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Author McNamara, Donald, 1946-
Title Which Direction Ireland? Proceedings of the 2006 ACIS Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2007.

Subject Popular culture -- Ireland -- History -- 21st century -- Congresses.
Irish Americans -- Intellectual life -- Congresses.
Ireland -- Intellectual life -- Congresses.
Description 1 online resource (205 pages)
Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART I; THE ABBEY THEATRE AND THE PROBLEM OF PRACTICE; NOT SAFE; WALT DISNEY'S IRELAND; PART II; "BARBARISM," CATHOLICISM, AND EARLY MODERN ENGLISH BELIEFS ABOUT THE IRISH; GOTHIC FIGURES EMERGING FROM FAMINE; PART III; IRISH AND AMERICAN AT THE SAME TIME?; IMMIGRANT WARRIORS-THE IRISH; IS BABA BRENNAN "A MUCH TOUGHER FEMINIST ALTERNATIVE"?; PART IV; LANGUAGE, PRINT AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN IRELAND, 1700-1900; PART V; GRAVE-ROBBING; THE POPE'S (BASTARD) CHILDREN; PARADING POSSIBILITY; NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX.
Summary Ireland is going changes so rapidly and so dramatically that it has left many people, both in Ireland and abroad, wondering where it is headed next, as well as leaving some people wondering where it actually came from. Which direction Ireland? probes a variety of currents and concepts at play in Ireland, examining geographical, historical, social, political, and literary changes that have taken place in both Ireland and Irish-America. It offers cogent insight into those changes and and well- ...
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ISBN 9781443814904 (electronic bk.)
1443814903 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 827209189
Additional Format Print version: McNamara, Donald. Which Direction Ireland? Proceedings of the 2006 ACIS Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2007 9781847183897