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Title:
The Irish story : telling tales and making it up in Ireland
Author:
Foster, R. F. (Robert Fitzroy), 1949-
Publication Information:
Oxford, [U.K.] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Physical Description:
xx, 281 pages ; 25 cm
General Note:
Originally published: London ; New York : Allen Lane, 2001.
Language:
English
Contents:
The story of Ireland -- Theme-parks and histories -- "Colliding cultures" : Leland Lyons and the reinterpretation of Irish history -- Yeats at war : poetic strategies and political reconstruction -- "When the newspapers have forgotten me" : Yeats, obituarists, and Irishness -- The normal and the national : Yeats and the boundaries of Irish writing -- Square-built power and fiery shorthand : Yeats, Carleton, and the Irish nineteenth century -- Stopping the hunt : Trollope and the memory of Ireland -- Prints on the scene : Elizabeth Bowen an the landscape of childhood -- Selling Irish childhoods : Frank McCourt and Gerry Adams -- The salamander and the slap : Hubert Butler and his century -- Remembering 1798.
ISBN:
9780195159028
Format :
Book

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