Modernism and the Celtic Revival
By (author) Gregory Castle
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Modernism and the Celtic Revival by Gregory Castle
Book DescriptionIn Modernism and the Celtic Revival, Gregory Castle examines the impact of anthropology on the work of Irish Revivalists such as W. B. Yeats, John M. Synge and James Joyce. Castle argues that anthropology enabled Irish Revivalists to confront and combat British imperialism, even as these Irish writers remained ambivalently dependent on the cultural and political discourses they sought to undermine. Castle shows how Irish Modernists employed textual and rhetorical strategies first developed in anthropology to translate, reassemble and edit oral and folk-cultural material. In doing so, he claims, they confronted and undermined inherited notions of identity which Ireland, often a site of ethnographic curiosity throughout the nineteenth-century, had been subject to. Drawing on a wide range of post-colonial theory, this book should be of interest to scholars in Irish studies, post-colonial studies and Modernism.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521100342
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Gregory Castle
Gregory Castle is Associate Professor of British and Irish Literature at Arizona State University.
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