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“Forsaking All for Jesus”: F. M. Messenger and Burning Bush Communalism

William Kostlevy

in Holy Jumpers: Evangelicals and Radicals in Progressive Era America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377842
eISBN:
9780199777204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377842.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In 1905, the MCA acquired the Fountain Spring House, an old resort hotel in Waukesha Wisconsin. Rejecting private property the MCA insisted that all true Christians would give up their possessions. ... More


Writing the Irish Famine

Christopher Morash

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182795
eISBN:
9780191673887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182795.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the late 1840s, more than one million Irish men and women died of starvation and disease, and a further two million emigrated in one of the worst European sustenance crises of modern times. Yet a ... More


Mitchel’s Hunger

CHRISTOPHER MORASH

in Writing the Irish Famine

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182795
eISBN:
9780191673887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182795.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

‘The torture of Tantalus’ was how William Drennan described the view of ‘the world's progressive lot’ from Famine Ireland: close enough to see the parade of progress, but not close enough to join the ... More


A Very Victorian Apocalypse

CHRISTOPHER MORASH

in Writing the Irish Famine

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182795
eISBN:
9780191673887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182795.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

One of the more interesting skirmishes in the discursive battle against the changing economic order is Samuel Ferguson's verse satire, Inheritor and Economist. In spite of his personal friendship ... More


‘A death-dealing famine’: conciliation and division

Christine Kinealy

in Repeal and Revolution: 1848 in Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065163
eISBN:
9781781702963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065163.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter demonstrates the complexity and porous nature of Irish nationalism and shows that, until 1848, neither revolution nor a violent uprising were the aims of any section of the Repeal ... More


‘Black ’47’: Repeal in retreat

Christine Kinealy

in Repeal and Revolution: 1848 in Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065163
eISBN:
9781781702963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065163.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter traces the challenges faced by the Irish Confederation, formed in January 1847, in trying to rebuild a robust, united movement. Resistance was especially strong amongst members of Old ... More


‘The springtime of the peoples’?

Louis James

in Repeal and Revolution: 1848 in Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065163
eISBN:
9781781702963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065163.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

By the beginning of July 1848, despite the creation of the Irish League, deep divisions remained in the Repeal movement. John 'Connell's lacklustre performance and John Mitchel's transportation had ... More


Beckett’s Safe Words: Normalising Torture in How It Is

Dominic Walker

in Beckett Beyond the Normal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474460460
eISBN:
9781474490801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460460.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Samuel Beckett excused himself from his affair with Pamela Mitchell with a syntactically evocative phrase: ‘It is I the hurter of the two’. The definite article is telling: How it is (1964 [1961]) ... More


The role of the Dublin nationalist press in events leading to the downfall of the Irish nationalist movement in 1848

Ann Andrews

in Newspapers and Newsmakers: The Dublin Nationalist Press in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381427
eISBN:
9781781382165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381427.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Concentrating on the causes and consequences of disunity within the Irish nationalist movement from the end of 1843, this chapter examines the destructive power of the Dublin nationalist press. It ... More


The Fenian Movement, 1848–1878

David Brundage

in Irish Nationalists in America: The Politics of Exile, 1798–1998

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780195331776
eISBN:
9780199378166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331776.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the Fenian movement on both sides of the Atlantic. It begins with a discussion of the Great Irish Famine of the 1840s and with the influential writings of the Young Ireland ... More


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