Irishness and (post)modernism

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Bucknell University Press, Associated University Presses , Lewisburg, London
Irish literature -- History and criticsm., Postmodernism (Literature), Nationalism in litera
Statementedited by John S. Rickard.
ContributionsRickard, John S.
The Physical Object
Pagination229p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22298205M
ISBN 100838752713

Examining how Irishness is performed and commodified in the contemporary transnational environment, the contributors explore topics including Van Morrison’s music, Frank McCourt’s writing, the explosion of Irish-themed merchandising, the practices of heritage seekers, the movie The Crying Game, and the significance of red hair/5(2).

This book brings together important material from a range of sources and highlights how government organizations, musicians, academics and commercial companies are concerned with, and seek to use, a particular notion of Irish musical identity.

Rooting the study in the context of the recent history of popular, traditional and classical music in Cited by:   Over the past decade or so, Irishness has emerged as an idealized ethnicity, one with which large numbers of people around the world, and particularly in the United States, choose to identify.

Seeking to explain the widespread appeal of all things Irish, the contributors to this collection show that for Americans, Irishness is rapidly becoming the white ethnicity of choice, a means of claiming. Irishness was important on both sides of my family. My father grew up embarrassed that his last name was Stetzer.

He was a union iron lather (someone who puts "re-bar" in the concrete before it is.

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Get this from a library. The Irishness of Irish music. [John O'Flynn] -- This work highlights how government organisations, musicians, academics and commercial companies are concerned with and seek to use a particular notion of Irish musical identity.

The author argues. Why are Irish people so precious about Irishness. Our struggle to establish our identity should make us have more empathy for others Sun,Editorial Reviews. Diane Negra has built a dynamic cultural studies anthology from the sophisticated research of a new generation of scholars.

‘Irishness,’ still an attractive or scandalous stereotype, is here understood through reflection on nation, ethnicity, class, and gender—reflection that is in turn animated by the obtuseness of ‘Irishness’ in its newly global : $ Irish literature - Irish literature - The Irishness of Anglo-Irish literature: Swift demonstrated no interest in the “barbarous” Irish language and, unlike Burke, no sympathy for poor Irish Roman Catholics.

Swift’s views were an expression of his own bifurcated vision of Irish writing. According to such a view, 18th-century Ireland produced two distinct literatures that never touched or. The Irish in Us: Irishness, Performativity, and Popular Culture - Ebook written by Diane Negra. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Irish in Us: Irishness, Performativity, and Popular Culture. For Pat Fish, images of ringed crosses and excerpts from medieval manuscripts like the Book of Kells bring Irishness "to life in the skin of modern Celtis." They proclaim national and personal independence by using (a) provocative art form, and they express cultural solidarity by allowing ancient Irish kings and mythical creatures to emerge.

Irishness synonyms, Irishness pronunciation, Irishness translation, English dictionary definition of Irishness. adj. Of or relating to Ireland or its people, language, or culture. 'Irish' is the logical handle for the music, the book seems at first glance a challenge to Irishness in Traditional music.

Music and Identity in Ireland and Beyond. THE IRISHNESS OF YEATS I am writing about Yeats's poetry. I am not excluding his other work, but my centre of attention is on his poetry because I believe, rightly or wrongly, that he is at his greatest as a poet.

Nor do I intend to confine myself to matters of dem. Buy The Irish in Us: Irishness, Performativity, and Popular Culture by Negra (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2).

“The book succeeds in exploring the multifaceted ways that the trope of Irishness has suffused American popular culture, and it lays bare the ideological implications of the heightened performative and mobile qualities of Irishness.”.

The festival was a mishmash of Americana and Irishness and Irish-Americanness. With signs on the walls stating guns were not allowed inside the festival grounds, haggis from Scotland for sale at the food trucks, and Appalachian bands fiddling wildly on.

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The Irishness of Irish music. [John O'Flynn] -- "This book brings together important material from a range of sources and highlights how government organizations, musicians, academics and commercial companies are concerned with, and seek to use, a.

The Irishness of Irish Music book. The Irishness of Irish Music. DOI link for The Irishness of Irish Music. The Irishness of Irish Music book. By John O'Flynn. Edition 1st Edition. social groups and values can influence individual identifications or negations of Irishness in music.

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While the apprehension of intra-musical elements leads to Cited by: As archaeological evidence from sites such as the Céide Fields in County Mayo and Lough Gur in County Limerick demonstrates, the farm in Ireland is an activity that goes back to the Neolithic, about 6, years this, the first settlers of the island of Ireland after the last Ice Age were a new wave of cavemen and the Mesolithic period.

In historic times, texts such as the Táin Bó. Includes a rich and diverse range of timely topics about minority voices in the current changing climate of Ireland Draws larger connections to Irish literary history and identity by discussing the presence of minority voices in Ireland, both historically and in a contemporary framework Incorporates.

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DRACULA'S CRYPT: BRAM STOKER, IRISHNESS, AND QUESTION OF BLOOD By Joseph Valente - Hardcover *Excellent Condition*. PROTESTANTS ARE still excluded from “Irishness” because of the link between Irish identity and Catholicism and Gaelic cultural principles, a new book has : Alison Healy.

Thomas Tracy's study of novels by Maria Edgeworth, Sydney Owenson (Lady Morgan), William Makepeace Thackeray, and Anthony Trollope analyzes Britishness in the nineteenth century as a cultural program that is both dependent upon and disrupted by [End Page ] figurations of Irishness and womanhood.

The central argument, that the representation of Irish women plays a special role in. Dracula's Crypt Bram Stoker, Irishness, and the Question of Blood.

Dracula's Crypt unearths the Irish roots of Bram Stoker's gothic masterpiece, offering a fresh interpretation of the author's relationship to his novel and to the politics of blood that consumes its characters.

An ingenious reappraisal of a classic text, Dracula's Crypt presents Stoker's novel as a subtly ironic commentary on. In other words, the notion that there is any simple correlation between Irishness and whiteness should be difficult to sustain in But the profusion of Irishness of colour—both in Ireland itself and abroad—has hardly encouraged any great unpacking of the central truths in Noel’s book.

After much theoretical speculation in recent years as to the "Irishness" of Irish music, what was needed was a proper scholarly analysis of the subject - a painstaking, informed study of the factors that bear upon a general understanding of the nature, role and representation of music in modern Ireland.

John O'Flynn's book provides exactly that. 'Samuel Beckett and the Problem of Irishness deftly brings together scholarly erudition with theoretical sophistication in a strikingly original and judicious manner.

Particularly impressive is the book's international reach, demonstrating an alertness to French and European contexts as Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. Eighteenth-Century (Sub)Versions of Stage Irishness book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0. Dracula's Crypt: Bram Stoker, Irishness, and the Question of Blood by Valente, Joseph and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Dracula's Crypt unearths the Irish roots of Bram Stoker's gothic masterpiece, offering a fresh interpretation of the author's relationship to his novel and to the politics of blood that consumes its characters.

An ingenious reappraisal of a classic text, Dracula's Crypt presents Stoker's novel as a subtly ironic commentary on England's preoccupation with racial purity. The Irishness of Irish MusicJohn O’FlynnAshgate (Surrey and Vermont, )It is a fact that music genres which originate outside Ireland tend not to be regarded as ‘Irish’.

While this need not question the nationality of composers and performers. Affecting Irishness Negotiating Cultural Identity Within and Beyond the Nation The book initiates this vital discussion by bringing together a series of provocative and thoughtful essays, from both renowned and rising international scholars, on the vicissitudes of cultural identity in a post-modern, post-colonial and post-national Ireland.Irish 1.

another name for Irish Gaelic Irish a nation (natsiia, nation in the historical sense); the native population of Ireland. The total population in the Irish Republic is more than million (, estimate); in Great Britain, million (mainly in Northern Ireland). Mass emigrations from Ireland, especially after the midth century, led to.Notwithstanding the tendency to equate Irishness in music with traditional sounds, a number of interviewees approached the general category of Irish music in broader cultural terms.

A specific sense of cultural Irishness is echoed in the way that some interviewees make associations between Irish classical music and literary : John O'Flynn.