American literature and Irish culture, 1910-55: The politics by Tara Stubbs

By Tara Stubbs

This e-book discusses how and why American modernist writers grew to become to eire at a number of levels in the course of their careers. by way of putting occasions equivalent to the Celtic Revival and the Easter emerging on the centre of the dialogue, it indicates how Irishness turned a cultural determinant within the paintings of yankee modernists. it's the first learn to increase the research of Irish impact on American literature past racial, ethnic or nationwide frameworks.

Through shut readings and archival examine, American literature and Irish tradition, 191055 offers a balanced and dependent method of the learn of the complexities of yankee modernist writers' responses to eire. supplying new readings of frequent literary figures together with Fitzgerald, Moore, O'Neill, Steinbeck and Stevens it makes for crucial analyzing for college students and lecturers engaged on twentieth-century American and Irish literature and tradition, and transatlantic studies.

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