A Short History of Irish Literature

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Seamus Deane, one of Ireland's most important critics, assesses here the place of literature in "a colonial or neo-colonial culture like ours, where the naming of the territory has always been ... a politically charged act." The force of Deane's A Short History of Irish Literature derives precisely from his naming of the territory. With insight, erudition, and a razor-keen style, he locates Irish writers within the island's traumatic history. His aim is to show how literature has been inescapably allied with historical ...

Short History of Irish Literature 2005, University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame IN

ISBN-13: 9780268017514

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A Short History of Irish Literature 1986, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780091613600

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A Short History of Irish Literature 1986, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780091613617

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A Short History of Irish Literature 1986, Hutchinson Radius, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780268017231

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