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Romantic Irish Landscapes

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Author: Iain Zaczek
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780789204356
Size: 28.28 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Gardening
Languages : en
Pages : 160
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Book Description: Celebrates Irish culture and scenery with color photographs and text emphasizing the stories and legends of Ireland's ancient kingdoms


Romantic Ireland

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Author: Paddy Lyons
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443853585
Size: 78.30 MB
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Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 430
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Book Description: The long nineteenth century, arguably the most significant period in Irish history, is marked by a series of events that changed the political landscape of the nation forever and gave rise to art and ideas of international importance. At one end of this tumultuous period, we have Grattan’s Parliament, the United Irishmen, the Rebellion of 1798 led by Wolfe Tone, and the Union of 1801, and at the other, the fall of Parnell, the Easter Rising, Civil War and partition. Between times there are the great hinge events of Catholic Emancipation, the Famine, and the Land War. From Wolfe Tone to Maud Gonne, Ireland went through a period of enormous upheaval that carved out the culture and politics of the modern nation. Irish Studies has not yet fully engaged with the range and richness of this material, nor have critics in the various Anglophone literary fields grasped the extent to which Irish and Scottish events and authors contributed decisively to the development of their own areas. Bringing together an international line-up of established and emerging scholars, Romantic Ireland: From Tone to Gonne takes Irish Studies in new directions, in particular in terms of a cross-cultural comparison with Scotland and the distinct phenomenon of Unionism, thus breaking out of the double binds of Anglo-Irish approaches. The Irish-Scottish interface throws up fascinating insights that enhance our awareness of the interaction between colonialism, nationalism and culture. All of the major figures of the period are represented here, from Edgeworth and Moore to Yeats and Synge, but there are other, often less noticed but hugely significant writers, such as Charles Robert Maturin, Dion Boucicault and May Laffan. There are non-Irish commentators on Ireland like Cobbett and Engels, as well as a series of key Scottish figures – including Burns and Scott – in addition to lesser-known or lesser-noticed Scottish writers with strong Irish interests such as R. M. Ballantyne and Robert Tannahill – whose work opens up new and promising avenues into Irish writing.


Culture And Customs Of Ireland

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Author: Margaret Scanlan
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313331626
Size: 60.91 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 241
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Book Description: Discusses the traditions, culture, religion, media, literature, and arts of Ireland.


Cinema And Landscape

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Author: Graeme Harper
Publisher: Intellect Books
ISBN: 1841503096
Size: 18.65 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 315
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Book Description: Cinema and Landscape frames up contemporary film landscapes across the world, in a concentrated examination and interrogation of screen aesthetics and national ideology, film form and cultural geography, cinematic representation and the human environment.


Beautiful Landscape Drinking And Fighting Stereotypes Of The Irish Abroad

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Author: Aaron Matthiesen
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3668149615
Size: 52.68 MB
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Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 10
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Book Description: Essay from the year 2015 in the subject Cultural Studies - European Studies, grade: 1,7, Institute of Technology, Tralee, language: English, abstract: Essay (in englischer Sprache) über verschiedene Stereotypen über Irland und Iren, deren Entstehung, Bedeutung und Erscheinen in verschiedenen Medien im Lauf der Jahrhunderte. "This paper examines stereotypes about the Irish from the perspective of other countries. It will therefore first define stereotypes in general and then state special circumstances that have influenced the emergence of stereotypes about the Irish in particular. After setting out the most common Irish stereotypes, illustrated with examples from film, music and the media, the conclusion will summarise what has influenced the stereotypes mentioned and how they have, in turn, influenced the Irish."


Contemporary Irish Cinema

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Author: James MacKillop
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
ISBN: 9780815605683
Size: 12.96 MB
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Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 306
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Book Description: At a time when national cinemas in France and Japan have been marginalized on world screens, movies from and about Ireland have attracted huge audiences and captured top international prizes (The Crying Game), including an Academy Award (My Left Foot). In Contemporary Irish Cinema, James MacKillop takes a variety of approaches in the treatment of films and film makers. Essayists, like Harlan Kennedy, John Hill, Martin McLoon, and Brian Mcilroy, represent leading journalists and critics; other contributors include young scholars well grounded in current cinematic and literary theory. The authors probe cinema's rewriting of Irish history, from the controversial Michael Collins and In the Name of the Father to playwright Stewart Parker's overlooked miniseries on Ulster sectarianism, Lost Belongings. Jim Loter brings the writings of Martin Heidegger to bear on Cathal Black's dark comedy, Pigs. Attitudes toward the institutional church are revealed in Pamela Dolan's analysis of Playboys.


Exploring The History And Heritage Of Irish Landscapes

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Author: Patrick J. Duffy
Publisher: Four Courts PressLtd
ISBN:
Size: 38.11 MB
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Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 264
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Book Description: This book highlights the principal themes and elements in the making of the landscape, and the sources which can assist historians and historical geographers in studying and understanding Irish landscape history. Major and local sources relating to the natural environment, cultural landscapes and the built environment are explored. The book also looks at representations of landscapes in literature, painting and other artistic sources which can provide insights into the nature of real and imagined worlds of the past. The ultimate source which features prominently throughout this study is the landscape itself on which generations before us have inscribed the marks of their presence in fields, farms, houses, villages, towns, roads, lanes and the infrastructure of settlement.


Place Personality And The Irish Writer

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Author: Andrew Carpenter
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
ISBN:
Size: 36.24 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : English literature
Languages : en
Pages : 199
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Author: Peter Murray
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 17.64 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Art, Irish
Languages : en
Pages : 175
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