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Heroic Revivals from Carlyle to Yeats

  • Authors
  • Geraldine Higgins
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Geraldine Higgins
    Pages 1-9
  3. Geraldine Higgins
    Pages 11-35
  4. Geraldine Higgins
    Pages 37-68
  5. Geraldine Higgins
    Pages 69-103
  6. Geraldine Higgins
    Pages 105-139
  7. Geraldine Higgins
    Pages 141-147
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 149-226

About this book

Introduction

This book reassesses the cultural and political dimensions of the Irish Revival's heroic ideal and explores its implications for the construction of Irish modernity. By foregrounding the heroic ideal, it shows how the cultural landscape carved out by these writers is far from homogenous.

Keywords

Bertrand Russell construction history history of literature Ireland landscape memory William Butler Yeats

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