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Irish story [electronic resource] : telling tales and making it up in Ireland / R.F. Foster.

By: Foster, R. F. (Robert Fitzroy), 1949-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : Allen Lane, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xx, 281 p.).ISBN: 9780198036074 (electronic bk.); 0198036078 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Ireland -- Historiography | Historiography -- Ireland | Storytelling -- Ireland | Ireland -- History | Historiographie -- Irlande | Art de conter -- Irlande | Irlande -- Historiographie | Irlande -- Histoire | HISTORY | Geschiedverhalen | Mythen | Nationale identiteitGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Irish story.DDC classification: 941.50072 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The story of Ireland -- Theme-parks and histories -- "Colliding cultures": Leland Lyons and the reinterpretation of Irish history -- Yeats at war: poetic strategies and political reconstruction -- "When the newspapers have forgotten me": Yeats, obituarists and Irishness -- The normal and the national: Yeats and the boundaries of Irish writing -- Square-built power and fiery shorthand: Yeats, Carleton and the Irish nineteenth century -- Stopping the hunt: Trollope and the memory of Ireland -- Prints on the scene: Elizabeth Bowen and the landscape of childhood -- Selling Irish childhoods: Frank McCourt and Gerry Adams -- The salamander and the slap: Hubert Burler and his century -- Remembering 1798.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-266) and index.

The story of Ireland -- Theme-parks and histories -- "Colliding cultures": Leland Lyons and the reinterpretation of Irish history -- Yeats at war: poetic strategies and political reconstruction -- "When the newspapers have forgotten me": Yeats, obituarists and Irishness -- The normal and the national: Yeats and the boundaries of Irish writing -- Square-built power and fiery shorthand: Yeats, Carleton and the Irish nineteenth century -- Stopping the hunt: Trollope and the memory of Ireland -- Prints on the scene: Elizabeth Bowen and the landscape of childhood -- Selling Irish childhoods: Frank McCourt and Gerry Adams -- The salamander and the slap: Hubert Burler and his century -- Remembering 1798.

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