Reinterpreting Emmet : essays on the life and legacy of Robert Emmet (eBook, 2007) []
skip to content
Reinterpreting Emmet : essays on the life and legacy of Robert Emmet

Reinterpreting Emmet : essays on the life and legacy of Robert Emmet

Author: Anne Dolan; Patrick M Geoghegan; Darryl Jones
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Robert Emmet's life, death, and immediate elevation into the pantheon of Irish nationalist heroes are well known. This work includes essays on Emmet's life and legacy, demonstrating an  Read more...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reinterpreting Emmet.
Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007531335
Named Person: Robert Emmet; Robert Emmet; Robert Emmet; Robert Emmet; Robert Emmet
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Dolan; Patrick M Geoghegan; Darryl Jones
OCLC Number: 646925687
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 258 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction; Section 1 Revisiting Emmet: 'The cause of treason seems to have gone out of fashion in Ireland': Dublin Castle and Robert Emmet, Thomas Bartlett; Revelation and Romanticism: The Revolutionary Ideology of Thomas Russell, James Quinn; 'Permanent tranquility will not be established while the present system is continued': Charles James Fox and Ireland 1801-3, Patrick Walsh; 'Unhappy is the man and nation whose destiny depends on the will of another!': Social and linguistic perspectives on Robert Emmet's mission to France, Sylvie Kleinman; 'The reptile that had stung me': William Plunket and the Trial of Robert Emmet, Maeve Ryan; Section 2 Reinventing Emmet: Missing Robert Emmet: William Godwin's Irish Expedition, Timothy Webb; Robert Emmet and Nineteenth-Century Irish America, Charles Fanning; Prophecy and Posterity: Robert Emmet in America, Patrick M. Geoghegan; Saying 'No' to Robert Emmet, Norman Vance; 'It might be just as well, perhaps, to forget about poor Emmet', Anne Dolan; Section 3 Reflections on Emmet: Pearse's Emmet, Seamas O Buachalla; Robert Emmet and Roger Casement, W. J. Mc Cormack; The Trial of Robert Emmet, Adrian Hardiman; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Anne Dolan, Patrick M. Geoghegan and Darryl Jones.


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Robert Emmet has always been something of an enigma. He is one of the most romantic heroes in the popular canon but his early death and the manner of it have raised serious questions for historians Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.