Ireland, Literature, and the Coast
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Nicholas Allen
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-05 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The island of Ireland is home to one of the world's great literary and artistic traditions. This book reads Irish literature and art in context of the island's coastal and maritime cultures, beginning with the late imperial experiences of Jack and William Butler Yeats and ending with the contemporary work
An Irish Literature Reader
Language: en
Pages: 579
Authors: Maureen O'Rourke Murphy, James MacKillop
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-01 - Publisher: Syracuse University Press

In a volume that has become a standard text in Irish studies and serves as a course-friendly alternative to the Field Day anthology, editors Maureen O’Rourke Murphy and James MacKillop survey thirteen centuries of Irish literature, including Old Irish epic and lyric poetry, Irish folksongs, and drama. For each author
Technology in Irish Literature and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 637
Authors: Margaret Kelleher, James O'Sullivan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-12-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Technology in Irish Literature and Culture shows how such significant technologies—typewriters, gramophones, print, radio, television, computers—have influenced Irish literary practices and cultural production, while also examining how technology has been embraced as a theme in Irish writing. Once a largely rural and agrarian society, contemporary Ireland has embraced the communicative,
Post-Agreement Northern Irish Literature
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Birte Heidemann
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-23 - Publisher: Springer

This book uncovers a new genre of ‘post-Agreement literature’, consisting of a body of texts – fiction, poetry and drama – by Northern Irish writers who grew up during the Troubles but published their work in the aftermath of the Good Friday Agreement. In an attempt to demarcate the literary-aesthetic
Tragedy and Irish Literature
Language: en
Pages: 201
Authors: R. McDonald
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-12-17 - Publisher: Springer

In Tragedy and Irish Literature, McDonald considers the culture of suffering, loss, and guilt in the work of J.M. Synge, Sean O'Casey and Samuel Beckett. He applies external ideas of tragedy to the three dramatists and also discerns particular sorts of tragedy within their own work. While alert to the