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The best are leaving : emigration and post-war Irish culture

Author: Clair Wills
Publisher: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Clair Wills's The Best Are Leaving is a study of representations of Irish emigrant culture and of Irish immigrants in Britain.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wills, Clair.
Best are leaving
(DLC) 2014020958
(OCoLC)881146265
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clair Wills
ISBN: 9781316129067 1316129063
OCLC Number: 900943762
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1. The best are leaving: fitness, marriage, and the crisis of the national family; 2. Pink witch: women, modernity, and urbanisation; 3. British paddies: realism and the Irish immigrant; 4. The vanishing Irish: assimilation, ethnicisation, and literary caricature; 5. Clay is the flesh: looking at manual labour.
Responsibility: Clair Wills, Queen Mary, University of London.

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'Sharp and illuminating ... [Wills'] study is deeply impressive in the scope of its learning and the range of its sympathies.' Sunday Business Post 'A fine study of an absorbing subject.' Irish Mail Read more...

 
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