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American literature and Irish culture, 1910-55 : the politics of enchantment.

Author: Tara Stubbs
Publisher: Oxford : Manchester University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book discusses how and why American modernist writers turned to Ireland at various stages during their careers. By placing events such as the Celtic Revival and the Easter Rising at the centre of the discussion, it shows how Irishness became a cultural determinant in the work of American modernists.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Stubbs, Tara.
American literature and Irish culture, 1910-55 : The politics of enchantment.
Oxford : Manchester University Press, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tara Stubbs
ISBN: 9781526102270 1526102277
OCLC Number: 960751085
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (255 pages)
Contents: AMERICAN LITERATURE and Irish culture, 1910-55; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface: The politics of enchantment; Acknowledgements; Introduction: 'Why do we like being Irish?'; Chapter 1: Cultural and racial (dis)affiliations; Chapter 2: American modernists and the Celtic Revival; Chapter 3: Rural Ireland, mythmaking and transatlantic translation; Chapter 4: Enchantment and disenchantment in political poetry; Chapter 5: The legacy of Yeats's poetic conviction; Conclusion: Cultural credibility in America's Ireland --
and Ireland's America; Select bibliography; Index.

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'Stubbs helps us to "see the lightning" in her brilliant analyses of some truly remarkable works of poetry and fiction written by US authors in the first half of the twentieth century. At the same Read more...

 
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