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An Accidental Homer: Accidents of Homeric Reception in the Modern Caribbean

Emily Greenwood

in Afro-Greeks: Dialogues between Anglophone Caribbean Literature and Classics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199575244
eISBN:
9780191722189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575244.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The starting point for this chapter is Antonio Benítez‐Rojo's concept of the ‘path of words’ to explain the repetition of motifs in travel writers who undertake the same journeys. This repetitive ... More


The End of the ‘Tinker’: Irish Writing after Traveller Politicization

Mary Burke

in 'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The fifth chapter traces the replacement of the ‘stage tinker’ by the more even-handed portrayals of Travellers in the work of politically sensitive dramatists Bryan MacMahon, Tom Murphy, and John ... More


From Yankee Doodle to “Devil Anse”: Literary, Graphic, and Ideological Progenitors, 1700–1899

Anthony Harkins

in Hillbilly: A Cultural History of an American Icon

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195189506
eISBN:
9780199788835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189506.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter traces the literary antecedents of the hillbilly representation in America that grew out of the separate but overlapping “image streams” of the New England rustic yokel “Brother ... More


At the Boundaries of Fiction: Samuel Paterson’s Another Traveller!

Katherine S.H. Turner

in Tradition in Transition: Women Writers, Marginal Texts, and the Eighteenth-Century Canon

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182887
eISBN:
9780191673900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182887.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 18th-century Literature

For some 200 years, the ‘imitations’ of Sterne’s A Sentimental Journey which fill the ‘minor fiction’ pages of bibliographies have been subject to critical denigration. This chapter examines one of ... More


Screening the Travel(l)er

Mary Burke

in 'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The arrival of mass film and television reshaped the long-established literary conceit of the tinker. Thus, the final chapter considers screen portrayals of Travellers, particularly contemporary ... More


. Travellers and Other Transients: Patrick Leigh Fermor and his Followers (1945–1998)

Peter Hulme

in Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and their Visitors, 1877-1998

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112150
eISBN:
9780191670688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112150.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Twelve years after Jean Rhys's visit, it was from Elma Napier's house that Patrick Leigh Fermor set out to visit the Caribs. Fermor's account of his visit to the Carib Reserve was published in the ... More


Up Yon Wide and Lonely Glen: Travellers' Songs, Stories and Tunes of the Fetterangus Stewarts

Elizabeth Stewart

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033087
eISBN:
9781617033094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033087.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Elizabeth Stewart is a highly acclaimed singer, pianist, and accordionist whose reputation has spread widely not only as an outstanding musician but as the principal inheritor and advocate of her ... More


Irish Travellers and the nineteenth century ‘Others’

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This study attempts to understand the contradictory and complex images of the Irish Travellers as constructed within both hegemonic and counter-hegemonic cultural impulses, and as viewed by both the ... More


Irish Travellers and the bardic tradition

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Macalister posited a mixed ethnogenesis for Irish Travellers. The likely cross-fertilisation between ‘literary’ Travellers and travelling craftsmen was highlighted to take an interest in Travellers ... More


The counter-tradition and symbolic inversion

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter describes what may be termed a ‘counter-tradition’ to that which proposes an anti-Traveller discourse in Irish tradition. This counter-tradition manifests itself in a story entitled ... More


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