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By Ross, Ian Campbell
The story of how a provincial clergyman became the most fashionable writer of his day, life mimicked art for Laurence Sterne as Tristram Shandy was denounced and feted in an age of extremes. Notorious for his romantic liaisons, love became his literary inspiration and personal co ...
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Edited by Ross, Ian Campbell; Douglas, Aileen; Markey, Anne
Published in London only months after the Jacobite Rebellion of 1715, Irish Tales is an historical romance offering a Jacobite reading of early Irish history, culminating in Brian Boru's victory over the Viking invaders at the Battle of Clontarf in 1014. The love story of Princes ...
Edited by Ross, Ian Campbell; Markey, Anne
Vertue Rewarded; or, The Irish Princess (1693) is one of the earliest examples of Irish prose fiction. Published in London, the novel is set in and around Clonmel, in August 1690, during the wars between the Jacobite James II and the Dutch Protestant William of Orange, later Will ...
Edited by Douglas, Aileen; Ross, Ian Campbell
Originally published in 1781, The Triumph of Prudence over Passion; or, The History of Miss Mortimer and Miss Fitzgerald is an unconventional epistolary novel set in Ireland and France in 1779 and 1780, against the background of the patriot political agitation that marked the age ...
Cultural history of Umbria from ancient Umbri to the present day
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