This glossary offers an introduction to Irish culture and society and a route-map to further study. Designed specifically with undergraduates in mind, it contains around 400 short and accessible explanations of the key events, figures and concepts in Irish Studies since the pre-modern period.
John Goodby is Lecturer in English at university of Wales, Swansea. He is the authors and editor of several works on Ireland, including Irish Poetry Since 1950: from Stillness into History (2000). Alex Davis is Lecturer in English at University College Cork. He has written widely on English, Irish and American Literature and is author of A Broken Line: Denis Devlin and Irish Poetic Modernism. Andrew Hadfield is Professor of English at the University of Sussex. He has published extensively on Irish history and culture. Eve Patten is Lecturer in English at Trinity College Dublin and has published widely on nineteenth and twentieth century Irish writing.
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Alex Davis, Andrew Hadfield, Eve Patten, John Goodby