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

Mary Burke

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The history of the Irish minority Traveller community is not analogous to that of the ‘tinker’, a Europe-wide underworld fantasy created by 16th-century British and continental Rogue Literature that ... 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


Obelisk: A History of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press

Neil Pearson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311017
eISBN:
9781846313684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313684
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book details the work of one of the most extraordinary publishing enterprises in history. Censor–baiting, provocative, simultaneous publisher of the literary elite and of ‘dirty books’, Jack ... More


Dematerializing Culture: Faulkner’s Trash Aesthetic

Patricia Yaeger

in Faulkner and Material Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037122
eISBN:
9781604731637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037122.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter describes how objects that can be considered as trash or detritus have become objects of aesthetic ecstasy for centuries. It is not until the twentieth century, however, that a ... More


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