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Introduction

Marie‐Louise Coolahan

in Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199567652
eISBN:
9780191722011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567652.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Women's Literature

The Introduction maps out the historical, social, and linguistic contexts for the writing discussed in the book. It locates the project in relation to the ‘new British history’ and defines the ... More


Race in Modern Irish Literature and Culture

John Brannigan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638833
eISBN:
9780748651801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638833.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book presents a radical re-reading of the cultural history of the Irish state, by demonstrating through original historical research and insightful new readings of key literary and artistic ... More


Epilogue: New English, New Irish?

S. J. Connolly

in Contested Island: Ireland 1460-1630

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208167
eISBN:
9780191716546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208167.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This short concluding chapter examines the outlook and sense of identity of the English settlers in early 17th-century Ireland, emphasizing the variety of attitudes to the indigenous population, and ... More


Synge's Negotiation of Constructs of the Tinker

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/9780199566464.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter two suggests that the ‘tinker’ had become overwhelmingly entwined with Ireland and authentic Irishness by the Revival. Synge’s ‘Irishing’ of the ‘tinker’ is give especial attention, and it is ... More


The Irish

Christopher Maginn

in William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697151
eISBN:
9780191739262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697151.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter probes the intractable and controversial subject of national identity in Tudor Ireland. It offers an analysis of William Cecil's attitudes toward not only Ireland's Irish, or Gaelic, ... More


Writing Modern Ireland

Catherine E Paul (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780989082693
eISBN:
9781781382417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082693.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Bringing together leading scholars of modern and contemporary literature, this book considers the ways in which modernization has shaped Irish identity over the course of the past century. It ... More


Irish Catholic Identities

Oliver P. Rafferty (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097317
eISBN:
9781781708569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097317.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This work sets out to delineate the history of identity formation in the Irish context, as this unfolds from the middle ages to the present. Not only is the question of identity made complex by ... More


Who's Your Paddy?: Racial Expectations and the Struggle for Irish American Identity

Jennifer Nugent Duffy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785027
eISBN:
9780814744130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785027.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

After all the green beer has been poured and the ubiquitous shamrocks fade away, what does it mean to be Irish American besides St. Patrick’s Day? This book traces the evolution of “Irish” as a ... More


Irish Nationalists and the Colonial Image

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249909
eISBN:
9780191697845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249909.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the relationship between discourses of race and those of colonialism and imperialism. Hostile images and stereotypes of Irishness have been suggested to have had an important ... More


“He Says No, Your Worship”: Joyce, Free Indirect Discourse, and Vernacular Modernism

Luke Gibbons

in Joyce'S Ghosts: Ireland, Modernism, and Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226236179
eISBN:
9780226236209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226236209.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Fredric Jameson has noted that one of the anomalies of modernism is that it does not always emerge in the advanced modernity of the metropolis, but sometimes travels in from the periphery to the ... More


Britishness and Northern Irishness: Identity and the UUP

Thomas Hennessey, Máire Braniff, James W. McAuley, Jonathan Tonge, and Sophie A. Whiting

in The Ulster Unionist Party: Country Before Party?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198794387
eISBN:
9780191835889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794387.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 6 assesses the basis of British identity held by UUP members. The party adapted to a devolutionary settlement, having been a party often more supportive of direct rule from Westminster during ... More


Introduction

Anne Fogarty

in Bloomsday 100: Essays on Ulysses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034027
eISBN:
9780813038162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034027.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Bloomsday, celebrated every 16th of June, has long established itself as the hallowed festival of lovers of James Joyce. It is enjoyed as much because of its populist raffishness and carnivalesque ... More


To Belong

Jennifer Nugent Duffy

in Who's Your Paddy?: Racial Expectations and the Struggle for Irish American Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785027
eISBN:
9780814744130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785027.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter looks back at the race-based strategies of belonging employed by the Irish discussed in previous chapters, then turns to these same issues of belonging once these immigrants ... More


Irishness, National Character, and the Interpretation of Political Thought, c.1830–1914

Emily Jones

in Edmund Burke and the Invention of Modern Conservatism, 1830-1914: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198799429
eISBN:
9780191839665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198799429.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Chapter 3 focuses in on Burke’s Irish identity and asks how it affected interpretations of his character and thought. Many of his early admirers were Irish, and indeed many of his later ones too. ... More


The Politics of Pity in Sebastian Barry’s A Long Long Way

Liam Harte

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/9780989082693.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This essay examines Sebastian Barry's 2005 novel A Long Long Way, focusing on his representation of Irish characters—the southern Catholic protagonists—who fought for Britain in World War I, and ... More


Tara, the O’Haras, and the Irish Gone With the Wind: Further Reflections on the Relations between Ireland and the American South

Geraldine Higgins

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/9781617037986.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores the way in which Irishness underwrites the history presented in Gone with the Wind. It begins by examining the Irishness on display in Gone with the Wind through its references ... More


The Quiet Man Gets Noisy: Sergio Leone, the Italian Western and Ireland1

Christopher Frayling

in Spaghetti Westerns at the Crossroads: Studies in Relocation, Transition and Appropriation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748695454
eISBN:
9781474421942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695454.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter questions conceptions of ‘authenticity’ by looking at how Italian Westerns responded to well-established ethnic images within Hollywood Westerns, which were themselves ‘inauthentic’ in ... More


Bad Paddies Talk Back

Jennifer Nugent Duffy

in Who's Your Paddy?: Racial Expectations and the Struggle for Irish American Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785027
eISBN:
9780814744130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785027.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter highlights the voices of Irish newcomers, both new and newer Irish immigrants in Yonkers, and how they interact with the good Paddy Irish model. While conditions both in Ireland and in ... More


‘Roaming root of multiple meanings’: Irish Language and Identity

in Sympathetic Ink: Intertextual Relations in Northern Irish Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310324
eISBN:
9781846314148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310324.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter explores how Paul Muldoon and Medbh McGuckian cope with the contentious issue of Irishness, and how they use intertextuality to stave off what Thomas Kinsella has diagnosed as the ... More


Conclusion

in Patriotism and Public Spirit: Edmund Burke and the Role of the Critic in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781275
eISBN:
9780804783354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781275.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. In providing a cross-section of the Republic of Letters centered upon Dodsley's Tully's Head enterprise, the book shows how the mid-eighteenth-century ... More


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