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|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
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|ISBN:||0809323435 9780809323432 0809323443 9780809323449|
|Description:||xii, 329 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Pt. 1. Imagining Irish America. Diaspora comparisons and Irish-American uniqueness / Lawrence J. McCaffrey ; Witnessing two worlds: poems / Eamonn Wall ; That special place: poems and stories from Irish America / Terence Winch ; Joseph Mitchell's Irish imagination / James Silas Rogers --
Pt. 2. New perspectives on pre-famine immigration. From Ulster to Delaware: two poems by James Orr about an eighteenth-century emigrant voyage / Andrew Carpenter ; "Scotch-Irish" myths and "Irish" identities in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century America / Kerby A. Miller ; The "second colonization of New England" revisited: Irish immigration before the famine / Edward J. O'Day --
Pt. 3. New sources for diaspora studies. Rites de passage: rituals of separation in Irish oral tradition / Grace Neville ; The Reynolds letters: sources for understanding the Irish emigrant experience in America and England, 1865-1934 / Lawrence W. McBride ; Bridget and Biddy: images of the Irish servant girl in Puck cartoons, 1880-1890 / Maureen Murphy ; "Slide, Kelly, slide": the Irish in American baseball / Richard F. Peterson --
Pt. 4. New perspectives on Irish diasporic communities. The Irish of Chicago's Hull-House neighborhood / Ellen Skerrett ; Epidemics, influenza, and the Irish: Norwood, Massachusetts, in 1918 / Patricia J. Fanning ; The last word: reflections on Angela's ashes / George O'Brien --
Pt. 5. Looking at fiction of the diaspora. Yank outsiders: Irish Americans in Gaelic fiction and drama of the Irish Free State, 1922-1939 / Philip O'Leary ; Donn Byrne: bard of Armagh / Ron Ebest ; Winds blowing from a million directions: Colum McCann's Songdogs / Eamonn Wall ; Ireland as source-country in New Zealand fiction: Dan Davin and Maurice Duggan / Charles Fanning.
|Responsibility:||edited by Charles Fanning.|
- Irish Americans -- History.
- Irish Americans -- Social conditions.
- Irish -- Foreign countries -- History.
- Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
- United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
- American literature -- Irish American authors -- History and criticism.
- Irish Americans -- Intellectual life.
- Irish Americans in literature.