Strange country : modernity and nationhood in Irish writing since 1790 / Seamus Deane.

This book traces the emergence of a self-consciously national tradition in Irish writing from the era of the French Revolution and, specifically, from Edmund Burke's counter-revolutionary writings. From Gerald Griffin's The Collegians, to Bram Stoker's Dracula, from James Hardiman...

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Online Access:Electronic book from Oxford Scholarship Online
Main Author: Deane, Seamus, 1940-2021.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Series:Clarendon lectures in English literature ; 1995.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Phantasmal France, Unreal Ireland: Sobering Reflections
  • 2. National Character and the Character of Nations
  • 3. Control of Types, Types of Control: The Gothic, the Occult, the Crowd
  • 4. Boredom and Apocalypse: A National Paradigm.