Williams refers to the Túatha as the ‘god-people’ to convey their indeterminate status between humanity and divinity
A feisty recreation of Ireland’s ancient epic.
The Second Wife from: The Wooing of Etain The poems in this series concentrate on the part of the legend: The Wooing of Etain, where Midir brings Etain, his new wife, home and she meets his first wife, Fuamnach. Consumed with jealousy, Fuamnach conspires against her beautiful rival. She turns her into a pool of …
a woman so remarkable and different for her time that her absence from history posed a question in itself.