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The Irish writer and the world / Declan Kiberd.

Kiberd, Declan. (Author).
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Subject: English literature > Irish authors > History and criticism.
Authors, Irish > History and criticism.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0511130589
  • ISBN: 9780511130588
  • ISBN: 051112905X
  • ISBN: 9780511129056
  • ISBN: 0511130201
  • ISBN: 9780511130205
  • ISBN: 9780511485923
  • ISBN: 0511485921
  • ISBN: 1280225653
  • ISBN: 9781280225659
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource ([xi], 331 pages)
  • Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; A note on the text; CHAPTER 1 Introduction; CHAPTER 2 The fall of the Stage Irishman; CHAPTER 3 Storytelling: the Gaelic tradition; CHAPTER 4 Writers in quarantine? The case for Irish Studies; CHAPTER 5 Synge, Yeats and bardic poetry; CHAPTER 6 George Moore's Gaelic lawn party; CHAPTER 7 The flowering tree: modern poetry in Irish; CHAPTER 8 On national culture; CHAPTER 9 White skins, black masks: Celticism and N├ęgritude; CHAPTER 10 From nationalism to liberation; CHAPTER 11 The war against the past.
Summary: Declan Kiberd here synthesises the themes that have occupied him throughout his career as a leading critic of Irish literature and culture. This book demonstrates afresh the extraordinary range, astuteness and wit that have made him a defining voice in Irish studies and beyond.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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