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Name: Ussher, Arland.


Historical Note: 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.
Note Author: Abigail Wheetley





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