As well as gauging the influence of major dictionaries like the OED, the essays single out encounters with more specialised works and broach uses of words that are not typically included in dictionaries.
How does form propose a bridge between the text and the world beyond? This volume investigates the agency of form across a spectrum of twentieth- and twenty-first century French and Francophone writings, renewing the engagement with form that has been a key feature of French cultural production and of analysis in French studies.
Ireland's regional and provincial newspapers have played a largely unrecognised role in Irish history, this book charts their experiences in the dramatic and sometimes violent years leading up to independence. They were not immune from the conflict - they risked censorship, suppression, prolonged closure, and sometimes violent attack. This book tells their story for the first time.
An innovative examination of Irish science fiction from the 1850s to the present day, covering material written both in Irish and in English. Considering science fiction novels and short stories in their historical context, it analyses a body of literature that has largely been ignored by Irish literature researchers.
This volume of essays examines the material and visual culture of the 1916 Rising - from museum displays and family keepsakes to imagery in art and film - to consider how these can illuminate changing perceptions of this iconic event in Irish history.
This book brings together new research on loyalism in the 26 counties that would become the Irish Free State. It covers a range of topics and experiences, including the Third Home Rule crisis in 1912, the revolutionary period, partition, independence and Irish participation in the British armed and colonial service up to the declaration of the Republic in 1949.
This interdisciplinarycollection investigates the forms that authority assumed in nineteenth-centuryIreland, the relations they bore to international redefinitions of authority,and Irish contributions to the reshaping of authority in the modern age.
This interdisciplinary collection investigates the forms that authority assumed in nineteenth-century Ireland, the relations they bore to international redefinitions of authority, and Irish contributions to the reshaping of authority in the modern age.