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Irish classics

Author: Declan Kiberd
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001.
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"One country, two languages, and a sequence of great artists in every generation. From the Gaelic bards to the Belfast Agreement, Irish writers have drawn equally on two traditions to heal the rifts of their land." "A celebration of the enduring Irish classics, this book by one of their most eloquent and adept readers offers an unusually brilliant and accessible survey of the greatest works since 1600 in Gaelic and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Declan Kiberd
ISBN: 0674005058 9780674005051 9780674010086 0674010086
OCLC Number: 45493453
Description: xvi, 704 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Gaelic Ireland : apocalypse now? --
Bardic poetry : the loss of aura --
Saving civilization : Céitinn and Ó Bruadair --
Dying acts : Ó Rathaille and others --
Endings and beginnings : Mac Cuarta and after --
Jonathan Swift : a colonial outsider? --
Nostalgia as protest : Goldsmith's 'Deserted village' --
Radical pastoral : Goldsmith's She stoops to conquer --
Sheridan and subversion --
Eibhlín Dhubh Ní Chonaill : the lament for Art Ó Laoghaire --
Brian Merriman's midnight court --
Burke, Ireland and revolution --
Republican self-fashioning : the journal of Wolf Tone --
Native informants: Maria Edgeworth and Castle Rackrent --
Confronting famine : Carleton's peasantry --
Feudalism falling : A drama in muslin --
Love songs of Connacht --
Anarchist attitudes : Oscar Wilde --
George Bernard Shaw : Arms and the man --
Somerville and Ross : The silver fox --
Undead in the nineties : Bram Stoker and Dracula --
Augusta Gregory's Cuchulain : the rebirth of the hero --
Synge's Tristes tropiques : the Aran Islands --
W.B. Yeats : building amid ruins --
Ulysses, newspapers and modernism --
After the revolution : O'Casey and O'Flaherty --
Gaelic absurdism : At swim-two-birds --
The Blasket autobiographies --
Incorrigibly plural : Louis MacNeice --
Kate O'Brien : The ante-room --
All the dead voices : Cré na cille --
Underdeveloped comedy : Patrick Kavanagh --
Anglo-Gaelic literature : Seán Ó Riordáin --
Irish narrative : a short history.
Responsibility: Declan Kiberd.

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"One country, two languages, and a sequence of great artists in every generation. From the Gaelic bards to the Belfast Agreement, Irish writers have drawn equally on two traditions to heal the rifts of their land." "A celebration of the enduring Irish classics, this book by one of their most eloquent and adept readers offers an unusually brilliant and accessible survey of the greatest works since 1600 in Gaelic and English. Together, they have shaped one of the world's most original literary cultures."--Jacket.

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