Seamus Deane, A Short History of Irish Literature (Hutchinson 1986; Notre Dame UP 1986)

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    Bibliographies [12 titles]
  • R. I. Best, Bibliography of Irish Philology and of Printed Irish Literature (Dublin 1913)
  • R. I. Best, Bibliography of Irish Philology and Manuscript Literature: Publications 1913-1941 (Dublin 1942)
  • R. Baumgarten, Bibliography of Irish Linguistics and Literature, 1942-71 (Dublin 1980)
  • S. J. Brown, Ireland in Fiction: a guide to Irish novels tales romances and folklore (2nd edn 1919; rep. Shannon 1969)
  • S. J. Brown, A Guide to Books on Ireland (Dublin 1912)
  • A. Eager, A Guide to Irish Bibliographical Material (London 1964)
  • R. Finneran, Anglo-lrish Literature: A Review of Research (New York 1976)
  • R. J . Hayes, Manuscript Sources for the history of Irish Civilisation,11 vols. (Boston 1965)
  • R. J. Hayes, Sources for the History of Irish Civilisation: Articles in Irish Periodicals, 9 vols., (Boston 1970)
  • M. Harmon, Select Bibliography for the study of Anglo-lrish Literature and its backgrounds (Dublin 1977)
  • E. H. Mikhail, A Bibliography of Modern Irish Drama 1899-1970 (London 1972)
  • B. McKenna, Irish Literature, 1800-1875: A Guide to Information Sources (Detroit 1978)
    General works: literary histories, surveys, collections of essays [72 titles]
  • R. K. Alspach, Anglo-lrish Poetry from the English Invasion to 1798 (Philadelphia 1943; 2nd rev. edn., 1960)
  • J. C. Beckett, The Anglo-lrish Tradition (London, 1976)
  • S. H. Bell, The Theatre in Ulster: a survey of the dramatic movement in Ulster from 1902 to the present day (Dublin 1972)
  • E. A. Boyd, Ireland’s Literary Renaissance (Dublin 1916; rev. edn, 1922; Dublin 1969)
  • M. Brown, The Politics of Irish Literature: from Thomas Davis to W. B. Yeats (Seattle and London 1972)
  • T. Brown, Ireland: A Social and Cultural History 1922-79 (London 1981)
  • T. Brown, Northern Voices: Poets from Ulster (Dublin 1975)
  • A. de Blacam, Gaelic Literature Surveyed (Dublin 1929; rev. edn New York 1974)
  • A. Bliss, Spoken English in Ireland 1600-1740 (Dublin 1979)
  • J. Cahalan, Great Hatred, Little Room: The Irish Historical Novel (New York 1984)
  • J. Carney ed., Early Irish Poetry (Cork 1954)
  • A. Carpenter ed., Place, Personality and the Irish Writer (Gerrards Cross and New York 1977)
  • W. S. Clark, The Early Irish Stage: The Beginnings to 1720 (Oxford 1955)
  • P. Connolly ed., Literature and the Changing Ireland (London and New Jersey 1982)
  • D. Corkery, The Hidden Ireland: A Study of Gaelic Munster in the Eighteenth Century (Cork 1924; Dublin 1967)
  • D. Corkery, Synge and Anglo-lrish Literature (Cork 1931)
  • P. Costello, The Heart Grown Brutal: The Irish Revolution in Literature from Parnell to the death of Yeats, 1891-1939 (Dublin and New Jersey 1978)
  • A. Cronin, Heritage Now: Irish Literature in the English Language (Dingle 1982)
  • J. Cronin, The Anglo-lrish Novel; the Nineteenth Century (Belfast 1980)
  • G. Dawe and E. Longley (eds.), Across A Roaring Hill; the Protestant Imagination in Modern Ireland (Belfast 1985)
  • S. Deane, Celtic Revivals: Essays in Modern Irish Literature, 1880-1980 (London 1985)
  • M. Dillon ed., Early Irish Society (Cork 1954)
  • D. C. Duggan, The Stage Irishman: a history of the Irish play and stage characters from earliest times (Dublin 1937)
  • D. Dunn ed., Two Decades of Irish Writing (Cheadle Hulme 1975)
  • U. Ellis-Fermor, The Irish Dramatic Movement (London 1939; rev. ed.1954)
  • R. Fallis, The Irish Renaissance: An Introduction to Anglo-lrish Literature (Syracuse 1977; Dublin 1978)
  • T. Flanagan, The Irish Novelists, 1800-1850 (New York 1959)
  • R. Flower, The Irish Tradition (Oxford 1947)
  • J. W. Foster, Forces and Themes in Ulster Fiction (Dublin 1974)
  • A. Gregory, Our Irish Theatre (New York and London 1914; enlarged e Gerrards Cross 1973)
  • S. Gwynn, Irish Literature and Drama (New York 1936)
  • R. Hogan, After the Renaissance: a critical history of Irish Drama since s Th
  • Plough and the Stars’ (Minneapolis 1967; London 1968) e
  • R. Hogan ed., Dictionary of Irish Literature (Connecticut 1979; DUblin
  • R. Hogan ed., Modern Irish Drama, 4 vols., (Dublin 1975-9)
  • H. Howarth, The Irish Writers, 1880-1940 (London 1958)
  • H. Hunt, TheAbbey, Ireland’s National Theatre,1904-1979 (Dublin 1979
  • D. Hyde, A Literary History of Ireland (London 1899; rev. edn Londo
  • A. N. Jeffares, Anglo-lrish Literature (London 1982)
  • D. Johnston, Irish Poetry After Joyce (Notre Dame and Dublin 1985)
  • R. M. Kain, Dublin In The Age of William Butler Yeats and James Joyce (Oklahoma 1962; Newton Abbot, 1972)
  • R. Kearney ed., TheIrish Mind: ExploringIntellectual Traditions (Dublin
  • H. Kenner, A Colder Eye: The Modern Irish Writers (New York 1983)
  • B. Kiely, Modern Irish Fiction: A Critique (Dublin 1950)
  • R. Loftus, Nationalism in Modern Irish Poetry (Madison 1969)
  • F. S. L. Lyons, Culture and Anarchy in Ireland 1890-1939 (Oxford 1979)
  • P. MacCana, Celtic Mythology (London 1970)
  • W. J. McCormack, Ascendancy and Tradition in Anglo-lrish Literary History from 1789 to 1939 (Oxford 1985)
  • R. McHugh and M. Harmon, Anglo-lrish Literature (Dublin 1982)
  • S. MacReamoinn ed., The Pleasures of Gaelic Poetry (London 1981)
  • A. E. Malone, The Irish Drama 1896-1928 (London 1929)
  • A. Martin, Anglo-lrish Literature (Dublin 1980)
  • A. Martin ed., The Genius of Irish Prose (Cork and Dublin 1984)
  • D. E. S. Maxwell, Modern Irish Drama 1891-1980 (Cambridge 1985)
  • V. Mercier, The Irish Comic Tradition (Oxford 1962)
  • C. C. O’Brien ed., The Shaping of Modern Ireland (London 1960)
  • U. O’Connor, Celtic Dawn: A Portrait of the Irish Literary Renaissance (London 1984)
  • B. Ó Cuiv, Literary Creation and Irish Historical Tradition London 1964) B. O. Cuiv ed., Seven Centuries of Irish Learning, 1000-1700 (Dublin 1961)
  • T. O’Raifeartaigh ed., The Royal Irish Academy: a bicentennial history, 1785-1985 (Dublin 1985)
  • T. Paulin, Ireland and the English Crisis (Newcastle upon Tyne 1984)
  • R. Porter and J. D. Brophy (eds.), Modern Irish Literature: Essays in honour of William York Tindall (New York 1972)
  • P. Rafroidi, Irish Literature in English: The Romantic Period, 2 vols. (Gerrards Cross 1980)
  • P. Rafroidi and M. Harmon (eds.), The Irish Novel in Our Time (Lille 1976)
  • P. Rafroidi and T. Brown, The Irish Short Story (Gerrards Cross 1979)
  • L. Robinson, Ireland’s Abbey Theatre: A History 1899-1951 (London
  • R. Ronsley ed., Myth and Reality in Irish Literature (Waterloo 1977)
  • R. Welch, Irish Poetry from Moore to Yeats (Gerrards Cross 1980)
  • K. Worth, The Irish Drama of Europe from Yeats to Beckett (New Jersey
  • 1978)
    Anthologies [39 titles]
  • Anon., The Spirit of the Nation: Ballads and Songs by the writers of the Nation with Original and Ancient Music (Dublin 1845; 2nd enl. edn. Dublin and London 1882)
  • A. Bradley ed., Contemporary Irish Poetry: An Anthology (Berkeley: California UP 1980)
  • S. A. Brooke and T. W. Rolleston, eds., A Treasury of Irish Poetry in the English Tongue (London 1900)
  • D. Carroll ed., New Poets of Ireland (Denver 1963)
  • G. Dawe ed., The Younger Irish Poets (Belfast 1982)
  • C. Brooke, Reliques of Irish Poetry (London 1789)
  • C. G. Duffy, The Ballad Poetry of Ireland (Dublin 1845)
  • P. Fallon and S. Golden (eds.), Soft Day: A Miscellany of Contemporary Irish Writing (Notre Dame and Dublin 1981)
  • D. A. Garrity (ed.) The Mentor Book of Irish Poetry (New York 1965)
  • D. H. Greene (ed.j, An Anthology of Irish Literature (New York 1954)
  • J. Hardiman ed., Irish Minstrelsy; or, Bardic Remains of Ireland; with English Poetical Translations, 2 vols. (London 1831; rep. New York 1971)
  • M. Harmon ed., Irish Poetry After Yeats (Dublin and Boston 1979)
  • K. Hoagland ed., 1000 Years of Irish Poetry (New York 1947)
  • J. Keefe, trans., Irish Poems: from Cromwell to the Famine; A Miscellany (Lewisburg and London 1977)
  • B. Kennelly ed., The Penguin Book of Irish Verse (Harmondsworth: Penguin 1979)
  • E. Knott, Irish Syllabic Poetry 1200-1600 [2nd edn.] (Dublin 1957)
  • S. Lucy ed., Love Poems of the Irish (Cork 1967)
  • D. MacDonagh and L. Robinson (eds.), The Oxford Book of Irish Verse XVllth Century-XXth Century (Oxford 1958)
  • D. Mahon ed., The Sphere Book of Modern Irish Poetry (London 1972)
  • J. C. Mangan and J. O’Daly, The Poets and Poetry of Munster (Dublin 1849)
  • D. Marcus ed., Irish Poets 1924-1974 (London 1975)
  • V. Mercier and D. Greene (eds.), 1000 Years of Irish Poetry (New York 1953)
  • V. Mercier and D. Greene (eds.), 1000 Years of Irish Prose: The Literary Revival (New York 1952; 1961)
  • J. Montague ed., The Faber Book of Irish Verse (London 1974, 1978); retitled The Book of Irish Verse (New York 1976)
  • J. McCarthy and C. Welsh (eds.), Irish Literature, 10 vols. (Philadelphia 1904)
  • G. Murphy ed., Early Irish Lyrics (Oxford 1956)
  • J. O’Daly (trans. and ed.), Reliques of Irish Jacobite Poetry (Dublin,1844)
  • J. O’Daly (trans. and ed.) Fenian Poems (Dublin 1859; 2nd series, Dublin 1861)
  • T. F. O’Rahilly ed., Danta Gradh (Dublin 1916)
  • T. F. O’Rahilly ed., Measgra Danta: Miscellaneous Irish Poems (Dublin & Cork 1927)
  • F. Ormsby ed., Poets from the North of Ireland (Belfast 1979)
  • S. Ó. Tuama and T. Kinsella, eds., An Duanaire 1600-1900: Poems of the Dispossessed (Dublin 1981)
  • C. A. Read, ed., The Cabinet of lrish Literature, 4 vols. (London,1879-80; rev. and enl. edn. by K. Tynan Hinkson, 3 vols., London 1905)
  • L. Robinson ed., A Golden Treasury of Irish Verse (London 1925)
  • D. Russell ed., The Portable Irish Reader (New York 1946)
  • G. B. Saul ed., The Age of Yeats (New York 1963)
  • G. Sigerson (ed .), Bardsof the Gael and Gall (London 1897; rev. edn 1907)
  • G. Taylor ed., Irish Poets of the Nineteenth Century (London 1951)
  • W. B. Yeats, The Oxford Book of Modern Verse (Oxford 1936)
    Historical background [15 titles]
  • J. C. Beckett, A Short History of Ireland (London 1952)
  • J. C. Beckett, The Making of Modern Ireland 1603-1923 (London 1966)
  • N. Canny, ‘Edmund Spenser and the Development of an Anglo-lrish Identity’, The Yearbook of English Studies 13 (1983), 1-19
  • N. Canny, ‘The Formation of the Irish Mind: Religion, Politics and Gaelic Irish Literature 1580-1750’, Past and Present no. 95 (May 1982), 91-116.
  • M. J. Craig, Dublin 1660-1860 (Dublin 1969)
  • E. Curtis, A History of Ireland (London 1936)
  • B. Inglis, The Story of Ireland (London 1956; 2nd edn 1965)
  • R. Kee, The Green Flag (London 1972)
  • J. Lydon and M. MacCurtain (eds.), The Gill History of Ireland, 10 vols. (Dublin 1972-4)
  • F. S. L. Lyons, Ireland Since the Famine (London 1971; 2nd rev.edn 1973)
  • O. MacDonagh, Ireland (Englewood Cliffs 1968), retitled Ireland: The Union and its Aftermath (London 1977)
  • O. MacDonagh, States of Mind: A Study of Anglo-lrish Confict 1780-1980 (London 1983; 1985)
  • N. Mansergh, The Irish Quesnon 1840-1922 (London 1965; rev. edn 1975)
  • T. W. Moody and F. X. Martin (eds.3, The Course of Irish History (Cork 1967)
  • T. W. Moody, F. X. Martin and F. J. Byrne (eds.), A New History of Ireland, 10 vols. (Oxford, 1978- ), vols. III, Early Modern Ireland (1534-1691), and VIII, A Chronology of Irish History to 1976 have appeared so far [1986].

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