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ENGL 7722 Irish Literary Revival (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course will introduce students to one of the most important literary and cultural movements of the 20th century—the Irish Literary Revival. We will study the poetry, prose, and drama of the Revival in their broader contexts, including works by W. B. Yeats, J. M. Synge, Augusta Gregory, and Douglas Hyde. We will also engage the Revival critics, such as James Joyce and G. B. Shaw. In addition, students will learn how to work with the special collections related to the Revival in the Irish archives of the Burns Library.


Instructor(s): Marjorie Howes

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13