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Title Selected writings of Speranza & William Wilde / edited by Eibhear Walshe
Edition First edition
Published [Clemson, SC] : Clemson University Press in association with Liverpool University Press, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 270 pages)
Series Boston College Irish studies
Contents 4. Speranza, "Jacta Alea Est," The Nation, July 1948 -- 5. William Wilde, The Closing Years of the Life of Dean Swift, 1849 -- Swift and Stella -- 6. Speranza, Sidonia the Sorceress, 1849 -- 7. William Wilde, The Beauties of the Boyne and the Blackwater, 1850 -- The Battle-Field of Oldbridge : Duleek -- 8. William Wilde, Irish Popular Superstitions, 1852 -- The Decline of the Irish Superstition -- Revolution in Irish Life -- Medical Superstitions -- The May-Day Festival in Ireland -- The Oracle of Love -- II. 1860-1880: Merrion Square -- 9. William Wilde, Ireland, Past and Present
Ancient Cures, Charms, and Usages of Ireland -- Ancient Charms -- 17. Jane Wilde, Notes on Men, Women, and Books, 1891 -- Stella and Vanessa -- Thomas Moore -- George Eliot -- 18. Jane Wilde, Social Studies, 1893 -- American Women -- The Poet as Teacher -- Irish Leaders and Martyrs -- Notes -- Chronology -- Bibliography of Speranza and William Wilde -- Index
Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Speranza and William Wilde -- I. 1840-1860: Words Become Their Weapons -- 1. William Wilde, The Narrative of a Voyage to Madeira, Tenerife, and Along the Shores of the Mediterranean, 1840 -- Jerusalem -- 2. Speranza, Poems -- "To Ireland" -- "O'Connell" -- "France in '93" -- "The Faithless Shepherds" -- "The Stricken Land" : January 1847 -- "The Brothers" : March 1847 -- 3. William Wilde, Austria, Its Literary, Scientific and Medical Institutions, 1843 -- The Lunatic Asylum (Chapter X)
The Land and the People, 1864 -- 10. Letters from Speranza -- 11. William Wilde, Lough Corrib and its Shores, 1867 -- Cong -- 12. Jane Wilde, William Carleton, 1869 -- 13. Jane Wilde (with Sir William Wilde), Memoir of Gabriel Beranger, 1880 -- III 1880-1893: Speranza in London -- 14. Jane Wilde, Driftwood from Scandinavia, 1884 -- Stockholm to Berlin -- 15. Jane Wilde, Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland, 1887 -- The Horned Women -- The Stolen Bride -- The Priest's Soul -- 16. Jane Wilde, Ancient Cures, Charms and Usages of Ireland, 1890
Summary "This book is the first, groundbreaking edition of writing of Speranza (1826-1898) and William Wilde (1815-1874), selected poems, translations, travel writings, medical observations, literary criticism, folklore and political commentary, reclaiming the writings of Jane and William Wilde as part of the public history of Ireland in the nineteenth century"-- Provided by publisher
Notes Place of publication from publisher's website
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 21, 2020)
Subject Wilde, W. R. (William Robert), 1815-1876
Wilde, Lady, 1821-1896
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Form Electronic book
Author Wilde, W. R. (William Robert), 1815-1876. Works. Selections
Wilde, Lady, 1821-1896. Works. Selections
Walshe, Eibhear, editor
LC no. 2019048283
ISBN 1949979261
9781949979268
Other Titles Selected writings of Speranza and William Wilde