The '98 Reader: An Anthology of Song, Prose, and Poetry

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Seventeen ninety-eight saw French and American revolutionary ideals converge with popular rebellion in Ireland. The rebellion ended in bloody failure, but 1798 was kept alive in folk memory by a nascent literature added to by succeeding generations of nationalists and cultural revivalists. This wide-ranging gathering of prose, poetry and song mirrors both sides of that conflict, orange and green, imperial and republican, from the early idealism of the 1782 Dungannon Convention to the final snuffing out of resistance in ...

The '98 Reader: An Anthology of Song, Prose, and Poetry 1998, Lilliput Press, Dublin, Ireland

ISBN-13: 9781901866032

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