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Allegories of Union in Irish and English writing, 1790-1870 : politics, history, and the family from Edgeworth and to Arnold / Mary Jean Corbett.

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Subject: English fiction > Irish authors > History and criticism.
English prose literature > Irish authors > History and criticism.
Politics and literature > Ireland > History > 19th century.
Politics and literature > Great Britain > History > 19th century.
Literature and history > Great Britain > History > 19th century.
Literature and history > Ireland > History > 19th century.
English literature > 19th century > History and criticism.
Ireland > Intellectual life > 19th century.
Ireland > Relations > England.
England > Relations > Ireland.
Nationalism in literature.
Imperialism in literature.
Ireland > In literature.
Families in literature.
Roman irlandais (anglais) > 19e siècle > Thèmes, motifs.
Roman anglais > 19e siècle > Thèmes, motifs.
Politique et littérature > Irlande > Histoire > 19e siècle.
Politique et littérature > Grande-Bretagne > Histoire > 19e siècle.
Littérature et histoire > Irlande > Histoire > 19e siècle.
Littérature et histoire > Grande-Bretagne > Histoire > 19e siècle.
Famille dans la littérature.
Irlande > Relations > Grande-Bretagne.
Grande-Bretagne > Relations > Irlande.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0511018665
  • ISBN: 9780511018664
  • ISBN: 0511118007
  • ISBN: 9780511118005
  • ISBN: 9780511484766
  • ISBN: 0511484763
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 228 pages)
  • Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Cambridge University Press, 2000.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-224) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Public affections and familial politics: Burke, Edgeworth, and Ireland in the 1790s -- Allegories of prescription: engendering Union in Owenson and Edgeworth -- Troubling others: representing the immigrant Irish in urban England around mid-century -- Plotting colonial authority: Trollope's Ireland, 1845-1860 -- England s opportunity, England s character: Arnold, Mill, and the Union in the 1860s.
Summary: Corbett explores fictional and non-fictional representations of Ireland's relationship with England throughout the nineteenth century. She situates her readings of novels by Edgeworth, Gaskell, and Trollope, and writings by Burke, Engels, and Mill, within the historical contexts that shape them, offering a fresh perspective on important aspects of Victorian culture.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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