By William Carleton
CHAPTER I. —­ Glendhu, or the Black Glen; Scene of Domestic Affection.
Some twenty and odd years ago there stood a little
cabin at the foot of a round hill, that very muc...
William Carleton was a storyteller first and last. Unlike other Irish literary nationalists of the nineteenth century, he did not look for his true subject in the distant past--in nostalgia or in the ...