Irish Culture and Colonial Modernity 1800-2000: The Transformation of Oral Space

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From the Famine to political hunger strikes, from telling tales in the pub to Beckett's tortured utterances, the performance of Irish identity has always been deeply connected to the oral. Exploring how colonial modernity transformed the spaces that sustained Ireland's oral culture, this book explains why Irish culture has been both so creative and so resistant to modernization. David Lloyd brings together manifestations of oral culture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, showing how the survival of orality was ...

Irish Culture and Colonial Modernity 1800-2000: The Transformation of Oral Space 2017, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781316614853

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Irish Culture and Colonial Modernity 1800-2000: The Transformation of Oral Space 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107008977

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