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Synge and Edwardian Ireland

Author: Brian Cliff; Nicholas Grene
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text uses JM Synge's plays, prose, and photography to explore the cultural life of Edwardian Ireland. By emphasizing less familiar contexts, including the rise of a local celebrity culture, the arts and crafts movement, and Irish classical music, it shows how Irish folk culture intersected with the new networks of mass communication.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Synge and Edwardian Ireland.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012
(OCoLC)751748806
Named Person: J M Synge; J M Synge
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Cliff; Nicholas Grene
ISBN: 9780191626845 0191626848 9780191731778 0191731773
OCLC Number: 775360965
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 257 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Foreword; List of Contributors; Introduction; PART I. EDWARDIAN IRELAND; 1. The Edwardian Condition of Ireland; 2. Synge's Typewriter: The Technological Sublime in Edwardian Ireland; 3. Stalking Yeats: The Celebrity System of Revivalist Dublin; 4. Synge and Edwardian Theatre; 5. Preserving the Relics of Heroic Time: Visualizing the Celtic Revival in Early Twentieth-Century Ireland; 6. Synge, Music, and Edwardian Dublin; 7. Political Animals: Somerville and Ross and Percy French on Edwardian Ireland PART II. CONTEXTS AND COMPARISONS8. Synge and Modernity in The Aran Islands; 9. Synge, Reading, and Archipelago; 10. Travelling Home: J. M. Synge and the Politics of Place; 11. With His 'Mind-Guided Camera': J. M. Synge, J. J. Clarke, and the Visual Politics of Edwardian Street Photography ; 12. The Price of Kelp in Connemara: Synge, Pearse, and the Idealization of Folk Culture; 13. Ghostly Intertexts: James Joyce and the Legacy of Synge; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Responsibility: edited by Brian Cliff and Nicholas Grene.

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An important collection. * Mary M. Burke, Modern Language Review *

 
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