Internationalism of Irish Literature and Drama


This book contains the proceedings of the Seventh Triennial Conference of the I.A.S.A.I.L. held at Coleraine in July of 1988.

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This book contains the proceedings of the Seventh Triennial Conference of the I.A.S.A.I.L. held at Coleraine in July of 1988.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780389209621
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/31/1992
  • Series: Irish Literacy Studies Series , #41
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 5.62 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 1.32 (d)

Table of Contents

Intercultural Relations in Brien Friel's Works 3
Yeats's Versions of Sophocles 16
'Why Not Columbia's Rising Fame be Sung?': Irish-American Playwrights and Republican Theatricals in Early America 23
Harrigan and Hart and the American Stage 31
The Celtic Dream in W.B. Yeats's. The Speckled Bird 37
Shakespeare and the Politics of the Irish Revival 46
An Giall, the Hostage and Kongi's Harvest: Post-Colonial Irish, Anglo-Irish and Nigerian Variations on a Postmodern Theme 63
Samuel Beckett and the Theatre of Deconstruction: An Exegesis on Form 75
Synge and France 87
Thomas Murphy and Federico Garcia Lorca 94
The Danish and Faroese Translations of Riders to the Sea 107
Behan's The Hostage and Hammouda's El Rahain 120
Mrs. Erlynne, Mrs. Warren and the Nineteenth Century Stage Stereotype of the Fallen Woman 134
Tragedy and the Mask of Medusa in Twentieth Century Anglo-Irish Drama 146
Brian Friel: Centre and Periphery 154
Goldsmith's 'The Deserted Village': Images of The Dispossessed 165
Irish Bards and English Reviewers: The Reception of Contemporary Irish Poetry in England 171
Homophrosyne: The French Element in the Poetry of Derek Mahon 181
'Micro-Tagging Chinook Salmon on the Qu'appelle River': Reflections on Canada in the Migrant Lines of Irish Poetry 193
On Minor Literature: Nineteenth Century Ireland 209
The Breaking of Language: Blake and the Development of Yeats's Imagery 217
Yeats and the English 232
Proust and Contemporary Irish Fiction 255
Dedalus and the Aestheticians 261
The European Connections of Two Irish Writers: Maria Edgeworth and Kate O'Brien 266
Brian Moore's Catholics: 'The Stone's in the Midst of all' 271
'Naughty, Vulgar, Low': Irishwomen and the Home Language 1899-1901 279
The First Doing: A Nigerian Encounter With Irish Literature 284
India and Ireland: Literary Relations 294
The Insularity of Irish Literature: Cultural Subjugation and the Difficulties of Reconstruction 309
Anglo-Irish Literature: Definitions and False Origins 320
Notes 327
Notes on Contributors 357
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