Yeats, Shakespeare, and Irish Cultural Nationalism

Yeats, Shakespeare, and Irish Cultural Nationalism

by Oliver Hennessey

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611477412
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publication date: 05/15/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Oliver Hennessey teaches courses in Shakespeare and early modern literature at Xavier University.

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: William Shakespeare in Yeats’s Irish Revival
Chapter 1: De-Anglicization: Yeats, Victorian Shakespeare, and Cultural Authority
Chapter 2: The Birth of a Nation: Shakespeare in the Irish Dramatic Movement
Chapter 3: Disappointment, Degeneration, and Despair: Yeats’s Late Shakespeare
Chapter 4: Yeats’s Modern(ish) Shakespeare: Irish Revivalism and Literary Modernism
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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