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Irish Literature the Nineteenth Century Volume III: An Annotated Anthology

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The last of the three volumes, roughly spans the last thirty years of the nineteenth century, a period which saw the emergence of the Land League, the dynamiting campaign of the Fenians, and the rise and fall of Charles Stewart Parnell. It witnessed changes in all literary genres. Standish James OGrady conveyed a sense of heroic excitement in his affirmation of Gaelic Irelands literary heritage. Douglas Hyde promoted Irish language and culture through his foundation of the Gaelic League. Writers affiliated with the Irish Literary Society tried to re-energise Young Irelands ideals of cultural nationalism. Under the aegis of Irelands literary renaissance a new interest in Celticism became manifest. The year after the publication of Allinghams Collected Poems W.B. Yeatss The Wanderings of Oisin marked the emergence of Irish mythology and legend in an elegant, sensuous and highly influential manner. With Wilde, Shaw, Martyn and George Moore he expanded Irelands aesthetic horizons; a

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ISBN:
9780716533580
Publisher:
Irish Academic Press
Subject:
English literature
Editor:
Van De Kamp, Peter
Editor:
Jeffares, A. Norman
Contributor:
Jeffares, A. Norman (EDT)
Author:
Jeffares, A. Norman
Author:
Jeffares
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Ireland In literature.
Subject:
English literature -- Irish authors.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20070731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
SU
Language:
English
Pages:
535

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"Synopsis" by , The last of the three volumes, roughly spans the last thirty years of the nineteenth century, a period which saw the emergence of the Land League, the dynamiting campaign of the Fenians, and the rise and fall of Charles Stewart Parnell. It witnessed changes in all literary genres. Standish James OGrady conveyed a sense of heroic excitement in his affirmation of Gaelic Irelands literary heritage. Douglas Hyde promoted Irish language and culture through his foundation of the Gaelic League. Writers affiliated with the Irish Literary Society tried to re-energise Young Irelands ideals of cultural nationalism. Under the aegis of Irelands literary renaissance a new interest in Celticism became manifest. The year after the publication of Allinghams Collected Poems W.B. Yeatss The Wanderings of Oisin marked the emergence of Irish mythology and legend in an elegant, sensuous and highly influential manner. With Wilde, Shaw, Martyn and George Moore he expanded Irelands aesthetic horizons; a
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