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Figures of Authority in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Raphaël Ingelbien and Susan Galavan


This interdisciplinary collection investigates the forms that authority assumed in nineteenth-century Ireland, the relations they bore to international redefinitions of authority, and Irish contributions to the reshaping of authority in the modern age. At a time when age-old sources of social, political, spiritual and cultural authority were eroded in the Western world, Ireland witnessed both the restoration of older forms of authority and the rise of figures who defined new models of authority in a democratic age. Using new comparative perspectives as well as archival resources in a wide rang ... More

Keywords: authority, Victorian Ireland, politics, religion, visual culture, literature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781789622409
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781789622409.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Raphaël Ingelbien, editor
KU Leuven

Susan Galavan, editor
KU Leuven

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