top_1_963_35.JPG
top_2_1.jpg top_2_2.jpg
 
 
  HOME   PUBLISH   DONATE   ABOUT   CONTACT   HELP   SEARCH  
 
   
Ireland
Life and Land in Literature
Ireland
Click on image to enlarge

William A. Dumbleton - Author
N/A
Hardcover - 195 pages
Release Date: June 1984
ISBN10: 0-87395-783-0
ISBN13: 978-0-87395-783-0

Out of Print
Price: $25.95 
Paperback - 195 pages
Release Date: June 1984
ISBN10: 0-87395-782-2
ISBN13: 978-0-87395-782-3

Quantity:  
Available as a Google eBook
for other eReaders and tablet devices.
Click icon below...


Summary

The essence of the Emerald Isle is captured in this book, which introduces the reader to Irish literature as it reflects and illuminates the history and culture of the people of Ireland. William Dumbleton has painted an impressionistic portrait of the country and its literature, focusing, where it serves to bring out the essential pattern, on relevant or exemplary works by such writers as Maria Edgeworth, William Butler Yeats, James Plunkett, Sean O’Casey, John Synge, Liam O’Flaherty, James Joyce, and John McGahern.

William A. Dumbleton is Associate Professor of English at the State University of New York, Albany.


Bookmark and Share

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction

The Literature of Irish History
1. The Distant Past
2. Recurring Enmities
3. Rebellions, Famine, Emigration
4. Parnell and Cathleen ni Houlihan
5. Strumpet City: Strike, Lockout, Distress
6. 1916 Rebellion

The Life of the Irish Countryside
7. Dreams and Idylls: Yeats' Early Poetry
8. Realities: Synge and the West

The Later Poems of Yeats
9. Mature Destinations

The Life of the City
10. Dubliners

Growing Up in Ireland
11. Joyce and McGahern

Conclusion

Suggested Reading

Index



Related Subjects
22569/23891(//)

Related Titles

Apollinaire and the International Avant-Garde
Apollinaire and the International Avant-Garde
Derrida and the Future of Literature
Derrida and the Future of Literature
Beautiful Chaos
Beautiful Chaos
Language as Sin and Salvation: A Lectura of Inferno 18
Language as Sin and Salvation: A Lectura of Inferno 18
Neglected Aspects of American Poetry
Neglected Aspects of American Poetry
Painting Modernism
Painting Modernism
Threnodies
Threnodies
Signs of the Literary Times
Signs of the Literary Times
D.H. Lawrence and the Paradoxes of Psychic Life
D.H. Lawrence and the Paradoxes of Psychic Life
Talking to the Gods
Talking to the Gods



 
bottom_1_963_35.jpg