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...
|Published:||Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1995.|
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- 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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