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The myth of manliness in Irish national culture, 1880-1922

Author: Joseph Valente
Publisher: Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Press, ©2011.
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""This is undoubtedly a pioneering study. It discusses constructions of Irish manhood in one of the most decisive periods of Irish nationalist mobilization with a degree of ingenuity, authority, and commitment that is simply unmatched in the field."--Joe Cleary, author of Outrageous Fortune: Capital and Culture in Modern Ireland.
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Valente, Joseph.
Myth of manliness in Irish national culture, 1880-1922.
Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010007695
(OCoLC)531718901
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Valente
ISBN: 9780252090325 0252090322 1282959603 9781282959606
OCLC Number: 841172533
Description: 1 online resource (x, 289 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction. The double bind of Irish manhood: historical backgrounds and conceptual horizons --
The manliness of Parnell --
Afterlives of Parnell: political, cultural, literary --
The mother of all sovereignty --
Brothers in arms --
"Mixed middling": James Joyce and metrocolonial manliness --
Epilogue. "Manhood is all": Yeats and the poetics of discipline.
Responsibility: Joseph Valente.

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