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‘Real Protestantism never Slumbers’: Religious and Historical Fiction

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/9780199596997.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Most historical fiction set before 1800 had a religious, or at least had a religio-ethno-political, basis. Early historical novels were either about justifying the Protestant settlement in Ireland or ... More


Women, ambition, and the city, 1890–1910

Ciaran O’Neill and Mai Yatani

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097584
eISBN:
9781526115225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097584.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter traces the link between ambition and the city through the novels and works of several Irish women writers 1890-1910. Writers such as Hannah Lynch, Katherine Cecil Thurston and George ... More


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