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Introduction: The Shock of the Old

John Wilson Foster

in Irish Novels 1890-1940: New Bearings in Culture and Fiction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232833
eISBN:
9780191716454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232833.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the intention of the book, which is to discuss a sampling of Irish popular and minor fiction published between 1890 and 1922, and this is ... More


Literature in English, 1891–1921

VIVIAN MERCIER

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores literature in the English language in Ireland during the period from 1845 to 1921. It suggests that the relationship of Irish literature to Irish politics during this period ... More


Postcolonial Ireland

Joe Cleary

in Ireland and the British Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251841
eISBN:
9780191698064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251841.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers postcolonial Ireland, with particular reference to politics, culture, and the construction of a new nation state. Its primary purpose is to indicate some of the ways in which ... More


The Intellectual Genealogy of a Southern Protestant, c.1900–30

Robert Tobin

in The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641567
eISBN:
9780191738418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641567.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In approaching the question of Hubert Butler's ‘intellectual genealogy’, this chapter evaluates and identifies his ‘selective kinship’ with certain Protestant activists from the Revival generation ... More


Modernity's Edge: Speaking Silence on the Blaskets

Mark Quigley

in Empire's Wake: Postcolonial Irish Writing and the Politics of Modern Literary Form

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245444
eISBN:
9780823252565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245444.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the Gaelic autobiographies emerging from the Blasket Islands in the late 1920s and early 1930s and argues that they offer a crucial reassessment of the modernist aesthetic ... More


Catholic Literature and Secularisation in France and England, 1880-1914

Brian Sudlow

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083112
eISBN:
9781781703137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083112.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a comparative study of the French and English Catholic literary revivals of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These parallel but mostly independent movements include ... More


Deism in Enlightenment England: Theology, Politics, and Newtonian Public Science

Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078729
eISBN:
9781781703304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078729.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores at length the French and English Catholic literary revivals of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These parallel but mostly independent movements include writers ... More


Conclusion: Protestant Power and Plates of Peas

in Journey Westward: Joyce, Dubliners and the Literary Revival

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318238
eISBN:
9781846317705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317705.005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on James Joyce's book Dubliners. It describes the ways Joyce felt estranged from the prevalent power in Ireland of his times, which came primarily ... More


‘He would put in allusions’: The Uses and Abuses of Revivalism

in Journey Westward: Joyce, Dubliners and the Literary Revival

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318238
eISBN:
9781846317705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317705.004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter analyses the allusive technique used by James Joyce in writing Dubliners. It identifies a number of previously unconsidered texts that lie submerged in the stories and considers what ... More


Poetry and Politics

Margery Palmer McCulloch

in Scottish Modernism and its Contexts 1918-1959: Literature, National Identity and Cultural Exchange

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634743
eISBN:
9780748651900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634743.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter talks about the attempts to bring politics directly into poetry. It first discusses the origins of the literary revival movement, which was able to contain a modern and modernist concern ... More


The Extraordinary History of the House of Maunsel

Clare Hutton (ed.)

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume V: The Irish Book in English, 1891-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199249114
eISBN:
9780191803383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199249114.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter documents the history of the House of Maunsel, from its beginnings as Maunsel and Company under George Roberts and the financial difficulties that it went through before the Easter ... More


Returns: 1881–1886

Alexander Bubb

in Meeting Without Knowing It: Kipling and Yeats at the Fin de Siècle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198753872
eISBN:
9780191815669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753872.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter charts Yeats and Kipling’s abrupt return, at the age of sixteen, to their respective countries of origin (Yeats to art school in Dublin, and Kipling to a journalist’s career in India), ... More


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