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Author Foster, R. F. (Robert Fitzroy), 1949-

Title Irish story : telling tales and making it up in Ireland / R.F. Foster
Published London ; New York : Allen Lane, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 281 pages)
Contents The story of Ireland -- Theme-parks and histories -- "Colliding cultures": Leland Lyons and the reinterpretation of Irish history -- Yeats at war: poetic strategies and political reconstruction -- "When the newspapers have forgotten me": Yeats, obituarists and Irishness -- The normal and the national: Yeats and the boundaries of Irish writing -- Square-built power and fiery shorthand: Yeats, Carleton and the Irish nineteenth century -- Stopping the hunt: Trollope and the memory of Ireland -- Prints on the scene: Elizabeth Bowen and the landscape of childhood -- Selling Irish childhoods: Frank McCourt and Gerry Adams -- The salamander and the slap: Hubert Burler and his century -- Remembering 1798
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-266) and index
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Subject Historiography -- Ireland.
Storytelling -- Ireland.
Ireland -- Historiography.
Ireland -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0141939532 (electronic bk.)
0198036078 (electronic bk.)
9780141939537 (electronic bk.)
9780198036074 (electronic bk.)