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Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland

Marie-Louise Coolahan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199567652
eISBN:
9780191722011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567652.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Women's Literature

This book examines writing in English, Irish, and Spanish by women living in Ireland and by Irish women living on the continent between the years 1574 and 1676. This was a tumultuous period of ... More


Writing Modern Ireland

Catherine E Paul (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780989082693
eISBN:
9781781382417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082693.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Bringing together leading scholars of modern and contemporary literature, this book considers the ways in which modernization has shaped Irish identity over the course of the past century. It ... More


Epilogue

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/9780199226672.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the importance of Eoin O'Duffy's life story by providing insights into the diverse aspects of modern Ireland. One historian considered O'Duffy as the classic example of a ... More


Introduction: Sites of Oblivion

Guy Beiner

in Forgetful Remembrance: Social Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198749356
eISBN:
9780191813467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749356.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Historiography

Questioning the inevitability of an inherent opposition between myth and history opens possibilities for rethinking our engagement with the past through the lens of ‘mythistory’. In the same vein, ... More


Ireland and Europe after 1973

Derek Hand

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 7: British and Irish Fiction Since 1940

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198749394
eISBN:
9780191869754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749394.003.0032
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter argues that the novel form is best suited to giving expression to the multifaceted Irish reality. Ireland, in the modern moment, is a place of incongruity and contradiction: it is at ... More


In the Wake of Joyce: Irish Writing after 1939

Michael G. Cronin

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 7: British and Irish Fiction Since 1940

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198749394
eISBN:
9780191869754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749394.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter maps the mid-century period of the Irish novel in terms of the various aesthetic choices which Irish writers took as they contended imaginatively with the contradictions and conundrums ... More


Forgetful Remembrance: Social Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster

Guy Beiner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198749356
eISBN:
9780191813467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749356.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Historiography

What happens when a society attempts to obscure inconvenient episodes in its past? In 1798, Ulster Protestants—in particular Presbyterians—participated alongside Catholics in the failed republican ... More


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