The Cambridge History of Irish Literature 2 Volume Hardback Set
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BeschreibungThis is the first comprehensive history of Irish literature in both its major languages, providing an authoritative chronological survey of the Irish literary tradition in both Irish and English. Spanning fifteen centuries of literary achievement, the two volumes range from the earliest texts to the late twentieth century. The contributors are internationally renowned experts in their fields. Featuring a detailed chronology and guides to further reading for each chapter, this magisterial project will remain the key reference book for literature in Ireland for generations to come.
InhaltsverzeichnisVolume I: Chronology; Introduction; 1. The literature of medieval Ireland to c. 800: St Patrick to the Vikings Tomas O Cathasaigh; 2. The literature of medieval Ireland, 800-1200: from the Vikings to the Normans Maire Ni Mhaonaigh; 3. The literature of later medieval Ireland, 1200-1600: from the Normans to the Tudors A: Poetry Marc Caball; B: Prose literature Kaarina Hollo; 4. Literature in English, 1550-1690: from the Elizabethan settlement to the Battle of the Boyne Anne Fogarty; 5. Literature in Irish, c.1550-1690: from the Elizabethan settlement to the Battle of the Boyne Micheal Mac Craith; 6. Prose in English, 1690-1800: from the Williamite wars to the Act of Union Ian Campbell Ross; 7. Poetry in English, 1690-1800: from the Williamite wars to the Act of Union Andrew Carpenter; 8. Literature in Irish, 1690-1800: from the Williamite wars to the Act of Union Neil Buttimer; 9. Theatre in Ireland, 1690-1800: from the Williamite wars to the Act of Union Christopher Morash; 10. Irish Romanticism: 1800-1830 Claire Connolly; 11. Prose writing and drama in English, 1830-1890: from Catholic emancipation to the fall of Parnell Margaret Kelleher; 12. Poetry in English, 1830-1890: from Catholic emancipation to the fall of Parnell Matthew Campbell; 13. Literature in Irish, 1800-1890: from the Act of Union to the Gaelic League Gearoid Denvir; 14. Historical writings, 1690-1890 Clare O'Halloran; 15. Literature and the oral tradition Donna Wong. Volume II: Introduction Margaret Kelleher and Philip O'Leary; 1. Literature and politics Declan Kiberd; 2. The Irish Renaissance, 1890-1940: poetry in English Patrick Crotty; 3. The Irish Renaissance, 1890-1940: prose in English John Wilson Foster; 4. The Irish Renaissance, 1890-1940: drama in English Adrian Frazier; 5. The Irish Renaissance, 1890-1940: literature in Irish Philip O'Leary; 6. Contemporary prose and drama in Irish: 1940 to 2000 Mairin Nic Eoin; 7. Contemporary poetry in Irish: 1940-2000 Louis de Paor; 8. Contemporary poetry in English: 1940-2000 Dillon Johnston and Guinn Batten; 9. Contemporary prose in English: 1940-2000 George O'Brien; 10. Contemporary drama in English: 1940-2000 Anthony Roche; 11. Cinema and Irish literature Kevin Rockett; 12. Literary historiography, 1890-2000 Colin Graham; 13. Afterwords: A: Irish-language literature in the new millennium Briona Nic Dhiarmada; B: Irish literature in English in the new millennium Fintan O'Toole.
PortraitMargaret Kelleher is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Philip O'Leary is Associate Professor of Irish Studies at Boston College.
Pressestimmen'... a remarkable editorial and publishing contribution to current Irish studies. It offers the opportunity for creative debate.' Irish Times '... the most truly comprehensive examination of the history of this country's literature - in both the Irish and English languages - yet published. ... The Cambridge History of Irish Literature is an informative, stimulating, and indispensable guide to the written and the oral world on this island. It'd be a shrewd investment and a family heirloom.' Sunday Independent '... provides much more than the comprehensive coverage and historical background: it offers intelligent, up-to-date, theoretically informed and clearly written essays ...' Times Literary Supplement 'This is a valuable and impressive work.' Textual Practice 'Kelleher and O'Leary deserve great praise and support for their ringing endorsement of academic integrity. In summation, this is a necessary book for any serious student of Irish literature.' The Irish Book Review
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2005
Seitenanzahl: 1286 Seiten