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The Irish classical self : poets and poor scholars in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

Author: Laurie O'Higgins
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017. ©2017
Series: Classical presences.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Irish Classical Self' considers the role of classical languages and learning in the construction of Irish cultural identities in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, focusing in particular on the "lower ranks" of society. This eighteenth century notion of the "classical self" grew partly out of influential identity narratives developed in the seventeenth century by clerics on the European continent:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie O'Higgins
ISBN: 9780198767107 0198767102
OCLC Number: 962330745
Description: 352 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: FRONTMATTER; APPENDICES; ENDMATTER
Series Title: Classical presences.
Other Titles: Poets and poor scholars in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
Responsibility: Laurie O' Higgins.

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The Irish Classical Self considers the role of classical languages and learning in the construction of cultural identities in eighteenth and nineteenth century Ireland. Focusing in particular on the  Read more...

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