continuity”; Anders Ahlqvist, “A Rhetorical Poem in Longes mac nUislenn”; Thomas Owen Clancy, “Early Gaelic Nature Poetry Revisited”; Morgan Thomas Davies, “Anecdota from Irish Manuscripts”; Patrick K. Ford, “Dafydd Ap Gwilym Paints a Picture”; William Gillies, “From Milk-Cow Blues to Hardheaded Women: Decoding the Bard Macintyre”; Georgia Henley, “Through the Ethnographer’s Eyes: Rhetoric, Ethnicity and Quotation in Gerald of Wales’s Welsh and Irish Works”; Matthew Holmberg, “Triple Utterances and Curse-Poles: a Common Form of Northern European Satire?”; David Howlett, “Sonid’s Ogam Signature”; Kathryn A. Klar, “The Balance of Power: Realpolitik in Ancient Ireland”; Kim McCone, “A Brief Ornithology Of Sex”; Catherine McKenna, “The Grammar, Rhetoric and Exegetical Logic of Ultán’s Hymn”; Joseph Falaky Nagy, “Death By Pillow”; Tomás Ó Cathasaigh, “The Making of a Prince: Áed Oll fri Andud n-Áne”; Paul Russell, “Horticultural Genealogy and Genealogical Horticulture: the Metaphors of Welsh Plant and Old Irish Cland”; Robin Chapman Stacey, “Druids And Their Uses”; Eve Sweetser, “Advantage and Disadvantage: Cognate Formulas for a Welsh and Irish Topos of Otherworldly Ambiguity”.

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