Roger Casement in death, or, Haunting the free state (Book, 2002) []
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Roger Casement in death, or, Haunting the free state

Roger Casement in death, or, Haunting the free state

Author: William J McCormack
Publisher: Dublin : Univ. College Dublin Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Roger Casement was tried for treason and executed for securing German rifles to help the 1916 Rising in Ireland. He has been a focus of controversy since the 1930s, largely due to his so-called Black  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Roger Casement, Sir.; W J Maloney; Casement; Roger Casement; William Joseph Maloney; Roger Casement
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William J McCormack
ISBN: 1900621762 9781900621762 1900621770 9781900621779
OCLC Number: 248576157
Description: XIV, 240, [8] Seiten
Contents: Sixteen men the English shot?; the view from radical Hampstead; the forged Casement diaries (1936); managing Dr Maloney; ballads and blackmail; the buff diary; an orientalist fantasia; more about Maloney; second thoughts after Pearl Harbour; textual corruption, or, the diaries in today's retrospect; economies of writing. Appendix 1 An amateur on forensics - dropped 'a' in a letter by Ben S. Allen. Appendix 2 How not to do history. Appendix 3 The secondary literature. Appendix 4 Biographical register.
Responsibility: W.J. McCormack.


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"Mc Cormack ... does nothing so crass as blame the victim - his sympathy for Casement is clear - but it's fair to say that he seems keen to shatter republican myths of the martyred patriot." Read more...

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