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The Field Day Anthology Of Irish Writing

Author : Angela Bourke
ISBN : 0814799078
Genre : English literature
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Irish Writing In The Twentieth Century

Author : David Pierce
ISBN : 1859182585
Genre : History
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"Arranged chronologically by decade, from the 1890s to the 1990s, each decade is divided into two different types of writing: critical/documentary and imaginative writing, and is accompanied by a headnote which situates it thematically and chronologically. The Reader is also structured for thematic study by listing all the pieces included under a series of topic headings. The wide range of material encompasses writings of well-known figures in the Irish canon and neglected writers alike. This will appeal to the general reader, but also makes Irish Writing in the Twentieth Century ideal as a core text, providing a unique focus for detailed study in a single volume."--Jacket.

Irish Writing

Author : Stephen Regan
ISBN : 019284038X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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'Can we not build up a national tradition, a national literature, which shall be none the less Irish in spirit from being English in language?' W. B. YeatsThis anthology traces the history of modern Irish literature from the revolutionary era of the late eighteenth century to the early years of political independence. From Charlotte Brooke and Edmund Burke to Elizabeth Bowen and Louis MacNeice, the anthology shows how, in forging a tradition of theirown, Irish writers have continually challenged and renewed the ways in which Ireland is imagined and defined. The anthology includes a wide-ranging and generous selection of fiction, poetry, and drama. Three plays by W. B. Yeats, Augusta Gregory, and J. M. Synge are printed in their entirety, along with the opening episode of James Joyce's Ulysses. The volume also includes letters, speeches, songs,memoirs, essays, and travel writings, many of which are difficult to obtain elsewhere.'Stephen Regan's anthology vividly and valiantly presents a nation, and a national literature, coming into being.' Paul Muldoon

Irish Writers And Religion

Author : Robert Welch
ISBN : 0389209635
Genre : Religion
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Irish writing has been influenced by religion from the beginning; indeed it was the arrival of Christianity which brought Latin orthography, which men of learning adopted. Pagan beliefs were assimilated into Christianity, but not entirely so: a theme which is dealt with in the essay on writing in early Ireland. The relationship between the various Irish Churches and writers in the 18th and 19th centuries is examined as is the influence of folk religion in modern Irish literature. There follow essays on: ghosts, Yeats, Synge, Joyce and Beckett; and on the poets Macneice, Kavanagh and Desmond Egan. Contributors: Lance St. John Butler; Peter Denman; Desmond Egan; Ruth Fleischmann; A. M. Gibbs; Barbara Hayley; Eamonn Hughes; Anne McCartney; Seamus MacMathuna; Joseph McMinn; Nuala ni Dhomhnaill; Mitsuko Ohno; Daithi O Hogain; Alan Peacock; Patricia Rafroidi and Robert Welch. Irish Literary Studies Series No. 37.

Exile Emigration And Irish Writing

Author : Patrick Ward
ISBN : 0716526581
Genre : History
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Exile, Emigration and Irish Writing is the first book to analyze the experience of exile and emigration in Irish writing. It traces the origin of the concept of exile from Columcille and early Christian Ireland through the centuries to the present. In tracing the origins, mutations and representations of exile and emigration, the author draws on modern post-colonial theory to contribute to the re-reading of Irish writing that is now under way.

Gender In Irish Writing

Author : Toni O'Brien Johnson
ISBN : 0335092829
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Irish Women Writers

Author : Alexander G. Gonzalez
ISBN : 0313328838
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Surveys the lives and works of roughly 75 Irish women writers active in a range of genres and periods.

Irish Writing London Volume 1

Author : Tom Herron
ISBN : 9781441168054
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The first study to consider how Irish writers have regarded, reported and represented London in their fiction, drama and poetry.

Irish Writing London Volume 2

Author : Tom Herron
ISBN : 9781441172488
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The first study to consider how Irish writers have regarded, reported and represented London in their fiction, drama and poetry.

Empire S Wake Postcolonial Irish Writing And The Politics Of Modern Literary Form

Author : Mark Quigley
ISBN : 9780823245444
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Traces development of Irish literary modernism from the 1920s to the 1990s through the writings of James Joyce, John Millington Synge, Samuel Beckett, Sean O'Faolain, Frank McCourt, and the Blasket Island autobiographers, Tomas O'Crohan and Maurice O'Sullivan. Considers Irish literature in relation to Irish nationalism and aftermath of British empire.

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