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The ‘Western Problem’: Land and Politics in Connacht, 1891–1899

Fergus Campbell

in Land and Revolution: Nationalist Politics in the West of Ireland 1891-1921

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273249
eISBN:
9780191706387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273249.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the social and economic circumstances in which the people of the west of Ireland lived in the 1890s. The essence of the western problem was the juxtaposition of vast tracts of ... More


“Ghostly Light”: Visualizing the Voice in James Joyce’s and John Huston’s “The Dead”

Luke Gibbons

in Joyce'S Ghosts: Ireland, Modernism, and Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226236179
eISBN:
9780226236209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226236209.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Joyce's story “The Dead” is framed by the voice of a servant, the voice from below. Film adaptations of Joyce's fiction have failed to catch the intonations of the voice in his stories, but John ... More


Land and Revolution: Nationalist Politics in the West of Ireland 1891-1921

Fergus Campbell

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273249
eISBN:
9780191706387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273249.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the 1890s, most of the inhabitants of the west of Ireland experienced great poverty and hardship, living as they did on farms that were too small to provide them with a reasonable standard of ... More


Leisure in Charles Lever’s Jack Hinton (1842) and the Continuities of Irish Fiction

James H. Murphy

in Leisure and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381823
eISBN:
9781781382325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381823.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Jack Hinton, The Guardsman (1842) by Charles Lever is a novel of leisure activities. It probes whether sincere feeling can be expressed through the social interaction that leisure gives rise to. The ... More


Journey Westward: Joyce, Dubliners and the Literary Revival

Frank Shovlin

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

This book suggests that James Joyce, like Yeats and his fellow Revivalists, was attracted to the west of Ireland as a place of authenticity and freedom, and shows how his acute historical sensibility ... More


Introduction: ‘The journey Westward’

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/UPO9781846317705.001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about Irish author James Joyce's interest in the west of Ireland, particularly in his book Dubliners. The book attempts to locate ... More


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