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

By Tara Stubbs

This booklet discusses how and why American modernist writers became to eire at numerous phases in the course of their careers. through putting occasions reminiscent of 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 effect on American literature past racial, ethnic or nationwide frameworks.

Through shut readings and archival learn, American literature and Irish tradition, 191055 offers a balanced and established method of the examine of the complexities of yank modernist writers' responses to eire. delivering new readings of well-known 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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