Irish Writing 1890-1945

Trinity College Dublin

Course Description

This course introduces students to key concerns in Irish writing from the early years of the Literary Revival to the end of the Second World War. The course covers literature in a variety of forms (poetry, drama, novels and short fiction), and engages with a range of concerns, including nationalism, the politics of representation, and class, religious and gender identification. Writers on the course include W.B. Yeats, George Bernard Shaw, J.M. Synge, James Joyce, Sean O?Casey, Elizabeth Bowen, Patrick Kavanagh and Kate O?Brien.

  • Course Name

    Irish Writing 1890-1945

  • Sessions Available

  • Host University

    Trinity College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Celtic Studies, English, Literature, Poetry

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

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