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The idea of a nation

The idea of a nation

Author: Arthur Clery
Publisher: Dublin Univ. College Dublin Press 2002
Series: Classics of Irish history
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

For 30 years Arthur Clery commented on Irish life in the "Leader", and some of his most engaging pieces were reprinted in "The Idea of a Nation" in 1907. For this edition they are supplemented by  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Clery
ISBN: 1900621800 9781900621809
OCLC Number: 249604891
Notes: [Nachdr. der Ausg.] Dublin, Duffy, 1907
Description: XVII, 104 Seiten
Contents: On tram-car's top; nationhood and politics; the theory of nationhood; looking beyond England; after the Abbey is over; art and nationality; the revival of the English language; the commercial value of patriotism; going to Trinity; nationality and music; nationality and culture; Gaelicophile poetry and two new poets; nationality and amusements; the philosophy of an Irish theatre; silly people and the Irish movement; a tea-shop idyll; respectability and nationality of sourness; the island of protestants; the partition of Ulster; free Ulster and federated Ireland; cosmopolitanism and nationality. other writings by Arthur Clery - joy of gold and of silver; Pearse and Pontius; outlanders of Ulster; Armagh Virumque; Corkery's Synge; dog-collars and conventions.
Series Title: Classics of Irish history
Responsibility: Arthur Clery


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"Clery's forum was The Leader and they represented best, perhaps, what Moran tried to give voice to: an emerging, strong, confident, Catholic professional class aspiring to political independence and Read more...

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