Over the past twenty years, interest in Irish literature has risen dramatically across the globe. Irish Literature, 1750-1900: An Anthology presents in one volume the rich body of Irish writing between the Enlightenment and Modernism.* Provides the full text of short plays, fiction, and poetry by a wide selection of prominent writers, including Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Maria Edgeworth, Thomas Moore, James Clarence Mangan, Samuel Ferguson, Lady Jane Wilde, and Oscar Wilde* Features a selection of collaboratively authored works by the Edgeworths, the Banims, and the Kavanaghs, as well as excerpts from collaborative publications such as Paddy's Resource and The Nation* Includes substantial selections from Ireland's women writers, as well as Ulster poets and writers who emigrated to North America during this period* Offers a variety of helpful features for students, including a chronology of historical events and major literary works of the era
Buy Irish Literature 1750-1900 book by Dr. Julia M. Wright from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(248mm x 175mm x 33mm)
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Author Biography - Dr. Julia M. Wright
Julia M. Wright is Canada Research Chair in European Studies at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. Her publications in Irish literature include Ireland, India, and Nationalism in Nineteenth-century Literature (2007) and an edition of Lady Morgan's The Missionary (2002).