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Irish language and literature, 1845–1921

BRIAN Ó CUÍV

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines developments in Irish language and literature during the period from 1845 to 1921. It explains that during the 1840s, Irish had ceased to be the everyday language of all but a ... More


Irish Poetry of the 1930s

Alan Gillis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277094
eISBN:
9780191707483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277094.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The 1930s have never really been considered an epoch within Irish literature, even though this period forms one of the most dominant and fascinating contexts in modern British literature. This book ... More


A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

J. R. Hill (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This volume in the New History of Ireland covers a period of major significance in Ireland's history. It outlines the division of Ireland and the eventual establishment of the Irish Republic. This ... More


A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

W. E. Vaughan (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This series provides a significant scholarly project in modern Irish history. In nine volumes, it provides a comprehensive new synthesis of modern scholarship on every aspect of Irish history and ... More


Literature in English, 1891–1921

VIVIAN MERCIER

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores literature in the English language in Ireland during the period from 1845 to 1921. It suggests that the relationship of Irish literature to Irish politics during this period ... More


Irish language and literature, 1921–84

Neil Buttimer and Máire, Ní Annracháin

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

A number of factors distinguish the story of the Irish language in the twentieth century from that of preceding centuries. Chief among these was the creation in 1922 of a largely independent, ... More


Ireland and the Fiction of Improvement

Helen O'Connell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286461
eISBN:
9780191713361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286461.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

This book studies Irish improvement fiction, a neglected genre of 19th-century literary, social, and political history. The book shows how the fiction of Mary Leadbeater, Charles Bardin, Martin ... More


The Silence of Irish

Helen O’connell

in Ireland and the Fiction of Improvement

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286461
eISBN:
9780191713361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286461.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

This chapter shows how the irrationality of Irish is exemplified by its invocation as a metaphor for sentimentality and pathos in ‘Hibernian’ idioms such as ‘asthore’ and ‘machree’. Improvement ... More


An Irish Perspective

G. Ó Háinle Cathal

in The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter comments on Keith Robbins' lecture on the history of Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It criticizes Robbins' failure to include a discussion on the Irish, Scottish Gaelic and Welsh language ... More


A New History of Ireland: Volume II, Medieval Ireland 1169–1534

Art Cosgrove (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199539703
eISBN:
9780191701184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539703.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The nine volumes in this series represent the largest scholarly project in modern Irish history. They provide a comprehensive new synthesis of modern scholarship on every aspect of Irish history and ... More


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