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Purgatory, Penitentials, and the Irish Question

Isabel Moreira

in Heaven's Purge: Purgatory in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199736041
eISBN:
9780199894628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736041.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter challenges a school of thought that proposes that purgatory emerged in the seventh century as a result of the contact of Mediterranean Christianity with Irish religious culture. It gives ... More


The Irish in Post-War Britain

Enda Delaney

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199276677
eISBN:
9780191707674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276677.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Exploring the neglected history of Britain's largest migrant population, this book looks at the Irish in Britain after 1945. It reconstructs the histories of the lost generation who left independent ... More


‘Ireland, and Black!’: The Cultural Politics of Racial Figuration

John Brannigan

in Race in Modern Irish Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638833
eISBN:
9780748651801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638833.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the arrival of ‘black’ people in Ireland and how the visible marker of black skin became a register of racial inferiority. It analyses the ‘afterlife’ of the nineteenth-century ... More


The Question of Celticism

W.J. Mc Cormack

in Ascendancy and Tradition in Anglo-Irish Literary History from 1789 To 1939

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128069
eISBN:
9780191671630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128069.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

No account of Anglo-Irish literature can be complete without some attention to the question of its relation to Gaelic culture, the 19th-century decline of Gaelic as a vernacular and the movement to ... More


‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Mícheál Ó hAodha

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This book traces a number of common themes relating to the representation of Irish Travellers in Irish popular tradition and how these themes have impacted on Ireland's collective imagination. A ... More


Mapping ‘difference’: Irish Travellers and the Questionnaire

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/9780719083044.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter argues that ‘new’ Irish essentialism, which accompanied the discourse of the emergent nation-state, employed an ideological framework of ‘control’ or ‘representation’ that was quite ... More


Introduction

John Brannigan

in Race in Modern Irish Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638833
eISBN:
9780748651801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638833.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the transition of Ireland into a multi-cultural society. It notes that the country experienced net immigration in 1996, which continued for the next ten years. It ... More


15 Lord Charlemont’s Dante and Irish Culture: A Whig Interpretation of Dante at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century

George Talbot

in Dante in the Long Nineteenth Century: Nationality, Identity, and Appropriation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199584628
eISBN:
9780191739095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584628.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

The seeds of Dante's modern afterlife in Irish culture were sown in the 1750s, and the process is bound up with personal friendships, with patronage, with Whig politics, with a university, and with a ... More


American Wake: Joyce and Irish America

Brian Fox

in James Joyce's America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198814023
eISBN:
9780191869822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814023.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Joyce and Irish America. It argues that the phenomenon of Irish emigration to the United States, particularly in the post-Famine period, transformed the culture and society of ... More


Introduction

Bryan Albin Giemza

in Rethinking the Irish in the American South: Beyond Rounders and Reelers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037986
eISBN:
9781621039525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037986.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the main themes covered in the book, which aims to apply interdisciplinary perspectives to re-examine the Irish in the South, calling into question ... 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


Impure Thoughts: Sexuality, Catholicism and Literature in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Michael G. Cronin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086137
eISBN:
9781781704707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086137.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book studies the twentieth-century Irish Catholic Bildungsroman. This comparative examination of six Irish novelists tracks the historical evolution of a literary genre and its significant role ... More


Cultural Politics: National Regeneration and Ethnic Revival

in Irish, Catholic and Scouse: The History of the Liverpool-Irish, 1800-1940

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311079
eISBN:
9781846313363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313363.010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses the strength and dynamism of new cultural nationalists, specifically following a chronological path through nationalist cultural endeavour. It also emphasises an important shift ... More


Introduction

Michael G. Cronin

in Impure Thoughts: Sexuality, Catholicism and Literature in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086137
eISBN:
9781781704707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086137.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book examines the historical formation of ideas about sexuality in modern Irish culture. It analyses the history of sexuality in Ireland and the Catholic Church's regulation of Irish sexuality ... More


The devotional landscape of medieval Irish cultural Catholicism inter hibernicos et inter anglicos, c.1200–c.1550

Salvador Ryan

in Irish Catholic Identities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097317
eISBN:
9781781708569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097317.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Here the issue of cultural Catholicism is examined for late medieval Ireland c. 1200-c1550, by way of devotional cults and practices. Such evidence as survives allows us to draw some conclusions ... More


“Halved Globe, Slowly Turning”: Editing Irish Poetry in America

Jefferson Holdridge

in Writing Modern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780989082693
eISBN:
9781781382417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082693.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This essay focuses on the editing of Irish poetry in the United States, with particular emphasis on how the United States, and especially North Carolina where the Wake Forest University Press is ... More


Tracing the Cultural Legacy of Irish Catholicism: From Galway to Cloyne and Beyond

Eamon Maher and Eugene O'Brien (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526101068
eISBN:
9781526124197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101068.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book engages with the spectacular disenchantment with Catholicism in Ireland over the relatively short period of four decades. It begins with the visit of Pope John Paul II in 1979 and in ... More


Rethinking the Irish in the American South: Beyond Rounders and Reelers

Bryan Albin Giemza (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037986
eISBN:
9781621039525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037986.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Studies of the Irish presence in America have tended to look to the main corridors of emigration, and hence outside the American South. Yet the Irish constituted a significant minority in the region. ... More


Ireland

Deborah Mellamphy

in Video Games Around the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0020
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in Ireland, and it contains a description of the Irish video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual video games ... More


Louis MacNeice and the Irish Poetry of his Time

Tom Walker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198745150
eISBN:
9780191806087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745150.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book focuses on Louis MacNeice’s creative and critical engagement with other Irish poets during his lifetime. It draws on extensive archival research to uncover the previously unrecognised ... More


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