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Ulster Unionism since 1921

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the evolution of unionism in Northern Ireland since it unexpectedly and paradoxically found itself under Home Rule, which its leading politicians had raised a private army to ... More


Wars of Words: The Politics of Language in Ireland 1537-2004

Tony Crowley

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273430
eISBN:
9780191706202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273430.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book studies the politics of language in Ireland during the colonial and post-colonial periods. Beginning with the Tudors and ending with recent language legislation in Ireland and Northern ... More


The languages of the island of Ireland, 1922–2004

Tony Crowley

in Wars of Words: The Politics of Language in Ireland 1537-2004

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273430
eISBN:
9780191706202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273430.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the history of the languages of Ireland after Partition. In Ireland, the policies of the Gaelic League and other revivalists were implemented by the Government in education and ... More


Post-Agreement Script: writers and the language questions

Tony Crowley

in Wars of Words: The Politics of Language in Ireland 1537-2004

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273430
eISBN:
9780191706202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273430.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The final chapter of this book briefly considers the way in which a select number of writers have used the linguistic wealth of the island of Ireland to pose and interrogate the question of the ... More


Screening the Travel(l)er

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/9780199566464.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The arrival of mass film and television reshaped the long-established literary conceit of the tinker. Thus, the final chapter considers screen portrayals of Travellers, particularly contemporary ... More


Migration and Emigration, 1600–1945

Donald M. MacRaild and Malcolm Smith

in Ulster Since 1600: Politics, Economy, and Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583119
eISBN:
9780191744822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583119.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Ulster in the seventeenth century was a province of aggressive inward migration. In the succeeding three centuries it was a region of net outward migration. The descendants of the Scottish and ... More


Phonetics and phonology1

Karen P. Corrigan

in Irish English, Volume 1 - Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634286
eISBN:
9780748671441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634286.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on the distinctive phonological systems of accent types found in Northern Ireland and outlines the characteristics of Mid Ulster English, South Ulster English and Ulster Scots. ... More


Union and Presbyterian Ulster Scots: William McComb, James McKnight, and

Andrew R. Holmes

in Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198736233
eISBN:
9780191853722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736233.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the relationship between literature and union among Presbyterian writers in nineteenth-century Ulster. It examines the work of the poet William McComb and the journalist James ... More


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