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Writing Modern Ireland
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Writing Modern Ireland

Catherine E Paul

Abstract

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 examines the complex literary manifestations of Ireland and Irishness from the turn of the twentieth century to very recently. Together with analyses of the nation, the book explores Irish identities that may be sexual, racial, regional, gendered, disabled and able-bodied, traumatized and in the process of healing. The book takes up the question of what it means to write modern Ireland, evoking the many r ... More

Keywords: modernization, Irish identity, Ireland, Irishness, modern Ireland, W. B. Yeats, Irish literature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780989082693
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780989082693.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Catherine E Paul, editor
Clemson University

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Yeats in Extremis

Ronald Schuchard

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