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Modernism and the Celtic revival / Gregory Castle.

Castle, Gregory. (Author).
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Subject: English literature > Irish authors > History and criticism.
Modernism (Literature) > Ireland.
English literature > 20th century > History and criticism.
English literature > 19th century > History and criticism.
Ireland > Civilization > 19th century.
Ireland > Civilization > 20th century.
English literature > Celtic influences.
Literature and anthropology > Ireland.
Mythology, Celtic, in literature.
Ireland > In literature.
Celts in literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0511063121
  • ISBN: 9780511063121
  • ISBN: 9780521793193
  • ISBN: 052179319X
  • ISBN: 0511071582
  • ISBN: 9780511071584
  • ISBN: 0511119151
  • ISBN: 9780511119156
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 312 pages)
  • Publisher: Cambridge ; Cambridge University Press, 2001.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 292-305) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Celtic muse: anthropology, modernism, and the Celtic Revival -- "Fair equivalents": Yeats, Revivalism, and the redemption of culture -- "Synge-On-Aran": The Aran Islands and the subject of Revivalist ethnography -- Staging ethnography: Synge's The Playboy of the Western World -- "A renegade from the ranks": Joyce's critique of Revivalism in the early fiction -- Joyce's modernism: anthropological fiction in Ulysses -- After the Revival: "Not even Main Street is Safe."
Summary: Gregory Castle examines the impact of anthropology on the work of Irish Revivalists such as W.B. Yeats, John M. Synge and James Joyce. Drawing on a wide range of post-colonial theory, this book should be of interest to scholars in Irish studies, post-colonial studies, and Modernism.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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