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Irish women's writing, 1878-1922 advancing the cause of liberty

Author: Anna Pilz; Whitney Standlee
Publisher: Manchester Manchester University Press 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Paperback editionView all editions and formats

Providing an important intervention in contemporary Irish cultural-critical debate, this collection explores how Irish women writers exercised their political concerns and influence through their  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Pilz; Whitney Standlee
ISBN: 9781526127112 1526127113 9780719097584 0719097584
OCLC Number: 1073852289
Description: xviii, 260 Seiten Illustrationen 22 cm
Contents: List of figuresList of contributorsForeword by Lia MillsAcknowledgementsIntroduction - Anna Pilz and Whitney Standlee1. Works, righteousness, philanthropy and the market in the novels of Charlotte Riddell - Patrick Maume2. 'She's nothin' but a shadda': the politics of marriage in late Mulholland - James H. Murphy3. Nature, education, and liberty in The Book of Gilly by Emily Lawless - Heidi Hansson 4. Girls with 'go': female homosociality in L. T. Meade's schoolgirl novels - Whitney Standlee5. 'Breaking away': Beatrice Grimshaw and the commercial woman writer - Jane Mahony and Eve Patten6. Women, ambition and the city, 1890-1910 - Ciaran O'Neill and Mai Yatani7. 'An Irish problem': bilingual manoeuvres in the work of Somerville and Ross - Margaret Kelleher8. 'A bad master': religion, Jacobitism and the politics of representation in Lady Gregory's The White Cockade - Anna Pilz 9. 'Old wine in new bottles'? Katharine Tynan, Lord Edward Fitzgerald and George Wyndham - Kieron Winterson 10. 'The blind side of the heart': Protestants, politics and patriarchy in the novels of F. E. Crichton - Naomi Doak11. 'The Red Sunrise': gender, violence and nation in Ella Young's vision of a New Ireland - Aurelia Annat12. Liberte, egalite, sororite: the poetics of suffrage in the work of Eva Gore-Booth and Constance Markievicz - Lauren ArringtonBibliographyIndex -- .
Responsibility: edited by Anna Pilz and Whitney Standlee.


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'This essay collection is an invaluable resource that covers a glaringly underexplored area of literature by Irish women. The book highlights the years between 1878 and 1922, which, as the co-editors Read more...

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