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The Irish

Christopher Maginn

in William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697151
eISBN:
9780191739262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697151.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter probes the intractable and controversial subject of national identity in Tudor Ireland. It offers an analysis of William Cecil's attitudes toward not only Ireland's Irish, or Gaelic, ... More


Newfoundland and Labrador English

Sandra Clarke

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626168
eISBN:
9780748671519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626168.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This volume constitutes the first comprehensive overview of the variety of Canadian English spoken in Newfoundland and Labrador, long recognized as linguistically distinct within North America. It ... More


Irish English, Volume 1 - Northern Ireland

Karen Corrigan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634286
eISBN:
9780748671441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634286.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book focuses on the sociolinguistic consequences of historical contact between indigenous Irish peoples and newer English and Scottish settlers in what is now the territory of Northern Ireland ... More


William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State

Christopher Maginn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697151
eISBN:
9780191739262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697151.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the complex relationship which existed between England and Ireland in the Tudor period using the long association of William Cecil (1520–98) with Ireland as a vehicle for ... More


Phonetics and phonology

Sandra Clarke and Andrew Erskine

in Newfoundland and Labrador English

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626168
eISBN:
9780748671519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626168.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter outlines the chief segmental (consonant and vowel) features of contemporary Newfoundland and Labrador English, and includes a brief introduction to IPA phonetic symbols and phonetic ... More


The Unbearable Lightness of Being Irish

Patrick Brantlinger

in Taming Cannibals: Race and the Victorians

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450198
eISBN:
9780801462634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450198.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on Matthew Arnold's “On the Study of Celtic Literature” and the stereotype of the Irish as both intellectually and physically lightweight. The Irish may have been poetical, ... More


Two Problems in the History of Irish Humanism and Ethnicity

Ian Campbell

in Renaissance humanism and ethnicity before race: The Irish and the English in the seventeenth century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088360
eISBN:
9781781706022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088360.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explains how Ireland's inhabitants encountered humanist theories about human society in their universities, focusing especially on those concepts which made up the theory of civility and ... More


Trollope’s Irish English

John McCourt

in Writing the Frontier: Anthony Trollope between Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198729600
eISBN:
9780191796456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729600.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Arguing that much of the nineteenth-century Irish fiction writer’s authority comes from a capacity to reproduce Irish-English speech, this chapter focuses on Trollope’s use of Irish English and ... More


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