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Synge and Modernity in The Aran Islands

David Fitzpatrick

in Synge and Edwardian Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609888
eISBN:
9780191731778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609888.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Synge combines incisive observation and human sympathy with sleight of hand in The Aran Islands. When narrating his introduction to the supposedly primitive West of Ireland (1898–1901), he adopts ... More


Languages of the Night: Minor Languages and the Literary Imagination in Twentieth-Century Ireland and Europe

Barry McCrea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300185157
eISBN:
9780300190564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185157.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book argues that the sudden decline of old rural vernaculars—such as French patois, Italian dialects, and the Irish language—caused these languages to become the objects of powerful longings and ... More


Introduction

Craig Bailey

in Irish London: Middle-Class Migration in the Global Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318818
eISBN:
9781846318009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318818.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the eighteenth century, London had the largest population of middle-class Irish men and women outside of Ireland, yet these migrants have remained historically invisible. The lack of sustained ... More


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