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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 111–134.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of the Irish Free State, offers an opportune time to revisit the writings of Seán Ó Faoláin, one of the most flamboyant public intellectuals to emerge in Ireland in the postrevo- lutionary period. Born in Cork in 1900 and originally named John Francis Whelan, Ó Faoláin was a prolific author whose...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 315–328.
Published: 01 May 2022
...David Lloyd Abstract This review of Seamus Deane's posthumously published volume of essays, Small World: Ireland, 1798–2018 , is also a preliminary effort to assess the career and intellectual importance of a major Irish scholar, critic, and public intellectual. While the essays gathered in Small...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2018
... dependence on foreign powers and international capital that followed, poses hard questions about the nature of twenty-first-century Irish society that the country’s political, economic, religious, intellectual, and cultural leaders have still seriously to address. Foreword...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 1–68.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of his books are amongst the most noteworthy volumes of literary criticism to be produced in Ireland in the twentieth century, but there is little to suggest that Irish intellectuals of any stripe have yet taken serious measure of his larger project. Few critics have done more than he has...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 231–252.
Published: 01 February 2018
... require continual negotiation, and renegotiation, by individuals and the wider culture, as competing worldviews lose or acquire coherence and plausibility. How have Irish intellectuals engaged with this historically rapid, socially significant, and far-­reaching transformation? What kinds...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 February 2001
... and, later, of William Butler Yeats (in Culture and Imperialism) participate in this powerful diagnosis of a colonial condi- tion in which the filiative and the affiliative are intertwined in tragic as well as complex ways. The whole English-language tradition of the Irish intellectual had been molded...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 179–205.
Published: 01 February 2004
... was the hallmark of the revisionist project, with its narrowly provincial focus on the intellectual life of London, Cambridge, and Oxford, and its pride in a philosophy of positivism and empiricism. While it paraded its up-to-dateness, Irish Historical Studies was already old- fashioned at its inception...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 135–169.
Published: 01 February 2018
... as rather too crudely political and too lightweight in aesthetic and intellectual terms. They set about forming a national literature in both Irish and English that would not only be national in sentiment but aspire also to the highest lit- erary standards. Nevertheless, the Revivalists remained...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 139–176.
Published: 01 February 2021
... Culture .” Textual Practice 18 , no. 1 : 1 – 22 . Keane A. H. 1875 . Handbook of the History of the English Language for the Use of Teacher and Student . London : Longmans, Green . Kelly Adrian . 2002 . Compulsory Irish: Language and Education in Ireland, 1870s–1970s...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 207–241.
Published: 01 February 2004
.... On the contrary, to be peripheral is precisely to be compelled to develop within constraints, sets of forces, and agendas— economic, political, cultural, intellectual—that have largely been prescribed or conditioned by developments in the metropolis. To think beyond current orthodoxy in Irish social...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 147–178.
Published: 01 February 2004
... their cultural and intellectual iconoclasm and the ethos of Irish America was so vast that there could be no reconciling these antithetical worlds. But to concentrate unduly on two antithetical worlds, represented by the ‘‘conservative’’ Catholic majority on one side and Foster’s tiny ‘‘mili- tant...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 329–330.
Published: 01 May 2022
...) and, most recently, of The Abandoment of the West: The History of an Idea in American Foreign Policy (2020). David Lloyd, Distinguished Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside, works primarily on Irish culture and on postcolonial and cultural theory. His recent books include...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 February 2004
... crucifixum.1 1. Irish Souls On November 12, 1851, John Henry Newman, a doctor of divinity but not yet a cardinal, was formally appointed rector of the Catholic University of Ireland, the institution that would open formally almost exactly three years later, on November 3, 1854. In Dublin...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 February 2004
... formed in 11. For an interesting discussion of Burke’s view of the American, British, French, and Irish national characters and their relation to policy, see Frederick A. Dreyer, Burke’s Politics: A Study in Whig Orthodoxy (Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1979), 60–67. 12. See Jack P...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 91–110.
Published: 01 February 2018
... cyclical in the old sense, leaving underlying economic and social structures undisturbed and unperturbed? After Irish Independence, intellectuals like Eimar O’Duffy, Desmond Ryan, George Russell, Rosamond Jacob, P. S. O’Hegarty, Han­ nah Sheehy-­Skeffington, and Seán Ó Faoláin began the reckoning...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 31–62.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., one of the most influential public intellectuals of the twentieth century, started a study of the most indomitable satirist of the eighteenth century, the Anglo- Irish Jonathan Swift. Said abandoned Swift in History which would have followed his 1966 Joseph Conrad and the Fiction of Autobiog- raphy...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 93–118.
Published: 01 February 2004
... presence 1 So argued Gerry Adams in Septem- ber 1976. He was writing from Long Kesh Prison, near Lisburn, in County Antrim, as pressure mounted on the Irish Republican Army to end its cam- paign of terror. The campaign was then in its seventh year. While pressure to call off the war came from...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 243–265.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Maeve Connolly Duke University Press 2004 Sighting an Irish Avant-Garde in the Intersection of Local and International Film Cultures Maeve Connolly Introduction Vivienne Dick is an Irish filmmaker who...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 245–248.
Published: 01 May 2014
...: Capital and Culture in Modern Ire- land (2007). He has most recently edited The Cambridge Companion to Irish Mod- ernism, which will be published in 2014. Stefan Collini is professor of intellectual history and English literature at Cambridge University and a fellow of the British Academy. He is also...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 49–71.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Siobhán Kilfeather Duke University Press 2004 Terrific Register: The Gothicization of Atrocity in Irish Romanticism Siobhán Kilfeather Where there is leisure for fiction, there is little grief. —Samuel Johnson, Lives...