The Cailleach Bheara: a study of Scottish Gaelic highland folktales

McIntyre, Mhairi 2015, The Cailleach Bheara: a study of Scottish Gaelic highland folktales, PhD thesis, School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin Univeristy.

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Title The Cailleach Bheara: a study of Scottish Gaelic highland folktales
Author McIntyre, Mhairi
Institution Deakin Univeristy
School School of Communication and Creative Arts
Faculty Faculty of Arts and Education
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD
Thesis advisor Redmond, SeanORCID iD for Redmond, Sean
Marvell, Leon
Murray, Virginia
Date submitted 2015-08
Keyword(s) Scottish folk tales
cinema studies
Summary  This thesis focused on the figure of the goddess within Scottish Highland Gaelic folk tales, namely the Cailleach Bheara. I examined her position in modern literature and film, engaging in discussions of ecofeminism, the preservation and understanding of Gaelic culture and the importance of strong female characters.
Language eng
Field of Research 199999 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970119 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing
Description of original 193 pages
Dewey Decimal Classification 398.2094115
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