Irish literature : a social history : tradition, identity and difference / Norman Vance
1999, 2nd Edition. Dublin, Four Courts Press. Fine paperback copy. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Item #378723
Physical description: xv, 315 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm. Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-303) and index. Contents: Tradition, Ireland, Literature -- Seventeenth-century Beginnings: Archbishop Ussher and the Earl of Roscommon -- The Eighteenth Century and Beyond: William Drennan and Thomas Moore -- The Literatures of Victorian Ireland: William Carleton and Thomas D'Arcy -- Revival Reviewed: St. John Ervine and James Joyce -- Contemporary Ireland and the Poetics of Partition: John Hewitt and Seamus Heaney. Subjects: English literature Irish authors History and criticism. Irish literature History and criticism. English literature Irish authors. Intellectual life. Irish literature. Social conditions.