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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2017
... built in the last quarter century. She presents a detailed history of this particular sculptural group in the context of her excellent analysis of Irish Famine memorial culture. According to Margaret Kelleher, “the sculptural work takes its inspiration in part from an account in the Irish Quarterly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 June 2001
... verse somehow transcends the legacy of imperialism7 or to attack Yeats (again) for his admittedly aristocratic and authoritarian politics, the postcolonial affords a new van­ tage from which to reinvestigate Yeats’s verse in light of Irish history, to uncover his complex...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (2): 220–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of international modernism, whose experiments in literary form had somehow lifted his writing out of the morass of Irish history and placed it on a universal aesthetic plane. Of course Joyce criticism took a decidedly more historicist turn in the 1990s, as scholars began to pay increasing attention to the myriad...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 347–370.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Anglocentric and Victorian imperial paradigms to recover the long, braided histories played out across the British-Irish archipelago” (2008, 2). Such archipelagic models have resulted in our seeing Scottish, Welsh, Manx, and Cornish populations, and their associated peninsulas, coasts, and islands, less...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (2): 265–272.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... If inadvertently, the survey also therefore fueled the imagination of cultural nationalism, insofar as the former’s massive effort to record “the national at the local level” spurred interest in looking to oral histories, nomenclature, buildings, and ruins as sources not just of local but also of “Irish...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (3): 318–340.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the “historic future” (52) of a family estate in Cork—a property that, in its disputed ownership, represents both the ideologically contested enclaves of the Anglo Irish Ascendancy in the nascent Republic and the extensive history of parti- tion and colonization in Ireland more generally. Without prior...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (4): 460–483.
Published: 01 December 2015
... that marks the waning of the Anglo-Irish Ascendancy, whose position derived, in Bowen’s words, from a “situation that shows an inherent wrong,” a “painful” historical reality she explores in a history of her family home, Bowen’s Court (1999, 453). In novels such as The Last September and A World of Love...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (2): 164–192.
Published: 01 June 2003
... of the country. Is there something sinister in that? —Owen, an Irish translator working for the British Ordnance Survey in Brian Friel’s play Translations (351)3 As recent work in the history of cartography has made clear, maps con­ vey an impression of detached objectivity...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (1): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2010
... without journeying to the archives. One can trace Beckett’s reading under his own headings: History of Western Philosophy; Augustine of Hippo and Porphyry on Plotinus; Germany, Europe, and the French Revolution; Rabelais; English Literature; Ger- man Literature; Irish History; University Wits...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): 224–254.
Published: 01 June 2011
... that the nascent Sinn Féin party would best advance the cause of Irish independence in the post-Parnell era. You ask me what I would substitute for parliamentary agitation in Ireland. I think the Sinn Féin policy would be more effec- tive. Of course I see that its success would...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (3): 353–363.
Published: 01 September 2022
... and landscape, which stands to reason given that Irish writing has been so frequently involved in efforts to reclaim and reimagine a national terrain. But one could argue that Ireland’s history and cultures were actually more shaped by water, from the island’s situation in an Anglo-Celtic archipelago populated...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (1): 47–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
... on English culture, Neil Corcoran argues that “the Troubles beginning in 1968” have been “the single most influential factor on the subsequent history [. of contemporary ‘English’ poetry” (qtd. in Stevenson 255). Far from being provincial, Northern Irish literature is actually regional...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (3): 247–270.
Published: 01 September 2016
... railway, no firebombing of civilian Dresden. 12 Experiencing the Second World War through the filter of Irish neutrality thus made Ireland’s island isolation feel quite profound. In That Neutral Island , her 2007 cultural history of Emergency-era Ireland, Clair Wills portrays Irish wartime...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (3): 285–310.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of America P, 1982. 1-33. Hachey, Thomas E., Joseph M. Hernon, Jr. and Lawrence J. McCaffrey. The Irish Experience: A Concise History. Armonk: Sharpe, 1996. Harrington, John P., ed. Modern Irish Drama. New York: Norton, 1991. Harrison, Paul. Inside the Third World: The Anatomy of Poverty. Brighton...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 343–350.
Published: 01 June 2013
... as important as advocacy to the history of queer sexuality. Hyde’s work contrasts ironically with that of Colm Tóibín in The Master, which also features the versions of James and Wilde that posterity has produced. Wilde figures in Tóibín’s story about James as the threat of a peculiarly Irish sexual...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (1): 100–108.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... In recent years, a considerable amount of scholarship, including Morin’s previous book, Samuel Beckett and the Problem of Irishness (2010), and McNaughton’s essays in several venues, has been dedicated to the often vexed relationship between the writer and his homeland. Much work has been done...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 451–474.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... The colonial question was evidently much in her thoughts when she arrived in Cambridge, and one voice in particular would play on her mind all day: In a certain account by Padraic Colum [ sic ] of Irish storytelling, “Hindered characters,” he remarked parenthetically, “seldom have mothers in Irish stories...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (2): 174–190.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Irish” (Poems1 589). By his own account, Yeats struck out in this new poetic direction largely at the urging of the returned Fenian exile John O’Leary, even though such a move meant leaving behind “Arcady and the India of romance,” which up until then he had “preferred to all countries...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (4): 391–413.
Published: 01 December 2005
...,Joyce’s decision to parody the increasingly revered older poet so early in his composition of the Wake suggests that, as Joyce began the most ambitious project in Irish literary history,Yeats loomed dauntingly in his mind. Joyce’s third fair copy of the draft of“St. Kevin,” which he sent...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (4): 494–519.
Published: 01 December 2003
... traditional maternity does not prevent writing poetry so much as mandate a different kind of artistic process (81). Like these American women writers, and perhaps to an even greater degree, contemporary Irish women poets emphasize cross-pollination rather than competition between...