New World Irish: Notes on One Hundred Years of Lives and Letters in American Culture

New World Irish: Notes on One Hundred Years of Lives and Letters in American Culture

by J. Morgan


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The book concerns the new World Irish, tracing the developing profile of the Irish in America from the Famine forward. The studies draw their material from roughly a one-hundred-year arc of Irish presence and relevance in American life and they would serve as American as well as Irish-American studies.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349297719
Publisher: Springer Nature B.V.
Publication date: 04/04/2016
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

JOHN MATTHEW MORGAN Research Professor of Science and Technology at Missouri University,USA.

Table of Contents

Among Cromwell's Children: The Irish in Yankee New England Requiem for the St. John : Thoreau's 'The Shipwreck' as Irish Famine Narrative Blighted Prospects: Irish Historical Haunting in America Fair and Funeral: Henry O'Clarence McCarthy and the American Fenian Years Broom and Bridget: The Irish Servant and New England Households Harold Frederic, The Irish, and The Damnation of Theron Ware The Liffey to the Red River: Demented Mentors in Scott Fitzgerald's "Absolution" and Joyce's 'The Sisters' John Ford, the Irish, and His Cavalry Trilogy Jack Conroy, the Irish-American Left, and the Radical Irish Legacy Dublin to Bodega Bay: The Dark Side of Alfred Hitchcock's Juno and the Paycock 'Missouri Sequence': Brian Coffey's St. Louis Years Migration and Memory: Irish Poetry in the U.S. The Celtic Carnivalesque and Muriel Rukeyser's Irish Journey of Passion and Transformation 'He's Irish, and He Broods Easy' - John McNulty and the Irish Cohort at The New Yorker

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