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Irish Studies An Interdisciplinary Course in Irish Civilisation

Bram Stoker on a Romania stamp EN 4345: Nineteenth-Century Irish Writing [10 ECTS]

This module will introduce students to the variety of Irish writing in English throughout the nineteenth century. In addition to recent scholarship on the relevant social and historical contexts, primary readings will include poetry, essays, fiction, and drama by a range of authors from very different social and political backgrounds, such as Maria Edgeworth, Lady Morgan, William Carleton, Thomas Moore, James Clarence Mangan, Lady Wilde, Bram Stoker, Dion Boucicault, Oscar Wilde, and Somerville and Ross. On successful completion of this module, students will be able to analyse the ways in which these texts explored a diverse set of themes and issues, including the development of some key modern genres and contemporary ideas about national character.

Contact: Pat Carty Last updated: Oct 17 2016.