Anglo-Irish : the literary imagination in a hyphenated culture /

In their day, the Anglo-Irish were the ascendant minority - Protestant, loyalist, privileged landholders in a recumbent, rural, and Catholic land. Their world is vanished, but shades of the Anglo-Irish linger in the big-house estates of Ireland and in the imaginative writings of this realm. In this...

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Main Author: Moynahan, Julian, 1925- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1995.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface
  • I. Prologue: "Irish Enough" 3
  • II. Origination and a Checklist 12 / Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849)
  • III. The Native Informer 43 / William Carleton (1794-1869)
  • IV. Declensions of Anglo-Irish History: The Act of Union to the Encumbered Estates Acts of 1848-49 ... With a Glance at a Singular Heroine 74
  • V. The Anglo-Irish Writer as Diplomatic Absentee. With a Glance at John Banim 84 / Charles Lever (1806-72)
  • VI. The Politics of Anglo-Irish Gothic the Return of the Repressed 109 / Charles Robert Maturin and Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • VII. History Again: The Era of Parnell - Myths and Realities 136
  • VIII. Spinsters Ball: George Moore and the Land Agitation 144
  • IX. "The Strain of the Double Loyalty" / Edith Somerville and Martin Ross 162
  • X. W. B. Yeats and the End of Anglo-Irish Literature 198
  • XI. After the End: The Anglo-Irish Postmortem 224
  • Afterword 253
  • Notes 257
  • Works Cited 269
  • Index 279

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