Irish Womens Writing 1878- 1922
This collection of essays - edited by Anna Pilz & Whitney Standlee - covers an area of literature that has been glaringly overlooked throughout history. In the period between 1978 and 1922, Irish women writers entered the international literary circle in unprecedented numbers. Fed up with their social and political climate, they chose to use their positions and influence to critique and respond to their contemporary politics. The collection exhibits how women from a variety of different backgrounds and leanings used their work to advance both their private and political concerns. With writings from Lady Gregory, Emily Lawless and Rosa Mulholland Irish Women's Writing 1879-1922 offers, detailed historical contextualization, archival research and fresh critical perspectives by internationally renowned scholars including James H Murphy, Margaret Kelleher and Eve Patten.
Who wrote it?
Edited by Anna Pilz & Whitney Standlee
How big is it?
Paperback, 23.5 x 15.5 x 2.5 cm, 260 pages
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