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Title Irish women's writing, 1878-1922 : advancing the cause of liberty / edited by Anna Pilz and Whitney Standlee.
Imprint Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016.
©2016.

Subject English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.
Alt Name Pilz, Anna.
Standlee, Whitney.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 260 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; List of figures; List of contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; An Irish women of letters' banquet and a toast to the King; Advancing the cause of liberty; Then and now; Notes; 1 Works, righteousness, philanthropy, and the market in the novels of Charlotte Riddell; Riddell, the Irish national tale, and the limits of Edgeworthian rationalism; Moral realism and the 'fallen woman'; Falling feudalism: Riddell's critique of Charles Lever's 'rollicking'; Notes
2 'She's nothin' but a shadda': the politics of marriage in late MulhollandNotes; 3 Nature, education, and liberty in The Book of Gilly by Emily Lawless; Notes; 4 Girls with 'go': female homosociality in L.T. Meade's schoolgirl novels; Notes; 5 'Breaking away': Beatrice Grimshaw and the commercial woman writer; Notes; 6 Women, ambition, and the city, 1890-1910; The city in Irish writing; Rejecting the West; Ambition, New Women, and the city; Imposters in Paris; Conclusion; Acknowledgements; Notes; 7 'An Irish problem': bilingual manoeuvres in the work of Somerville and Ross; Notes
8 'A bad master': religion, Jacobitism, and the politics of representation in Lady Gregory's The White CockadeNotes; 9 'Old wine in new bottles'? Katharine Tynan, Lord Edward Fitzgerald, and George Wyndham; Notes; 10 'The blind side of the heart': Protestants, politics, and patriarchy in the novels of F.E. Crichton; The Precepts of Andy Saul (1908); The Blind Side of the Heart (1915); Notes; 11 'The Red Sunrise': gender, violence, and nation in Ella Young's vision of a new Ireland; Druidess; Poet; Warrior; Notes
12 Liberté, égalité, sororité: the poetics of suffrage in the work of Eva Gore-Booth and Constance MarkieviczNotes; Bibliography; archives; electronic databases; newspapers and periodicals; printed sources; Index
Summary Providing an important intervention in contemporary Irish cultural-critical debate, this collection explores how Irish women writers exercised their political concerns and influence through their literary outputs during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
ISBN 9781526100740 (electronic bk.)
1526100746 (electronic bk.)
0719097584
9780719097584
OCLC # 967548994
Additional Format Print version: Irish women's writing, 1878-1922. Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016 0719097584 9780719097584 (OCoLC)942706976.