6 edition of On the Uses of History in Recent Irish Writing found in the catalog.
September 4, 2007
by Manchester University Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||224|
After the Second World War, with the establishment of the monthly magazine Comhar and the publishing house Sairséal & Dill, new writers came to the fore in poetry and prose, and there are now more books in print than ever isolated from the rest of the world and with an unacceptable degree of poverty and emigration, Ireland opened up in the . A History of the Easter Rising in 50 Objects In this book John Gibney tells the story of the Rising and its aftermath through 50 objects that survive from that time. Some of these are what you might expect – documents, uniforms, weapons and flags – but others are quirkier objects, like the cricket bat that died for Ireland, Sean Mac Diarmada's hurley, the teacups the Pearse brothers .
An impressive cast of contributors cover the history of nationalism from a wide range of thematic approaches, from traditional modernist and Marxist perspectives to more recent debates around gender. postcolonialism and the global turn in history writing. This book is essential reading for undergraduate students of history, politics and. Interestingly, Foster’s more recent book, Vivid Faces, moves in an altogether different direction. It’s far more concerned with restoring to Irish popular opinion, in the early 20th century, its nuanced complexity and variety in a way that is not fully captured in Modern Ireland.
With five Nobel Prize-winners, seven Pulitzer Prize-winners and two Booker Prize-winning novelists, modern Irish writing has contributed something special and permanent to our understanding of the twentieth century. Irish Writing in the Twentieth Century provides a useful, comprehensive and pleasurable introduction to modern Irish literature in a single Reviews: 1. Dynamic, radical, often female Irish fiction is flourishing. Gone is the conservative writing – all nostalgia and sexual repression – of the Celtic Tiger years. The writers of the new wave Author: Justine Jordan.
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: On the uses of history in recent Irish writing (): Klein, Bernhard: BooksCited by: 2. This book offers a critical reassessment of the uses of history in contemporary Irish literature and culture.
It argues that in much recent Irish writing, history is approached not as the proverbial 'nightmare' from which Joyce's Stephen Dedalus tried to. "This book offers a critical reassessment of the uses of history in contemporary Irish literature and culture.
It argues that in much recent Irish writing, history is approached not as the proverbial 'nightmare' from which Joyce's Stephen Dedalus tried to. On the uses of history in recent Irish writing. [Bernhard Klein] in Irish literary and cultural criticism, the study of cultural memory, as well as on radical models of time and history, this book explores the varied, creative, # English literature--Irish authors--History and criticism\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema.
This book offers a critical reassessment of the uses of history in contemporary Irish literature and culture. It argues that in much recent Irish writing, history is approached not as the proverbial ‘nightmare’ from which Joyce’s Stephen Dedalus tried to awake, but as a rich, imaginative resource.
Drawing on recent debates in Irish literary and cultural criticism, On the uses of. "This book offers a critical reassessment of the uses of history in contemporary Irish literature and culture. It argues that in much recent Irish writing, history is approached not as the proverbial 'nightmare' from which Joyce's Stephen Dedalus tried to awake, but as a rich, imaginative resource.
Drawing on recent debates in Irish literary and cultural criticism, on the study of. The bible of Irish history, providing facts and concise accounts of just about everything you ever wanted to know about Ireland, from the earliest of times to the present.
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The Isles: A History is a narrative history book by Norman Davies. Content. As in his earlier Europe: A History (), Davies is not trying to present any new history, but does want to tackle what he sees as historiographical biases in the treatment of the history of Britain and Ireland.
Ten chapters span the past of the archipelago from prehistory till the dismantling of the British Author: Norman Davies.
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Young Ireland and the Writing of Irish History deeply explores the Young Ireland vision of selective and polemical, but ultimately compelling and powerful, their vison would inspire generations with a pride in Ireland's history, and would set the scene for the revolutionary period that by: 7.
What is known of pre-Christian Ireland comes from references in Roman writings, Irish poetry and myth, and archaeology. While some possible Paleolithic tools have been found, none of the finds are convincing of Paleolithic settlement in Ireland.
However a bear bone found in Alice and Gwendoline Cave, County Clare, in may push back dates for the earliest human. Thank you, John. This book looks to be right up my alley, as I find recent, i.e. last years, incredibly interesting. (Just enjoyed two of John Boyne’s novels encompassing recent Irish history and sociology.) I’ve just ordered a copy and can’t wait its arrival.
Moira. Goodness, so many books. If you are looking for a comprehensive, single-volume survey of Irish history, I can recommend Thomas Bartlett's Ireland: A History (Cambridge, ).
He writes in a breezy, readable style and covers the subject thoroughly. The following book review was written by Bobbi King:The following book review was written by Bobbi King: The Family Tree Irish Genealogy Guide By Claire Santry.
Family Tree Books. pages. For years, Ms. Santry avoided research of her Irish ancestors because she believed that a fire had destroyed all Irish records. Once. During the Warring States Period, China was divided into various states – each of which had its own historians, writing over centuries their version of the history of their state and its relations with neighbors and ing Qin's conquest of all the others, Emperor Qin Shi Huang – on the advice of his minister Li Si – ordered the burning of all philosophy books and history books.
With a complex history and distinct regional variations, Irish crime fiction may be better designed for the micro than the macro—much satisfaction can be gained in immersing oneself in the stories of Belfast, as Paul French recently did in his series of crime writing in cities around the world.
Every once in awhile, though, it does us well to take a step back and marvel Author: Molly Odintz. Occasionally, when people ask for “the Old Irish alphabet,” they’re referring to a truly ancient system of writing called Ogham (pronounced “OH-um”).
Ogham is the closest thing to a truly “old” Irish alphabet. It was used to write “primative Irish,”. In a small group of Irish nationalists, who would later be known as Young Ireland, founded the Nation newspaper.
They saw their mission as awakening the Irish people to the fact that they were an historic nation that should determine its own future. Ireland, they insisted, had a proud history, which told of sufferings bravely endured, resistance that had never faltered and a.
Crime writing in Northern Ireland has long been at the forefront of writing about the Troubles. If you are interested in exploring more of the wealth of crime writing in Northern Ireland, here is a piece I wrote a few years ago about the unstoppable rise of Irish crime writing.
The Vogue by Eoin McNamee.Young Ireland: how its writing of Irish history led to the making of history WB Yeats need not have worried, argues James Quinn. He did not inspire the men of Ten great Northern Irish novels you might have missed Authors are using new ways of writing to reflect a changed political environment Wed,Author: Caroline Magennis.