Primitivism, science, and the Irish revival / Sinéad Garrigan Mattar.

Covering the works of W.B. Yeats, J.M. Synge and Lady Gregory this text explores the primitivism of the Irish Revival in relation to comparative science.

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Bibliographic Details
Online Access:Electronic book from Oxford Scholarship Online
Main Author: Garrigan Mattar, Sinéad.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Series:Oxford English monographs.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Our Proper Dark
  • 1. The Rise of Celtology
  • 2. Yeats, Celticism, and Comparative Science
  • 3. Yeats's Ritual of Revolt
  • 4. The Passing of the Shee: John Millington Synge
  • 5. Lady Gregory: The Primitive Picturesque.