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The force of Deane's A Short History of Irish Literature derives precisely from his naming of the territory. With insight, erudition, and a razor-keen Seamus Deane, one of Ireland's most important critics, assesses here the place of literature in "a colonial or neo-colonial culture like ours, where the naming of the territory has always been /5(19).
The force of Deane's A Short History of Irish Literature derives precisely from his naming of the territory. With insight, erudition, and a razor-keen style, he locates Irish writers within the island's traumatic history.
His aim is to show how literature has been inescapably allied with historical interpretation and with political by: The Short Oxford History of English Literature provides a comprehensive and authoritative introductory guide to the literature of the British Isles from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present day, including a full treatment of Irish, Scottish, and Welsh writing in English.
The chapters are arranged chronologically, covering all major periods of English literature from Old English to the post Cited by: The force of Deane's A Short History of Irish Literature derives precisely from his naming of the territory.
With insight, erudition, and a razor-keen style, he locates Irish writers within the island's traumatic history. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Deane, Seamus, Short history of Irish literature.
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For the past years the history of the Irish people has been shaped by their relationship with the English, who controlled their country for much of that time. The literature of Ireland reflects the Irish people’s long association with the English as well as their desire to maintain their own culture and traditions.
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