Irish Orientalism: A Literary and Intellectual History

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Syracuse University Press, 2008 - 478 עמודים
Centuries before W B Yeats wove Indian, Japanese, and Irish forms together in his poetry and plays, Irish writers found kinship in Asian and West Asian cultures. This book maps the discourse of Irish Orientalism within Ireland's complex colonial heritage.
 

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Origin Legends and Pseudohistories
5
Ogygia Europes Backyard Orient and the Rise of Antiquarianism
58
Allegory and Critique Irish Orientalism in Eighteenth and NineteenthCentury Literature
115
Empire Ireland and India
167
The Oriental and the Celt The Syncretism of the Revival
205
Uniting the Circumference CrossColonialism
215
W B Yeatss Celtic Orient
247
Theosophy and the Nation George Russell AE and James Stephens
290
James Seumas and Jayaram Cousins
324
Was Fu Manchu Celtic? and Other Scrutable Speculations
371
Notes
381
Bibliography
435
Index
459
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Joseph Lennon, assistant professor of English at Manhattan College, has published poetry and essays on literature and culture in a number of journals and anthologies. He is poetry editor of The Recorder, a publication of the American Irish Historical Society.

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