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Strange Country: Modernity and Nationhood in Irish Writing since 1790

Seamus Deane

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184904
eISBN:
9780191674389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184904.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book traces the emergence of a self-consciously national tradition in Irish writing from the era of the French Revolution and, specifically, from Edmund Burke’s counter-revolutionary writings. ... More


A Post-Ukanian Response to Keith Robbins

Longley Edna

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/9780197263129.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter comments on Keith Robbins' lecture on the history of Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It commends Robbins' remarkable historical overview, particularly his summation ‘a multilateral set of ... 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


Irish Women'S Writing, 1878-1922: Advancing the Cause of Liberty

Anna Pilz and Whitney Standlee (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097584
eISBN:
9781526115225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097584.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Irish women writers entered the international publishing scene in unprecedented numbers in the period between 1878 and 1922. This collection of new essays explores how Irish women, officially ... More


In the Wake of Joyce: Irish Writing after 1939

Michael G. Cronin

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 7: British and Irish Fiction Since 1940

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198749394
eISBN:
9780191869754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749394.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter maps the mid-century period of the Irish novel in terms of the various aesthetic choices which Irish writers took as they contended imaginatively with the contradictions and conundrums ... More


Ciaran Carson: Space, Place, Writing

Neal Alexander

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314780
eISBN:
9781846316203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316203
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Ciaran Carson is one of the most challenging and inventive of contemporary Irish writers, exhibiting verbal brilliance, formal complexity and intellectual daring across a remarkably varied body of ... More


Travel Writing

Éadaoin Agnew

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0032
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the published accounts of travellers to and from Ireland in the nineteenth century. In the early nineteenth-century, the new imperial relationship with Britain meant that, for ... More


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