Literature and the Irish Famine 1845/19

Literature and the Irish Famine 1845/19

by Melissa Fegan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199254644
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/08/2002
Series: Oxford Historical Monographs Series
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Melissa Fegan is a Lecturer in English at Chester College of Higher Education.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Not So Ambiguous
1. Faction: The Historiography of the Great Famine
2. War of Words: The Famine in The Times and the Nation
3. Victims and Voyeurs: Travelling in Famine Ireland
4. The Immigrant's Evasion: The Subtext of Trollope's 'Famine' Novels
5. William Carleton in Retrospect: The Irish Prophecy Man
6. 'A Ghastly Spectral Army': History, Identity, and the Visionary Poet
7. The Black Stream: Politics and Proselytism in Second-Generation Famine Novels

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