Classics, Literature, Philosophy, Poetry & Politics

Irish Literature With Creina Mansfield

All CategoriesClassics, Literature, Philosophy, Poetry & Politics

Course synopsis

Ireland has produced a rich seam of writers, some of whom used its unique history as inspiration. Interspersed by a wider survey of some of their achievements, we shall study: 

Term 1 autumn. Please note no class Friday 29th September.

Castle Rackrent: An Hibernian Tale (1800) by Maria Edgeworth. 

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916)  by James Joyce  

The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1955) by Brian Moore 

Term 2 spring

Again we will look at Irish literature (in English) more generally, & study: 

Troubles (1970)  by J.G. Farrell  

Angela’s Ashes (1996) by Frank McCourt  

Nora Webster by (2014) Colm Toibin 

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