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Author Garrigan Mattar, Sinéad

Title Primitivism, science, and the Irish revival / Sinéad Garrigan Mattar
Published Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004


Description 1 online resource (viii, 277 pages)
Series Oxford English monographs
Oxford English monographs.
Contents Introduction: Our Proper Dark -- 1. The Rise of Celtology -- 2. Yeats, Celticism, and Comparative Science -- 3. Yeats's Ritual of Revolt -- 4. The Passing of the Shee: John Millington Synge -- 5. Lady Gregory: The Primitive Picturesque
Summary Covering the works of W.B. Yeats, J.M. Synge and Lady Gregory this text explores the primitivism of the Irish Revival in relation to comparative science
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 248-267) and index
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Subject English literature -- Irish authors -- History and criticism
Primitivism in literature.
Literature and anthropology -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century
Literature and science -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Primitivism -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century
Civilization, Celtic, in literature.
Mythology, Celtic, in literature.
Celts in literature.
Celts in literature
Civilization, Celtic, in literature
English literature
English literature -- Irish authors
Intellectual life
Literature and anthropology
Literature and science
Mythology, Celtic, in literature
Primitivism in literature
Ireland -- Intellectual life -- 19th century
Genre/Form Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Oxford University Press
ISBN 0199268959