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HIST 4275 Politics and Literature in Eighteenth-Nineteenth Century Ireland (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This course will examine the relationship between literature and politics in eighteenth and nineteenth century Ireland. Major works of Irish literature of the period will be considered in the light of their social and political origins, their subsequent effect on political conceptualization and action, and their place in the development of the Irish literary tradition. Among the writers to be considered are Swift, Merriman, Maria Edgeworth, William Carlton, Charles Kickham.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Robert Savage

Prerequisites: History Core.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17