Endangered masculinities in Irish poetry. 1540-1780. (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Endangered masculinities in Irish poetry. 1540-1780.

Endangered masculinities in Irish poetry. 1540-1780.

Author: Sarah E McKibben
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Joyce's writing is celebrated for its encyclopaedism and multi-facetedness; it accommodates readings from a wide variety of perspectives. This collection of essays gathers to get her interpretations by scholars working in a wide range of disciplines, including music, history, literature, philosophy, languages, sport, geography, economics, drama studies and law. Their readings uncover the plural dimensions of Joyce's  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah E McKibben
ISBN: 9781906359508 1906359504
OCLC Number: 853452395
Description: 208 pages
Contents: Introduction; The Emergence of Endangered Masculinity in Bardic Poetry, c. 1540-c. 1590; The Gender and Genre of Defeat: Male Humiliation and Female National Allegory, c. 1602-1641; Gendered Modes of Protest and Accommodation: The Poetics of Sexual and Linguistic Violation, 1698-c. 1740; 'Rise up again now, Art': The Incendiary Politics of Lamented Manhood; Coda: Illegitimate, Abased... and Triumphant: Merriman's Embrace of Bastard Culture; Notes; Bibliography; Index of first lines of poems; Index.
Responsibility: Sarah E. McKibben.


Drawing on feminist, postcolonial and gender theory, this work argues for the ideological, representational and linguistic complexity of early modern Irish poetry as at once contesting and engaging  Read more...


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'This is an examination of the native Irish poetic tradition's response to the increasingly aggressive English colonialism from the 16th to the 18th centuries. There are two phases in this response: Read more...

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