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Author Fanning, Bryan.
Title The books that define Ireland / Bryan Fanning and Tom Garvin.
Imprint [Dublin, Ireland] : Merrion, an imprint of Irish Academic Press, 2014.

Author Fanning, Bryan.
Subject Irish literature -- Social aspects.
National characteristics, Irish.
Literature and society -- Ireland -- History.
Ireland -- History.
Alt Name Garvin, Tom.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 274 pages)
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Note "First published in 2014 by Merrion an imprint of Irish Academic Press"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-269) and index.
Contents Irish Arguments -- Geoffrey Keating, Foras Feasa ar √Čirinn/The History of Ireland (1634) -- William Molyneux, The Case of Ireland's being bound by Acts of Parliament in England, Stated (1698) -- Jonathan Swift, A Modest Proposal (1729) -- Andrew Dunleavy, The Catechism on Christian Doctrine (1742) -- William Theobald Wolfe Tone (ed.), The Autobiography of Wolfe Tone (1826) -- John Mitchel, The Jail Journal (1861) -- Horace Plunkett, Ireland in the New Century (1904); Michael O'Riordan, Catholicty and Progress in Ireland (1905) -- James Connolly, Labour in Irish History (1910) -- Patrick A. Sheehan, The Graves at Kilmorna (1913) -- Desmond Ryan (ed.), Collected Works of Padraic A. Pearse (1917) -- Daniel Corkery, The Hidden Ireland (1924) -- P.S. O'Hegarty, The Victory of Sinn Fein: How It Won and How It Use It (1924) -- Tomas O Criomhthain, An Oileanach/The Islandman (1929) -- Frank O'Connor, Guests of the Nation (1931) --Sean O'Faolain, King of the Beggars (1938) -- Flann O'Biren, At Swim-Two-Birds (1939) -- James Kavanagh, Manual of Social Ethics (1954) -- Paul Blanshard, The Irish and Catholic Power: an American Interpretation (1954) -- Michael Sheehy, Divided We Stand (1965) -- Edna O'Brien, The Country Girls (1960); John McGahern, The Dark (1965) -- Cecil Woodham-Smith, The Great Hunger (1962) -- Conor Cruise O'Brien, States of Ireland (1972) -- A.T.Q. Stewart, The Narrow Ground (1977) -- C.S. Andrews, Dublin Made Me (1979) -- Nell McCafferty, A Woman To Blame: The Kerry Babies Case (1985) -- Noel Browne, Against the Tide (1986) -- Fintan O'Toole, Meanwhile Back at the Ranch: The Politics of Irish Beef (1995) -- Mary Rafferty and Eoin O'Sullivan, Suffer the Little Children: The Inside Story of Ireland's Industrial Schools (1999) -- Elaine A. Byrne, Political Corruption in Ireland: A Crooked Harp? (2012).
Summary "From Jonathan Swift's savage indignation to Flann O'Brien's disintegrative satire, this book provides a fascinating discussion of how key Irish writers affected the life of their country by upholding or tearing down those matters held close to the heart, identity and habits of the Irish nation"--Publisher's description.
ISBN 9781908928450 (electronic bk.)
190892845X (electronic bk.)
9781908928443 (cloth)
9781908928528 (paper)
OCLC # 874039541
Additional Format Print version: Fanning, Bryan. Books that define Ireland. Kildare (Ireland : County) : Merrion, ©2014 274 pages 9781908928443

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