A Dream of Angus Oge

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Title

A Dream of Angus Oge

Subject

Frame story is contemporary; sister Norah tells traditional Cuculain tale to Con, who re-enacts the heroes; sister sings him to sleep, invoking the Lord of the Wand; Con in turn summons the Shepherd, a golden-bearded man who flies over fairyland with him, to his home with the Danaans in their immortal lands, in a cave where “there was everywhere a wandering ecstasy of sound: light and sound were one; knight had a voice, and the music hung glittering in the air.” This is the cave of eternal forms, of which earth is a mere shadow. Shepherd identifies himself as Angus the Young, the sunlight in the heart, the moonlight in the mind. The child wakes.

Description

Prose story with frame narrative.

Creator

A.E. [George Russell], story,
Pamela Colman Smith, initial letter,

Source

The Green Sheaf, No. 4, p. 4

Publisher

Pamela Colman Smith

Date

[August] 1903

Contributor

Mark Samuels Lasner Collection, University of Delaware Library, Museums, and Press.

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

The Green Sheaf Digital Edition, Yellow Nineties 2.0, edited by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, Toronto Metropolitan University Centre for Digital Humanities

Language

English

Type

magazine page