Author: Connolly Peter (editor)
Literature and the Changing Ireland

Literature and the Changing Ireland

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21.6 x 13.8 cm.    x, 230 pp.    1982    
  Irish Literary Studies series (ISSN 0140-895X) volume 9

The papers in this collection were, with one exception, given at the triennial conference of the International Association for the Study of Anglo-Irish Literature held in St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, Ireland, in 1979.

The theme of the conference was the place of literature in a changing Ireland, and to this end the speakers' papers covered various aspects of this important subject. The contributors to this volume are in the order they appear here. Declan Kiberd, Klaus Lubbers, Cathal Ó Háinle, Vivian Mercier, Suheil Bushrui, Stan Smith, D. E. S. Maxwell, Thomas Kilroy, Peter Denman, James O'Brien, and Patrick Rafroidi.

CONTENTS
Introduction. Peter Connolly
Acknowledgements
THE PERILS OF NOSTALGIA: A CRITIQUE OF THE REVIVAL.  Declan Kiberd
AUTHOR AND AUDIENCE IN THE EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY.  Klaus Lubbers
TOWARDS THE REVIVAL. SOME TRANSLATIONS OF IRISH POETRY:  1789-1897.  Cathal G. Ó Háinle
VICTORIAN EVANGELICALISM AND THE ANGLO-IRISH LITERARY REVIVAL. Vivian Mercier
IMAGES OF A CHANGING IRELAND IN THE WORKS OF W.B.YEATS.  Suheil Badi Bushrui
HISTORIANS AND MAGICIANS: IRELAND BETWEEN FANTASY AND HISTORY. Stan Smith
SEMANTIC SCRUPLES: A RHETORIC FOR POLITICS IN THE NORTH. D.E.S.Maxwell
THE IRISH WRITER: SELF AND SOCIETY, 1950-1980.  Thomas Kilroy
RHYME IN MODERN ANGLO-IRISH POETRY.  Peter Denman
THREE IRISH WOMEN STORY WRITERS IN THE 1970s.  James O'Brien
CHANGE AND THE IRISH IMAGINATION.  Patrick Rafroidi
Notes on the Contributors
Index

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