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              Folklore and Modern Irish Writing

              Folklore and Modern Irish Writing (Hardback)

              Edited by Markey, Anne; O'Connor, Anne

              Exploring the fascination of Irish folklore and storytelling for collectors, scholars, writers and readers, Folklore and Modern Irish Writing offers a comprehensive overview of the complex relationship between oral traditions and literary practices in Ireland. The rich contributi...ons by leading Irish literary academics develop existing studies and further our understanding of the nature and importance of Irish folklore, acknowledging the symbiotic relationship that exists between storytellers of oral narrative, on the one hand, and literary storytellers on the other. Fresh perspectives are offered on the continuing evolution of folklore collection and scholarship in Ireland, while new contexts are provided for evaluating the diverse ways in which Irish writers have drawn on traditional narratives, beliefs and practices, exemplified by the blending of folklore and individual creativity. This collection is a timely treasury for those interested in Irish writing, identity, life and ideas.
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              ISBN 9780716532644
              Released NZ 31 Oct 2014
              Publisher Irish Academic Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Children's Fiction, 1765-1808

              Children's Fiction, 1765-1808 (Hardback)

              Edited by Markey, Anne

              Substantial critical attention has been paid in recent years to the ways in which English-language childrens fiction of the long 18th century reflected diverse adult anxieties and social concerns. Very little investigation, however, has been undertaken into the Irish dimensions o...f this topic. In order to encourage and facilitate further research into Irish childrens fiction of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the present volume offers a selection of stories encountered by young readers, written by Irish authors and published between 1765 and 1808. The first is a short novel by John Carey (17561829), Learning better than House and Land (1808). This is followed by Stories of Old Daniel; or, Tales of Wonderand Delight (1808), a collection of moral tales by Lady Mount Cashell (17721835). Next comes an original fable, The three little fishes by Henry Brooke (170383), which first appeared in The Fool of Quality; or, The History of Henry, Earl of Moreland (176570). Two later ve
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              ISBN 9781846822872
              Released NZ 30 May 2011
              Publisher Four Courts Press Ltd
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              Irish Tales by Sarah Butler

              Irish Tales by Sarah Butler (Hardback)

              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...s Dooneflaith and Prince Murchoe, son of the high-king himself, is played out against a backdrop of efforts to unite the people of Ireland in resistance to the Danish tyrant Turgesius. Remarkably, Sarah Butler draws her historical materials from one of the best-known Irish-language accounts of the Irish past, Geoffrey Keating's Foras Feasa (written c.1634), a major work of history that had not yet appeared in print, but which circulated in elite literary circles in Irish and English-language manuscripts. Irish Tales, then, stands at the nexus of Irish-language manuscript culture and English-language print culture in its exploration of the conflicting claims of the public and private spheres in contemporary life
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              ISBN 9781846822162
              Released NZ 24 Mar 2010
              Publisher Four Courts Press Ltd
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              Vertue Rewarded; or, the Irish Princess (anon)
               

              Vertue Rewarded; or, the Irish Princess (anon) (Paperback)

              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...iam III. Remarkably, the principal narrative concerning the young Irishwoman Marinda and the foreign Prince of S_______g, is interwoven with interpolated tales, including that of the Irish princess Cluaneesha, set in pre-Norman Ireland, and of the south American Indian Faniaca, whose story begins in Peru during the Spanish conquest of the Incas. Grounding its romance narrative in a detailed Irish setting, Vertue Rewarded draws American material from Royal Commentaries (1688), a translation by the diplomat and scholar, Sir Paul Rycaut, recently Chief Secretary for Ireland, of the Inca Garcilaso de la Vega's account of native resistance to Spanish imperialism. This edition presents an original-spelling text, with
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              ISBN 9781846822155
              Released NZ 24 Mar 2010
              Publisher Four Courts Press Ltd
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              Folklore and Modern Irish Writing

              Folklore and Modern Irish Writing (Paperback)

              Edited by Markey, Anne; O'Connor, Anne

              Exploring the fascination of Irish folklore and storytelling for collectors, scholars, writers, and readers, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the complex relationship between oral traditions and literary practices in Ireland. The rich contributions build upon existing... studies of the nature and importance of Irish folklore, acknowledging the symbiotic relationship that exists between storytellers of oral narrative on the one hand, and literary storytellers on the other. The book deepens our understanding of the creative use of oral traditions by leading Irish writers, such as W.B. Yeats, Padraig Pearse, Peig Sayers, Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill, and Anne Enright. Fresh perspectives are offered on the continuing evolution of folklore collection and scholarship in Ireland, while new contexts are provided for evaluating the diverse ways in which Irish writers have drawn on traditional narratives, beliefs, and practices, exemplified by the blending of folklore and individual creativity. This collection is a timely treasury for those interested in Irish writing, identity, life, and ideas. *** Two sections immediately captured this reviewer's attention: the essays on the modernist project in creating the National Folklore Collection fascinate, and Margaret O'Neill offers tremendous insight into Anne Enright's postmodern work utilizing a psychoanalytic lens, particularly regarding the funeral tradition of keening. - Choice, July 2015, Vol. 51, No.11 [Subject: Irish Studies, Literary Criticism, Folklore]
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              ISBN 9780716532637
              Released NZ 31 Oct 2014
              Publisher Irish Academic Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Short Stories

              Short Stories (Paperback)

              By Pearse, Patrick; Translated by Campbell, Joseph; Edited by Markey, Anne

              Contains stories that provide a sympathetic portrayal of life in Connemara.

              ISBN 9781906359201
              Released NZ 18 Feb 2009
              Publisher University College Dublin Pres
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Classics of Irish History
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              Oscar Wilde's Fairy Tales: Origins and Contexts
               

              Oscar Wilde's Fairy Tales: Origins and Contexts (Paperback)

              By Markey, Anne

              This book offers an innovative revaluation of Wilde's two collections of fairy tales, The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888) and A House of Pomegranates (1891). Providing a comprehensive account of Wilde's familiarity with Irish folklore, this study challenges the prevailing con...sensus that the stories draw heavily on such material. By emphasising Wilde's own stated views on the subject - and so contesting the assumption that he simply shared the well-documented interests of his parents, Sir William Wilde and Lady Jane Wilde ('Speranza') - Oscar Wilde's Fairy Tales relocates the stories within a variety of literary, cultural and narrative traditions, both Irish and European. Acknowledging Wilde's often ambivalent and ambiguous statements about his Irish national identity, Anne Markey offers a more nuanced understanding of the importance of Ireland to Wilde's art. Her detailed readings of the fairy tales show that despite the stories' continuing appeal to children, Wilde intended his fairy tales for a predominantly adult audience.
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              ISBN 9780716532798
              Released NZ 10 Nov 2014
              Publisher Irish Academic Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Vertue Rewarded; or, the Irish Princess (anon)

              Vertue Rewarded; or, the Irish Princess (anon) (Hardback)

              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...iam III. Remarkably, the principal narrative concerning the young Irishwoman Marinda and the foreign Prince of S_______g, is interwoven with interpolated tales, including that of the Irish princess Cluaneesha, set in pre-Norman Ireland, and of the south American Indian Faniaca, whose story begins in Peru during the Spanish conquest of the Incas. Grounding its romance narrative in a detailed Irish setting, Vertue Rewarded draws American material from Royal Commentaries (1688), a translation by the diplomat and scholar, Sir Paul Rycaut, recently Chief Secretary for Ireland, of the Inca Garcilaso de la Vega's account of native resistance to Spanish imperialism. This edition presents an original-spelling text, with
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              ISBN 9781846822131
              Released NZ 24 Mar 2010
              Publisher Four Courts Press Ltd
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              Irish Tales by Sarah Butler

              Irish Tales by Sarah Butler (Paperback)

              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...s Dooneflaith and Prince Murchoe, son of the high-king himself, is played out against a backdrop of efforts to unite the people of Ireland in resistance to the Danish tyrant Turgesius. Remarkably, Sarah Butler draws her historical materials from one of the best-known Irish-language accounts of the Irish past, Geoffrey Keating's Foras Feasa (written c.1634), a major work of history that had not yet appeared in print, but which circulated in elite literary circles in Irish and English-language manuscripts. Irish Tales, then, stands at the nexus of Irish-language manuscript culture and English-language print culture in its exploration of the conflicting claims of the public and private spheres in contemporary life
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              ISBN 9781846822179
              Released NZ 24 Mar 2010
              Publisher Four Courts Press Ltd
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              Children's Fiction, 1765-1808

              Children's Fiction, 1765-1808 (Paperback)

              Edited by Markey, Anne

              Substantial critical attention has been paid in recent years to the ways in which English-language childrens fiction of the long 18th century reflected diverse adult anxieties and social concerns. Very little investigation, however, has been undertaken into the Irish dimensions o...f this topic. In order to encourage and facilitate further research into Irish childrens fiction of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the present volume offers a selection of stories encountered by young readers, written by Irish authors and published between 1765 and 1808. The first is a short novel by John Carey (17561829), Learning better than House and Land (1808). This is followed by Stories of Old Daniel; or, Tales of Wonderand Delight (1808), a collection of moral tales by Lady Mount Cashell (17721835). Next comes an original fable, The three little fishes by Henry Brooke (170383), which first appeared in The Fool of Quality; or, The History of Henry, Earl of Moreland (176570). Two later ve
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              ISBN 9781846822889
              Released NZ 30 May 2011
              Publisher Four Courts Press Ltd
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