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The Irish writer and the world

Author: Declan Kiberd
Publisher: Cambridge ; New YOrk : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
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Kiberd argues, in this a collection of his work over 25 years, that political conflict between Ireland and England resulted in cultural confluence and that writing in the Irish language was hugely influenced by the English literary tradition. He also covers Anglo-Irish literature, the fate of the Irish language and the Celtic Tiger.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Declan Kiberd
ISBN: 9780521841634 9780521602570 0521841631 0521602572
OCLC Number: 61296379
Description: xi, 331 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The fall of the stage Irishman --
Storytelling: the Gaelic tradition --
Writers in quarantine? the case for Irish studies --
Synge, Yeats and bardic poetry --
George Moore's Gaelic lawn party --
The flowering tree: modern poetry in Irish --
On national culture --
White skins, black masks: Celticism and Négritude --
From nationalism to liberation --
The war against the past --
The elephant of revolutionary forgetfulness --
Reinventing England --
Museums and learning --
Joyce's Ellmann, Ellmann's Joyce --
Multiculturalism and artistic freedom: the strange death of liberal Europe --
The Celtic tiger: a cultural history --
The city in Irish culture --
Strangers in their own country: multiculturalism in Ireland.583
Responsibility: Declan Kiberd.
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