Ussher, Arland

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Birth 1899
Death 1980

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Percy Arland Ussher or Percival Arland Ussher (1899 September 9 - 1980 December 24) was an Anglo-Irish academic, essayist and translator. Born in Battersea, London, he studied at Cambridge University. In 1926 he published a translation of The Midnight Court by the Irish Gaelic-language poet, Brian Merriman. He published The Face and Mind of Ireland (1949) and Three Great Irishmen (1952), a comparitive study of Shaw, Yeats, and Joyce. He moved to County Waterford to manage the family farm before moving to Dublin in 1953.

From the description of Arland Ussher correspondence, 1921-1959. (Southern Illinois University). WorldCat record id: 212036430

Epithet: author

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000544.0x000048



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