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Writing Lough Derg From William Carleton to Seamus Heaney (Irish Studies) by Peggy O"Brien

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Published by Syracuse University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • British & Irish history,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Irish authors,
  • Ireland,
  • English literature,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • History and criticism

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8049540M
ISBN 100815630735
ISBN 109780815630739

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William Carleton (4 March , Prolusk (often spelt as Prillisk as on his gravestone), Clogher, County Tyrone – 30 January , Sandford Road, Ranelagh, Dublin) was an Irish writer and is best known for his Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry, a collection of . The overarching purpose of this volume is to show how a discrete tradition of writing about Lough Derg helped contemporary Irish poets rescue, metaphysical inquiry from the grip of nationalism. Linked with the supernatural from pagan times, Lough Derg had by the early twentieth century become an icon of the fusion of the Catholic Church and the Irish nation. Surveying literary treatments of. Tethered by Letters Winter Competition. Tethered By Letters’ Winter Literary Contest is currently accepting submissions for their short story contest (2, to 7, words, open genre) and our flash fiction contest (55, , or words). TBL strives to publish writers with engaging stories, vivid characters, and fresh writing styles. Amherst resident & professor in the English department at the University of Massachusetts, Peggy O’Brien has a new book—Writing Lough Derg: From William Carleton to Seamus Heaney.O’Brien’s study shows how a discrete tradition of writing about Lough Derg helped contemporary Irish poets rescue metaphysical inquiry from the grip of nationalism.

Planning to hit Tipperary the first weekend in October? There’s lot going on. The tenth annual Dromineer Literary Festival will take place October , Thursday to Sunday, next month. With s.   The overarching purpose of this volume is to show how a discrete tradition of writing about Lough Derg helped contemporary Irish poets rescue, metaphysical inquiry from the grip of nationalism. Linked with the supernatural from pagan times, Lough Derg had by the early twentieth century become an icon of the fusion of the Catholic Church and the Pages: xxiii, p. ; 26 cm. English literature -- Irish authors -- History and criticism. English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism. English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism. Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages in literature. Saint Patrick's Purgatory (Ireland) -- In literature.   This work compiles the history of the Donegal pilgrimage as presented in historical texts, guidebooks, popular writing, devotional treatises, and newspaper and journal accounts. This material - with its cultural, political, as well as religious associations - provides background for these poets' Lough Derg poems, which relate their own Cited by: 1.