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Joy to my youth

FEARGHAL McGARRY

in Eoin O’Duffy: A Self-Made Hero

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226672
eISBN:
9780191696268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226672.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the youth and early career of Eoin O'Duffy, who was born on January 28, 1890 in Monaghan County, Ireland. He was raised in a pious household, an austere and impoverished ... More


The Political Occult: Revisiting Fascism, Yeats and A Vision

Claire V. Nally

in W. B. Yeats's A Vision: Explications and Contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780983533924
eISBN:
9781781382219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533924.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This essay addresses W. B. Yeats’s fascism with specific reference to Theodor Adorno’s works “Theses against Occultism” and The Authoritarian Personality. Yeats’s role in the Blueshirt movement is ... More


Writing the Revolution in the Irish Free State

Frances Flanagan

in Remembering the Revolution: Dissent, Culture, and Nationalism in the Irish Free State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739159
eISBN:
9780191802225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739159.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Chapter 1 outlines the conventions for writing about the revolution in official and popular literature in the Irish Free State. It explores the competitive dynamic that emerged in civil war between ... More


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