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The Politics of Writing: Julia Kavanagh, 1824-77

Eileen Fauset

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055577
eISBN:
9781781702222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055577.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Julia Kavanagh was a popular and internationally published writer of the mid-nineteenth century whose collective body of work included fiction, biography, critical studies of French and English women ... More


Julian Barnes

Peter Childs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081064
eISBN:
9781781700020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081064.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book is a comprehensive introductory overview of the novels that situates Julian Barnes's work in terms of fabulation and memory, irony and comedy. It pursues a broadly chronological line ... More


Patrick Kavanagh and Austin Clarke In a Metaphysical Land

Alan Gillis

in Irish Poetry of the 1930s

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277094
eISBN:
9780191707483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277094.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter compares and contrasts Patrick Kavanagh’s The Great Hunger with Austin Clarke’s Night and Morning. It explores the manner in which Kavanagh vandalizes stereotypes of rural Ireland and ... More


Sensational Stalwarts: Irish Victorian Novelists in Mid‐Century

James H. Murphy

in Irish Novelists and the Victorian Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199596997
eISBN:
9780191723520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596997.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

J. S. LeFanu was a leading member of the novelists of sensation in the 1860s, who included Charlotte Riddell and Frances Browne. Irish writers wrote other sorts of novels, too, sometimes in ... More


Julia Kavanagh

Eileen Fauset

in The Politics of Writing: Julia Kavanagh, 1824-77

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055577
eISBN:
9781781702222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055577.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter introduces Julia Kavanagh, one of many women writers of the nineteenth century who are now largely unknown. It first presents some background information on her early life, and then ... More


Sex and the country: the rural Bildungsromane of Maura Laverty and Patrick Kavanagh

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/9780719086137.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the works of Maura Laverty and Patrick Kavanagh. It first analyses Kavanagh' two versions of the Bildungsroman: his autobiography The Green Fool (1938) and his novel Tarry ... More


The mart of ideas: O’Faoláin and literature

Niall Carson

in Rebel by vocation: Seán O'Faoláin and the generation of The Bell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099373
eISBN:
9781526109743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099373.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter looks at the group of authors and artists that contributed to and worked for The Bell. It exposes the relationships between O’Faoláin and O’Donnell to Flann O’Brien, Patrick Kavanagh and ... More


Bohemian Rhapsody: Patrick Kavanagh and Generation

Frank Shovlin

in Touchstones: John Mcgahern's Classical Style

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383216
eISBN:
9781786944047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383216.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines McGahern’s interest in, and sometimes reverence for, Patrick Kavanagh’s poetry. It shows how the two writers briefly overlapped in the Dublin literary pub scene of the late ... More


Longfellow and the Volume of the World

Leslie Elizabeth Eckel

in Atlantic Citizens: Nineteenth-Century American Writers at Work in the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748669370
eISBN:
9780748684427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669370.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Accused of parading as ‘a Dandy in the clean and elegantly ornamented streets and trim gardens of his verse,’ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow drew the ire of literary nationalist peers who insisted that ... More


Ersatz Exiles

in London Irish Fictions: Narrative, Diaspora and Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318313
eISBN:
9781846317897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317897.006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on the predominantly male world of the Irish literati in London. It argues that Irish writers, having not found quite what they had expected in the city, created an exilic and ... More


Fuzzy Connections: Classical Texts and Modern Poetry in English

Lorna Hardwick

in Tradition, Translation, Trauma: The Classic and the Modern

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199554591
eISBN:
9780191808258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199554591.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the question of how the modern poet comes to connect with the ancient text or image in the first place, how he or she perceives its potential and what are the poetic ... More


Irish Versions of Virgil’s Eclogues and Georgics

Cillian O’Hogan

in Virgil and his Translators

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198810810
eISBN:
9780191847950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810810.003.0028
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Irish versions of the Eclogues and Georgics serve as another salient example of how culture and nationhood define themselves through Virgil. This chapter explores how Virgil has provided a way of ... More


Heaney and Hesiod

Rowena Fowler

in Seamus Heaney and the Classics: Bann Valley Muses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198805656
eISBN:
9780191843600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805656.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Heaney acknowledges an affinity with the farmer-poet, the source of a literary tradition which is inspired but rooted: rural and provincial rather than courtly, urban, or cosmopolitan. Distinguishing ... More


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