The Cambridge Companion to Modern Irish Culture by Joe ClearyThe Cambridge Companion to Modern Irish Culture by Joe Cleary

The Cambridge Companion to Modern Irish Culture

EditorJoe Cleary, Claire Connolly

Paperback | February 21, 2005

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This Companion provides an authoritative introduction to the historical, social and stylistic complexities of modern Irish culture. It introduces Irish culture in its broadest sense and guides the reader through the cultural and theoretical debates that inform our understanding of modern Ireland. The range of topics covered by the contributors demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of Irish culture and the development of modern Ireland.
Claire Connolly lectures in English Literature and Cultural Criticism at Cardiff University.
Title:The Cambridge Companion to Modern Irish CultureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:418 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 1.18 inPublished:February 21, 2005Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521526299

ISBN - 13:9780521526296


Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chronology; 1. Introduction: Ireland and modernity Joe Cleary; Part I. Cultural Politics: 2. The survival of the Union Alvin Jackson; 3. Language, ideology and national identity Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh; 4. Religion, identity, state and society Tom Inglis; 5. Republicanism, Nationalism and Unionism: changing contexts, cultures and ideologies Liam O'Dowd; 6. Irish feminism Siobhán Kilfeather; 7. Migration and diaspora Mary J. Hickman; 8. The cultural effects of the famine Kevin Whelan; Part II. Cultural Practices and Cultural Forms: 9. Modernism and the Irish revival Emer Nolan; 10. Poetry in Ireland Bernard O'Donoghue; 11. Irish sport Alan Bairner; 12. Projecting the nation: cinema and culture Luke Gibbons; 13. Folk culture Diarmuid Ó Giolláin; 14. Irish prose fiction Pádraigín Riggs and Norman Vance; 15. Irish music Lillis Ó Laoire; 16. Modern architecture and national identity in Ireland Hugh Campbell; 17. The visual arts in Ireland Fintan Cullen; 18. Irish theatre Christopher Morash; Index.

Editorial Reviews

"The Companion is an impressive collection of advanced Irish scholarship. A quarter century ago, Terence Brown wrote that 'in Ireland intellectual, cultural, and social history are each infant disciplines.' The Cambridge Companion to Modern Irish Culture constitutes powerful evidence that these disciplines are now developing in Ireland in a number of compelling trajectories." - Mater Dei INstitute of Education, Dublin City University