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'Power to Observe' : Irish Women Novelists in Britain, 1890-1916

Author: Whitney Standlee
Publisher: Bern, Switzerland : Peter Lang, [2015] ©2015.
Series: Reimagining Ireland, v. 62.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the lives and literature of six Irish novelists - Emily Lawless, L.T. Meade, George Egerton, Katherine Cecil Thurston, M.E. Francis and Katharine Tynan - who lived and worked in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Whitney Standlee
ISBN: 3034318375 9783034318372
OCLC Number: 900271964
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: x, 278 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Contents: Irish Women, British Politics, and the Novel - A View from `Both Sides': Emily Lawless's Rebellion Novels and the Irish Question - `You Can't Have a Big World If You Only Just Know This Part': The Critique of Cultural Insularity in the Novels of L. T. Meade - `No Country' for Old Maids: Escaping Ireland in the Novels of George Egerton and Katherine Cecil Thurston - `Your Dream-Ireland Does Not Exist': M. E. Francis, Catholicism, and the Irish Literary Establishment - `Affection for England and Love of Ireland': The Altering Landscapes of Katharine Tynan - Writing about Ireland; Writing about Problems.
Series Title: Reimagining Ireland, v. 62.
Responsibility: Whitney Standlee.

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