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The Plot Against England: The Dynamiter

Julia Sun-Joo Lee

in The American Slave Narrative and the Victorian Novel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390322
eISBN:
9780199776207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390322.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The epilogue focuses on Robert Louis Stevenson and Fanny Stevenson's collection of stories, The Dynamiter (1885). Set against the Fenian dynamite bombings in London, The Dynamiter revises the slave ... More


‘Two Nations on One Soil’: Land, Fenians, and Politics in Fiction

James H. Murphy

in Irish Novelists and the Victorian Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199596997
eISBN:
9780191723520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596997.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The newer Irish land novel of the 1840s and beyond was different from what had gone before inasmuch as it essentially charted a struggle, both ideological and physical, between landlords and tenants ... More


Parnellism: ‘Fierce ebullience linked to constitutional machinery’

Paul Bew

in Ireland: The Politics of Enmity 1789-2006

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199561261
eISBN:
9780191701832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561261.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses parnellism, a policy followed by Parnellites based on the principles of Irish nationalist Charles Stewart Parnell. Charles Stewart Parnell dominated the Home Rule controversy ... More


Imperialism and the Late Victorian Dynamite Novel

Deaglán Ó Donghaile

in Blasted Literature: Victorian Political Fiction and the Shock of Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640676
eISBN:
9780748651689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640676.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter takes a look at the nationalist authors who confronted British imperialism by writing fiction that encouraged republican separatism and tried to explain the reason behind the 1881–5 ... More


Introduction

Christine Kinealy

in Repeal and Revolution: 1848 in Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065163
eISBN:
9781781702963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065163.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of why has so little been written about Ireland in 1848 and its place in the spectrum of European revolutions. It then sets out the purpose of the ... More


Fly-Boaters, Filibusters, and Canals

Jacob Shell

in Transportation and Revolt: Pigeons, Mules, Canals, and the Vanishing Geographies of Subversive Mobility

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029339
eISBN:
9780262330404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029339.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter begins with a question which has long been of interest to many transportation historians and historical geographers: why did the canal era end in the British North Atlantic political ... More


The Challenge of England’s Future: Ireland, 1862–77

Ciaran Brady

in James Anthony Froude: An Intellectual Biography of a Victorian Prophet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668038
eISBN:
9780191748677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668038.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter argues that Froude’s interest in colonial policy was closely related to his increasing concern with Ireland. Having taken a very liberal view of the country in the 1860s, and having ... More


The Fenian Movement, 1848–1878

David Brundage

in Irish Nationalists in America: The Politics of Exile, 1798–1998

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780195331776
eISBN:
9780199378166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331776.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the Fenian movement on both sides of the Atlantic. It begins with a discussion of the Great Irish Famine of the 1840s and with the influential writings of the Young Ireland ... More


Illinois and Mulligan’s Irish Brigade

Ryan W. Keating

in Shades of Green: Irish Regiments, American Soldiers, and Local Communities in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276592
eISBN:
9780823277117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276592.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter traces Irish immigration to Illinois and the formation of the 23rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Utilizing census data this chapter argues that settlement patterns and the socio-economic ... More


An Irish Regiment in the Nutmeg State

Ryan W. Keating

in Shades of Green: Irish Regiments, American Soldiers, and Local Communities in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276592
eISBN:
9780823277117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276592.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter traces Irish immigration to Connecticut and the formation of the Ninth Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. Despite nativist challenges in the decade before the Civil War, Irish immigrants ... More


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