Students will be introduced to major political and social issues in twentieth-century Ireland which provide a context for the literature. The focus then will be on a selection of texts written by Irish writers since the 1890s.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2020.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
- Political, social and cultural developments in twentieth century Ireland - Meaning of terms such as 'Irish', 'Anglo Irish', 'Celtic', 'Gaelic' - Developments in Irish poetry - Yeats to the present - Irish fiction: James Joyce to novels of the early 21st century - The Abbey Theatre and Irish drama - Irish contemporary memoirs
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: January 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.