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Author Baraniuk, Carol

Title James Orr, Poet and Irish Radical
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2015


Description 1 online resource (251 pages)
Series Poetry and Song in the Age of Revolution
Poetry and song in the age of revolution.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Figures; Dedication; Introduction; 1 Critical Reception and Canonicity; 2 Raising a Radical: Orr, Ballycarry and '98: James Orr (1770-98); 3 The Construction of the Bard of Ballycarry: James Orr (1798-1804); 4 Bard in Residence: James Orr (1804-16); 5 Rude Scotch Rhymer? Scottish Enlightenment Influences on James Orr; 6 Men of Independent Mind: Ulster Scots Poets and the Scottish Tradition; 7 The Rebel Experience; 8 The Robert Burns of Ulster?; 9 Enlightened Romantic; Conclusion; Notes
Summary James Orr was the foremost of the Ulster Weaver poets and has been favourably compared to his near contemporary Robert Burns. Baraniuk looks at Orr's life and work, examining the changing social, political and theological context of his writing and reassessing his contribution to radical literature and culture during the Romantic era
Notes Works CitedIndex
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Subject Orr, James, 1770-1816 -- Criticism and interpretation
Orr, James, 1770-1816 -- Political and social views
Orr, James, 1770-1816.
Political and social views.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781317317470