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White, Harry - Music and the Irish Literary Imagination, e-bok

Music and the Irish Literary Imagination

White, Harry


This new reading of Irish literature identifies, for the first time, the formative influence of music in Irish writing over the past 200 years. Although this influence has long been acknowledged in studies of Shaw

Asquith, Mark - Thomas Hardy, Metaphysics and Music, e-bok

Thomas Hardy, Metaphysics and Music

Asquith, Mark


A Tale of ‘Tragical Possibilities’: Music and the Birth of Consciousness in The Return of the Native
Mark Asquith
7. ‘A Tragedy Appropriate for Its Time’: Music and the Story of a ‘Man of Character’

Phelan, Joseph - The Music of Verse, e-bok

The Music of Verse

Phelan, Joseph


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Joseph Phelan
2. A Note on Terminology and Metrical Markings
Joseph Phelan
3. Music and Metre
Joseph Phelan
4. The English Hexameter in Theory and Practice
Joseph Phelan
5. Native Traditions: Anglo-Saxon and Alliterative Verse
Joseph Phelan
6. ‘The

Holohan, Conn - Masculinity and Irish Popular Culture, e-bok

Masculinity and Irish Popular Culture

Holohan, Conn


‘Oh Me, Oh My’: Masculinity, Popular Music and Reviving Joe Dolan
Méabh Ní Fhuartháin
Part III. Masculinity in Drama and Literature
8. A Postmodern Crisis of Irish Masculinity — Patrick McCabe’s Winterwood

Hallissy, Margaret - Reading Irish-American Fiction, e-bok

Reading Irish-American Fiction

Hallissy, Margaret


Table of contents
1. Preface
Margaret Hallissy
2. Introduction
Margaret Hallissy
3. What Americans Know and How They Know It: Song
Margaret Hallissy
4. What Americans Know and How They Know It: Story
Margaret Hallissy
5. “Picture Postcard Ireland”: Thomas Moran’s The World I Made for

Cronin, Mike - Irish History For Dummies<sup>&#174;</sup>, e-bok

Irish History For Dummies®

Cronin, Mike


In Irish History For Dummies, readers will not only get a bird's-eye view of key historical events (Ten Turning Points) but, also, a detailed, chapter-by-chapter timeline of Irish history beginning with the first Stone Age farmers

Poulain, Alexandra - Irish Drama, Modernity and the Passion Play, e-bok

Irish Drama, Modernity and the Passion Play

Poulain, Alexandra


Synge, Irish Modernity and the Passion Play
2. “Unseen Forms of Violence”: J. M. Synge and the Playboy of the Modern World
Alexandra Poulain
Part II. The Passion of 1916
3. Anticipating the Rising: Pedagogy, Sacrifice and Theatre in Padraic Pearse’s