Medieval Invasions in Modern Irish Literature offers the first book-length treatment of the literary return to and reinterpretation of Giraldus Cambrensis's twelfth century The History of the Conquest of Ireland. Writers studied include W.B. Yeats, Lady Gregory, James Joyce, Sean O'Faoláin, Micheál Mac Liammóir, Brendan Behan and Jamie O'Neill.
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About the Author
Julieann Veronica Ulin is Assistant Professor of British and American Modernism at Florida Atlantic University, USA. Her Irish Studies scholarship has appeared in Joyce Studies Annual, James Joyce Quarterly, Women's Studies Quarterly, Hungry Words: Images of Famine in the Irish Canon (2006) and Open Graves, Open Minds: Representations of Vampires and the Undead from the Enlightenment to the Present (2013). She authored the introduction to Race and Immigration in the New Ireland, which she also co-edited (2013).
Table of Contents
Preface: A Modern Medieval Obituary 1. Introduction: Medieval Causes 2. Modern Disruptions 3. Medieval Cycles 4. Modern Escapes 5. Conclusion: Medieval Genealogies and a Modern Medieval Obituary