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The same age as the state

Verfasser/in: Máire O'Brien
Verlag: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 2005.
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : Biografie : Bundesstaatliche Regierungsveröffentlichung : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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"Through a life that encompasses Irish tradition, culture, language, scholarship and poetry, as well as national and international politics, Maire Cruise O'Brien (nee Maire Mhac an tSaoi) is uniquely placed to tell the complex story of the emergence and growth of Ireland as an independent country. Her life not only parallels that development, her family played an active part in it.".
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Gattung/Form: Biography
Name: Máire O'Brien; Conor Cruise O'Brien
Medientyp: Biografie, Amtliche Veröffentlichung, Bundesstaatliche Regierungsveröffentlichung
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Máire O'Brien
ISBN: 0299210308 9780299210304
OCLC-Nummer: 57039076
Anmerkungen: Includes index.
Beschreibung: 352 p., leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Inhalt: Chapter I 'Those Mimes, the Elder Persons' --
Part i My Mother's People 13 --
Part ii My Father's People 31 --
Part iii Episode at Easter --
1916 37 --
Chapter II Land of War --
Part i Margaret Browne 42 --
Part ii The Young Brownes 48 --
Part iii Active Service 54 --
Part iv Cogadh na gCarad 62 --
Part v Grey Area 70 --
Chapter III A Celebration of the Irish Language --
Part i Alternative Lifestyle 78 --
Part ii Cultural Controversy 96 --
Part iii 'A Cloud no bigger than a Man's Hand' 103 --
Chapter IV A Lady's Child --
Part i Ecumenism 114 --
Part ii Virtue Rewarded 121 --
Part iii Widening Horizons 128 --
Chapter V The Emergency --
Part i Aoibhinn Beatha an Scolaire 140 --
Part ii Neutrality and Diplomacy 149 --
Part iii Career Choices 159 --
Chapter VI Francophilia and Foreign Affairs --
Part i Post-Liberation Paris 166 --
Part ii Permanent and Pensionable 185 --
Part iii La malherida Espana 188 --
Part iv The Realities of Life 201 --
Chapter VII United Nations --
Part i Token Woman 212 --
Part ii Welcome be the Will of God 225 --
Part iii The Day Job 230 --
Part iv Into Africa 233 --
Part v Happy Ending 247 --
Part i Ghana, 1962-65 266 --
Part ii America, 1965-69 285 --
Part iii Ireland 303 --
Part iv Journalism, books and travel 313 --
Appendix 1 Aosdana and Francis Stuart 330 --
Appendix 2 A Chronology of the Author's Career and Publications 339 --
Appendix 3 Letter to the Author from Professor Gregory Nagy 343.
Verfasserangabe: Máire Cruise O'Brien.
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"Through a life that encompasses Irish tradition, culture, language, scholarship and poetry, as well as national and international politics, Maire Cruise O'Brien (nee Maire Mhac an tSaoi) is uniquely placed to tell the complex story of the emergence and growth of Ireland as an independent country. Her life not only parallels that development, her family played an active part in it.".

"Born in 1922, she intimately remembers the generation of the nineteenth century - her grandparents - and their way of life and values. Her own parents' dangerous involvement in the struggle for freedom, in the company of de Valera and Collins, was a hugely important element in her young life, as was her father's subsequent work as a senior government minister. Part of the new Irish elite, she lived in both Dublin and west Kerry; she went on to become an Irish scholar, to study Celtic languages in Paris immediately after the Second World War; and was called to the Bar but chose, instead, to join the Department of External (now Foreign) Affairs.

She was the 'token woman' on the first Irish UN delegation in New York; and she was charge d'affaires in Franco's Spain in the 1940s, with experiences 'both baroque and absurd'." "Then she met and married Conor Cruise O'Brien, a rising star at the UN. Therafter, her life took her to the Congo, Ghana, Europe and America, where Conor worked both academically and politically in highly dramatic situations. From her unique vantage point she vividly recalls the workings of the international community. Their return to Ireland and Conor's position as a government minister took her full circle."--BOOK JACKET.

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