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Yeats, Shakespeare, and Irish Cultural Nationalism / Oliver Michael Hennessey.

  • Author

    Hennessey, Oliver.,

  • Date published

    2014

  • Publisher

    Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, [2014].

  • Subject

    Yeats, W. B. (William Butler) 1865-1939 Knowledge Literature.

    Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Influence.

    National characteristics, Irish, in literature

    Nationalism in literature

Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: William Shakespeare in Yeats's Irish Revival Chapter 1: De-Anglicization: Yeats, Victorian Shakespeare, and Cultural Authority Chapter 2: The Birth of a Nation: Shakespeare in the Irish Dramatic Movement Chapter 3: Disappointment, Degeneration, and Despair: Yeats's Late Shakespeare Chapter 4: Yeats's Modern(ish) Shakespeare: Irish Revivalism and Literary Modernism Bibliography Index About the Author