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Product Description: This, the first ever biography of John Hewitt, is based on archival material, both personal and literary. In many ways it is also a biography of his wife, Roberta (nee Black), whose manuscript journal is also in the public domain...read more

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9780198739821 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 23, 2015, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This, the first ever biography of John Hewitt, is based on archival material, both personal and literary.

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9781906359768 | Univ College Dublin Pr, August 15, 2014, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: UCD 9781906359768

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Product Description: All revolutionary movements since 1789 have looked instinctively to the French model. The French influence in Ireland was indeed profound, especially in the years leading up to the Easter Rising. However, it was not the traditions of the Tennis Court Oath or Bastille Day that motivated the Irish rebels, but a new French Catholic nationalism which reached its apogee with the Dreyfus Affair (1895)...read more

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9780717154128 | Gill & Macmillan, October 15, 2012, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: All revolutionary movements since 1789 have looked instinctively to the French model.

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9780719039621 | Manchester Univ Pr, July 1, 1993, cover price $79.95

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9780719085635 | Manchester Univ Pr, September 13, 2011, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: W. B. Yeats went to great lengths to design his self-image which biographers have been slow to challenge. This new study of the poet's idealist views concentrates on the role of J. M. Hone in introducing him to George Berkeley's philosophy in the mid-1920s and to contemporary Italian thinkers such as Giovanni Gentile and Mario Manlio Rossi...read more

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9781906359430, titled "We Irish' in Europe: Yeats, Berkeley and Joseph Hone" | Univ College Dublin Pr, October 15, 2010, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: W.

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Product Description: The silence of Barbara Synge' provides a fascinating companion volume to Bill McCormack's acclaimed 'Fool of the family' (2000), a biography of the playwright J.M. Synge (1871-1909). Taking the alledged death of Mrs John Hatch (née Synge) in 1767 as a focal point, this book explores the varied strands of the Synge family tree in eighteenth and nineteenth century Ireland...read more

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9780719062780 | Manchester Univ Pr, November 22, 2003, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: The Silence of Barbara Synge is a unique work of cultural enquiry, combining archival research, literary criticism, and religious and medical history to pull the strands together and relate them to the family's literary descendent J.

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9780719062797 | Manchester Univ Pr, March 3, 2009, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The silence of Barbara Synge' provides a fascinating companion volume to Bill McCormack's acclaimed 'Fool of the family' (2000), a biography of the playwright J.

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Product Description: This is the story of a collaboration between two giants of late 19th-century Irish nationalism in the formulation of the New Departure and the early emergence of the land agitation. John Devoy was a Fenian imprisoned for administering the Fenian oath who spent most of his adult life in exile as a journalist for the New York Herald...read more
By John Devoy, Carla King (editor) and W. J. McCormack (editor)

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9781904558736 | Univ College Dublin Pr, June 15, 2008, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This is the story of a collaboration between two giants of late 19th-century Irish nationalism in the formulation of the New Departure and the early emergence of the land agitation.

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A fascinating and original look at the complex political life of one of the world's most renowned poets.

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9780712665148 | Pimlico, April 1, 2006, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A fascinating and original look at the complex political life of one of the world's most renowned poets.

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Product Description: It is primarily the family history of a Protestant small farmer in West Wicklow during the nineteenth century. ...It provides some interesting glimpses into family life, farming practices, rural past-times, communal relations, and religious views.""--Irish Literary Supplement.

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9781904558248 | Univ College Dublin Pr, April 15, 2005, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: It is primarily the family history of a Protestant small farmer in West Wicklow during the nineteenth century.

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Product Description: Roger Casement is a major figure in modern Irish history. He was arrested by the British and sentenced to hang for treason. For years there were claims of ""Black Diaries"" that were fakes. Forensic tests recently commissioned by McCormack have confirmed the diaries' authenticity, that they were not forged by British intelligence...read more

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9781900621762 | Univ College Dublin Pr, February 1, 2003, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: Roger Casement is a major figure in modern Irish history.

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9781900621779 | Univ College Dublin Pr, February 1, 2003, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: Roger Casement is a major figure in modern Irish history.

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Product Description: Debates about Irish culture have long been plagued by neat oppositions between conquering England and colonized Erin, Protestant and Catholic, stolid Saxon and dreamy Celt. Yet the greatest Irish poets have scorned such simplicities...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By W. J. McCormack (editor)

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9780814756287 | New York Univ Pr, March 1, 2000, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Debates about Irish culture have long been plagued by neat oppositions between conquering England and colonized Erin, Protestant and Catholic, stolid Saxon and dreamy Celt.

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9780814756683 | New York Univ Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Debates about Irish culture have long been plagued by neat oppositions between conquering England and colonized Erin, Protestant and Catholic, stolid Saxon and dreamy Celt.

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Product Description: Covering a period from c.1450 to the present, this Companion is designed to serve the needs of readers whose interests lie well beyond the familiar boundaries of Irish culture. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By W. J. McCormack (editor)

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9780631165255 | Blackwell Pub, February 2, 1999, cover price $234.95 | About this edition: Covering a period from c.

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9780631228172 | Blackwell Pub, October 1, 2001, cover price $63.95 | About this edition: Covering a period from c.

Product Description: W.J.McCormack (b.1947) Professor of English at Goldsmiths College, University of London, is the author of many studies of Irish literature and culture, including SHERIDAN LEFANU AND VICTORIAN IRELAND(1978) ,ASCENDANCY AND TRADITION(1985); Recent publications include THE BLACKWELL COMPANION TO MODERN IRISH CULTURE (1999) and THE FOOL OF THE FAMILY(2000) a biography of J...read more

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9781930901193 | Academica Pr Llc, May 1, 2001, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: W.

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Product Description: Soulmate of James Joyce, J. M. Synge (1871-1909) is famous as the author of Playboy of the Western World, which provoked riots at its Dublin premiere in 1907. But the man himself, his peculiar religious background, and little-investigated death, have, until now, remained in the shadows...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780814756522 | New York Univ Pr, January 1, 2001, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Soulmate of James Joyce, J.

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Product Description: fine copy only very minimal sunning to cover,

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9780946640133 | Lilliput Pr Ltd, May 1, 1999, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: fine copy only very minimal sunning to cover,

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Product Description: A fresh new reassessment of Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-73), one of the bestselling Irish novelists of the mid-Victorian period, who is recognized today for his ghost stories and tales of psychological terror, including In a Glass Darkly and The Wyvern Mystery...read more

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9780750914895 | Sutton Pub Ltd, November 1, 1997, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A fresh new reassessment of Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-73), one of the bestselling Irish novelists of the mid-Victorian period, who is recognized today for his ghost stories and tales of psychological terror, including In a Glass Darkly and The Wyvern Mystery.

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Product Description: Arguments about the Irish Union provided an unprecedented opportunity for the exploitation of the print medium in shaping public opinion. Pamphlets became the principal weapons in a struggle for ideological advantage. Parliamentary speeches, satirical poems, earnest exhortations? even an account of the millennium, streamed from the booksellers...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780716525684 | Irish Academic Pr, December 1, 1995, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: Arguments about the Irish Union provided an unprecedented opportunity for the exploitation of the print medium in shaping public opinion.

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Product Description: The long and acrimonious exchange of pamphlets, which surrounded publication of Richard Woodward's Present State of the Church ofIreland in December 1786 has attracted a good deal of comment from historians interested in the Whiteboys, resistance to tithes and interdenominational relations in Ireland...read more

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9780716525059 | Irish Academic Pr, December 1, 1993, cover price $21.50 | About this edition: The long and acrimonious exchange of pamphlets, which surrounded publication of Richard Woodward's Present State of the Church ofIreland in December 1786 has attracted a good deal of comment from historians interested in the Whiteboys, resistance to tithes and interdenominational relations in Ireland.

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Product Description: The Anglo-Irish literary renaissance that flowered between Edmund Burke's last years and the generation of Yeats and Joyce had close ties to European Romanticism and was a critical force in the development of modernist literature in the origins of Protestant Ascendancy ideology in the alarm of the 1790's, McCormack traces its cultural significance through an examination of a number of central texts and concepts...read more

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9780198128069 | Clarendon Pr, July 1, 1985, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: The Anglo-Irish literary renaissance that flowered between Edmund Burke's last years and the generation of Yeats and Joyce had close ties to European Romanticism and was a critical force in the development of modernist literature in the origins of Protestant Ascendancy ideology in the alarm of the 1790's, McCormack traces its cultural significance through an examination of a number of central texts and concepts.

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9780710090584 | Routledge Kegan & Paul, September 1, 1982, cover price $29.50

Product Description: 'This brilliant book, with rich materialat its disposal, links the life and the work; and without any forcing.' Irish Times

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9780198126294 | Clarendon Pr, March 20, 1980, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: 'This brilliant book, with rich materialat its disposal, links the life and the work; and without any forcing.

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