Irish Literature 1750-1900: An Anthology
February 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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Over the past twenty years, interest in Irish literature has risen dramatically across the globe. Irish Literature, 1750-1900: An Anthology presents in one volume the rich body of Irish writing between the Enlightenment and Modernism.
- Provides the full text of short plays, fiction, and poetry by a wide selection of prominent writers, including Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Maria Edgeworth, Thomas Moore, James Clarence Mangan, Samuel Ferguson, Lady Jane Wilde, and Oscar Wilde
- Features a selection of collaboratively authored works by the Edgeworths, the Banims, and the Kavanaghs, as well as excerpts from collaborative publications such as Paddy’s Resource and The Nation
- Includes substantial selections from Ireland's women writers, as well as Ulster poets and writers who emigrated to North America during this period
- Offers a variety of helpful features for students, including a chronology of historical events and major literary works of the era