Modernist afterlives in Irish literature and culture / edited by Paige Reynolds.

Modernist Afterlives in Irish Literature and Culture explores manifestations of the themes, forms and practices of high modernism in Irish literature and culture produced subsequent to this influential movement. The interdisciplinary collection reveals how Irish artists grapple with modernist legaci...

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Other Authors: Reynolds, Paige (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published:London, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Anthem Press, 2016.
Series:Anthem Irish studies.
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Front Matter; Half-title; Series information; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; List of figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Irish Modernist Afterlives in Space and Time; Modernist Afterlives and Interdisciplinarity; Notes; Section One Literature and Language; Chapter (1-6); 1. 'A World of Hotels and Gaols': Women Novelists and the Spaces of Irish Modernism, 1930-32; Notes; 2. 'I Knew What It Meant / Not to Be at All': Death and the (Modernist) Afterlife in the Work of Irish Women Poets of the 1940s; Notes.
  • 3. 'Whatever Is Given / Can Always Be Reimagined': Seamus Heaney's Indefinite Modernism; Notes; 4. James Joyce and the Lives of Edna O'Brien; Notes; 5. Modernist Topoi and Late Modernist Praxis in Recent Irish Poetry (with Special Reference to the Work of David Lloyd); Notes; 6. 'Amach Leis!' (Out with It!): Modernist Inheritances in Micheál Ó Conghaile's 'Athair' ('Father'); Notes; Section Two Institutions, Art and Performance; Chapter (7-12); 7. 'Make a Letter Like a Monument': Remnants of Modernist Literary Institutions in Ireland; The Cuala Press, Revivalism and Modernism.
  • The Dolmen Press and Monuments to Modernism; The Dolmen's Modernist Revival; Literary Institutions, the Local and the€Global; Notes; 8. Storm in a Teacup: Irish Modernist Art ; Notes; 9. 'Particles of Meaning': The Modernist Afterlife in Irish Design; The Conditions of Irish Modernity:€Pioneering Modernism and the Nation-Building Project, 1914-39; The Modernist Afterlife in Irish Design:€International and Vernacular Modernism 1933-79; Conclusion; Notes; 10. Animal Afterlives: Equine Legacies in Irish Visual Culture; Notes.
  • 11. Choreographies of Irish Modernity: Alternative 'Ideas of a Nation' in Yeats's At the Hawk's Well and Ó Conchúir's Cure; At the Hawk's Well; Cure; Concluding Thought; Notes; 12. The Modernist Impulse in Irish Theatre: Anu Productions and the Monto; The Active Spectator; The Boys of Foley Street; The Active Witness; Form and Meaning; A Dramaturgy of Trauma; Modernist Spectacle?; Notes; Afterword: The Poetics of Perpetuation; End Matter; Notes on Contributors; Index.