The Resource Israelites in Erin: : exodus, revolution, and the Irish revival, (ebook)

Israelites in Erin: : exodus, revolution, and the Irish revival, (ebook)

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Israelites in Erin: : exodus, revolution, and the Irish revival
Title
Israelites in Erin:
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exodus, revolution, and the Irish revival
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Language
eng
Summary
From the late nineteenth century through the early twentieth century, the story of the Israelites' liberation from bondage in Egypt served as the archetypal narrative for the birth of the Irish nation. Exodus was critical to both colonial and anticolonial conceptions of Ireland and Irishness. Although the Irish-Israelite analogy has been cited often, a thorough exploration has never before been documented. Bender successfully fills this gap with Israelites in Erin. Drawing upon both canonical and little-known texts of the Literary Revival, including works by Joyce, plays by Lady Gregory, and political writings by Charles Stewart Parnell and Patrick Pearse, Bender highlights the centrality of Exodus in Ireland. In doing so, she recuperates the history of a liberation narrative that was occluded by the aesthetic of 1916, when the Christ story replaced Exodus as a model for revolution and liberation. In two concluding chapters, Bender deftly maps Exodus throughout Joyce's Ulysses, revealing how the text plumbs the biblical narrative for its submersed but frank and unsettling story of ambivalent, impure, ironic origins. With extensive research and remarkable insight, Israelites in Erin inaugurates a compelling new critical conversation
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1974-
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Bender, Abby Sara
Dewey number
820.9/9415
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • English literature
  • Jews
  • Exodus, The, in literature
  • National characteristics, Irish
  • Irish literature
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Israelites in Erin: : exodus, revolution, and the Irish revival, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780815653424
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11720168
Specific material designation
remote
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11720168
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MWT11720168
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Israelites in Erin: : exodus, revolution, and the Irish revival, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780815653424
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11720168
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11720168
System control number
MWT11720168
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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