Questions tagged [rosemary-sutcliff]

Questions about the works of the English novelist Rosemary Sutcliff (1920 – 1992) and her life as a writer. She is best known as an author of chidren's books such as 'The Eagle of the Ninth' (1954), 'The Lantern Bearers' (1959) and 'The Mark of the Horse Lord' (1965).

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Was Rosemary Sutcliff's The High Deeds of Finn MacCool influenced by James Macpherson's Ossian translations?

In 1967, Rosemary Sutcliff published the children's novel The High Deeds of Finn MacCool, which is a retelling of the stories of the Irish hunter-warrior Fionn mac Cumhaill and the Fenian Cycle. The ...