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Heroic Revivals from Carlyle to Yeats

Authors: Higgins, Geraldine

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This book reassesses the cultural and political dimensions of the Irish Revival's heroic ideal and explores its implications for the construction of Irish modernity. By foregrounding the heroic ideal, it shows how the cultural landscape carved out by these writers is far from homogenous.

About the authors

GERALDINE HIGGINS is an Associate Professor in the English Department of Emory University, USA and Director of Emory's Irish Studies Program. She is a former associate director of the Yeats International Summer School.


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'This is an extremely accessible book, written with crispness, clarity and wit, which should be of value to a range of readers: undergraduates and graduate students in Anglo-Irish literature, academic specialists in Irish studies. Though Higgins shows her familiarity with the body of contemporary scholarship, and her mastery of relevant critical theory, the style is sufficiently clear and free of scholarly exhibitionism that even a beginning student of the subject will be able to read it with ease.' - Nicholas Grene, Trinity College, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

'This is an attractively written, well researched and lively book, which will sell to senior undergraduates, postgraduates and the very large numbers of scholars and students who work in the ever-expanding field of Irish Studies.' - George Watson, University of Aberdeen, UK

'Highly recommended.' - Choice


Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Higgins, Geraldine

    Pages 1-9

  • Reviving the Irish Hero

    Higgins, Geraldine

    Pages 11-35

  • George Russell (AE): The Memory of Race

    Higgins, Geraldine

    Pages 37-68

  • J. M. Synge: Out of History into Legend

    Higgins, Geraldine

    Pages 69-103

  • W. B. Yeats and Ireland’s Hero History

    Higgins, Geraldine

    Pages 105-139

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eBook $69.99
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Softcover $95.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Heroic Revivals from Carlyle to Yeats
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Geraldine Higgins
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28095-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137280954
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-03562-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44231-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 226
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