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In Modernism and the Celtic Revival, Gregory Castle examines the impact of anthropology on the work of Irish Revivalists such as W. B. Yeats, John M. Synge and James Joyce. Castle argues that anthropology enabled Irish Revivalists to confront and combat British imperialism. Castle shows how Irish Modernists employed textual and rhetorical strategies first developed in anthropology to translate, reassemble, and edit oral and folk-cultural material. Drawing on a wide range of postcolonial theory, this book should be of interest to scholars in Irish studies, postcolonial studies, and Modernism.
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"The volume is weell documented and conyains a useful bibliography and index." CHOICE Dec 2001See more reviews
"Castle...provides an excellent overview of the last quarter-century's work on the Irish Revival..." English Literature in Transition 1880-1920
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- Date Published: May 2001
- format: Hardback
- isbn: 9780521793193
- length: 322 pages
- dimensions: 229 x 152 x 22 mm
- weight: 0.64kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
List of abbreviations
1. The Celtic muse: anthropology, modernism and the Celtic Revival
2. 'Fair equivalents': Yeats, Revivalism and the redemption of culture
3. 'Synge-On-Aran': The Aran Islands and the subject of Revivalist ethnography
4. Staging ethnography: Synge's The Playboy of the Western World
5. 'A renegade in the ranks': Joyce's critique of Revivalism in the early fiction
6. Joyce's modernism: anthropological fictions in Ulysses
Conclusion. After the Revival: 'Not even Main Street is safe'
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