DescriptionScholars and Rebels must be essential reading for all those concerned to understand not just the complexities of nineteenth-century Irish intellectual culture and the emergent Irish Revival, but the formation also of Irish culture in the twentieth century.
1. Colonial Intellectuals.
2. Portrait of a Clerisy.
3. Savants and Society.
4. The Dismal Science.
5. Young Irelanders and Others.
"This volume invites comparison to Robert Tracy's recent The Unappeasable Host: Studies in Irish Identities." Choice
"is ambitious in its scope, and it offers an original and compelling exploration of the networks that formed the 'outsized village' that was nineteenth-century Dublin". History of Education
* Makes essential reading for those concerned to understand the cultural forces informing the Irish Revival and the emergence of Irish modernism.
* Offers invaluable insights into the role of the intellectual in public life.