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The Resource The Literature of the Irish in Britain : autobiography and memoir, 1725-2001, Liam Harte, (electronic book)

The Literature of the Irish in Britain : autobiography and memoir, 1725-2001, Liam Harte, (electronic book)

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The Literature of the Irish in Britain : autobiography and memoir, 1725-2001
Title
The Literature of the Irish in Britain
Title remainder
autobiography and memoir, 1725-2001
Statement of responsibility
Liam Harte
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first critical survey of an unjustly neglected body of literature: the autobiographies and memoirs of writers of Irish birth or background who lived and worked in Britain between 1725 and the present day. It offers a stimulating and provocative introduction to the themes, preoccupations and narrative strategies of a diverse range of writers
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
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1964-
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Harte, Liam
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • English literature
  • Irish
  • Irish
  • Authors, Irish
  • Self in literature
  • Ireland
Label
The Literature of the Irish in Britain : autobiography and memoir, 1725-2001, Liam Harte, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in: 2009
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Map -- Introduction: Migration and Autobiographical Authorship -- Editorial Note -- Mary Davys, The Merry Wanderer (1725) -- Laetitia Pilkington, Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington, Wife to the Reverend Mr Matthew Pilkington, Written by Herself (1748) -- John Binns, Recollections of the Life of John Binns: twenty-nine years in Europe and fifty-three in the United States -- (1854) John O'Neil, 'Fifty Years' Experience of an Irish Shoemaker in London' (1869) -- Michael Fagg, Life and Adventures of a Limb of the Law (1836) -- James Dawson Burn, The Autobiography of a Beggar Boy (1855) -- Jane Jowitt, Memoirs of Jane Jowitt, the Poor Poetess, Aged 74 Years, Written by Herself (1844) -- J. E., 'Life of an Irish Tailor, Written by Himself' (1857) -- Robert Crowe, The Reminiscences of Robert Crowe, the Octogenerian Tailor (1902) -- William Hammond, Recollections of William Hammond, A Glasgow Hand-Loom Weaver (1904) -- Ellen O'Neill, Extraordinary Confessions of a Female Pickpocket (1850) -- Owen Peter Mangan, 'Memoir' (1912) -- Justin McCarthy, The Story of an Irishman (1904) -- Jim Blake, Jim Blake's Tour from Clonave to London (1867) -- Frances Power Cobbe, The Life of Frances Power Cobbe by Herself (1894) -- John Denvir, The Life Story of an Old Rebel (1910) -- Tom Barclay, Memoirs and Medleys: The Autobiography of a Bottle-Washer (1934) -- William Butler Yeats, Reveries over Childhood and Youth (1916) -- Joseph Keating, My Struggle for Life (1916) -- James Mullin, The Story of a Toiler's Life (1921) -- Michael MacGowan, The Hard Road to Klondyke (1962) -- Francis Fahy, 'Ireland in London -- Reminiscences' (1921) -- John Sweeney, At Scotland Yard: Being the Experiences during Twenty-Seven Years' Service of John Sweeney (1904) -- Walter Hampson, 'Reminiscences of 'Casey" (1931) -- Maureen Hamish, Adventures of an Irish Girl at Home and Abroad (1906) -- Patrick Gallagher, My Story (1945) -- Annie M. P. Smithson, Myself -- and Others: An Autobiography (1944) -- Elizabeth Bowen, Pictures and Conversations (1975) -- Alice Foley, A Bolton Childhood (1973) -- Bonar Thompson, Hyde Park Orator (1934) -- Patrick MacGill, Children of the Dead End: The Autobiography of a Navvy (1914) -- Jim Phelan, The Name's Phelan: The First Part of the Autobiography of Jim Phelan (1948) -- Patrick McGeown, Heat the Furnace Seven Times More (1967) -- Pat O'Mara, The Autobiography of a Liverpool Irish Slummy (1934) -- Bill Naughton, Saintly Billy: A Catholic Boyhood (1988) -- Margaret McAloren, 'The Wild Freshness of Morning' (1978) -- Robert Collis, The Silver Fleece: An Autobiography (1936) -- Darrell Figgis, A Chronicle of Jails (1917) -- Elizabeth Hamilton, An Irish Childhood (1963) -- Louis MacNeice, The Strings are False: An Unfinished Autobiography (1965) -- Kevin FitzGerald, With O'Leary in the Grave (1986) -- Sean O'Casey, Rose and Crown (1952) -- Rearden Conner, A Plain Tale from the Bogs (1937) -- Michael Stapleton, The Threshold (1958) -- John Neary, Memories of the Long Distance Kiddies (c.1994) Matt McGinn, 'Autobiography' (1987) -- Peter Donnelly, The Yellow Rock (1950) -- J. S. Collis, An Irishman's England (1937) -- Nesca A. Robb, An Ulsterwoman in England, 1924-1941 (1942) -- Mauyen Keane, Hello, Is It All Over? (1984) -- Sean MacStiofain, Memoirs of a Revolutionary (1975) -- Donal Foley, Three Villages: An Autobiography (1977) -- Elaine Crowley, Technical Virgins (1998) -- John B. Keane, Self-Portrait (1964) -- Donall Mac Amhlaigh, An Irish Navvy: The Diary of an Exile (1964) -- Richard Power, Apple on the Treetop (1980) -- John Boyle, Galloway Street: Growing Up Irish in Scotland (2001) -- John Healy, The Grass Arena: An Autobiography (1988) -- George O'Brien, Out of Our Minds (1994) -- Bob Geldof with Paul Vallely, Is That It? (1986) -- John Walsh, The Falling Angels: An Irish Romance (1999) -- William Trevor, 'Blockley, Gloucestershire' (1981) -- Desmond Hogan, 'Catford' (1988) -- List of Primary Works -- Select Bibliography -- Index -- Select Bibliography -- Index
Extent
344 p.
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781403949875
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unknown
Other physical details
map.
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unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
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Requires Adobe Reader
Label
The Literature of the Irish in Britain : autobiography and memoir, 1725-2001, Liam Harte, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Originally published in: 2009
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Map -- Introduction: Migration and Autobiographical Authorship -- Editorial Note -- Mary Davys, The Merry Wanderer (1725) -- Laetitia Pilkington, Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington, Wife to the Reverend Mr Matthew Pilkington, Written by Herself (1748) -- John Binns, Recollections of the Life of John Binns: twenty-nine years in Europe and fifty-three in the United States -- (1854) John O'Neil, 'Fifty Years' Experience of an Irish Shoemaker in London' (1869) -- Michael Fagg, Life and Adventures of a Limb of the Law (1836) -- James Dawson Burn, The Autobiography of a Beggar Boy (1855) -- Jane Jowitt, Memoirs of Jane Jowitt, the Poor Poetess, Aged 74 Years, Written by Herself (1844) -- J. E., 'Life of an Irish Tailor, Written by Himself' (1857) -- Robert Crowe, The Reminiscences of Robert Crowe, the Octogenerian Tailor (1902) -- William Hammond, Recollections of William Hammond, A Glasgow Hand-Loom Weaver (1904) -- Ellen O'Neill, Extraordinary Confessions of a Female Pickpocket (1850) -- Owen Peter Mangan, 'Memoir' (1912) -- Justin McCarthy, The Story of an Irishman (1904) -- Jim Blake, Jim Blake's Tour from Clonave to London (1867) -- Frances Power Cobbe, The Life of Frances Power Cobbe by Herself (1894) -- John Denvir, The Life Story of an Old Rebel (1910) -- Tom Barclay, Memoirs and Medleys: The Autobiography of a Bottle-Washer (1934) -- William Butler Yeats, Reveries over Childhood and Youth (1916) -- Joseph Keating, My Struggle for Life (1916) -- James Mullin, The Story of a Toiler's Life (1921) -- Michael MacGowan, The Hard Road to Klondyke (1962) -- Francis Fahy, 'Ireland in London -- Reminiscences' (1921) -- John Sweeney, At Scotland Yard: Being the Experiences during Twenty-Seven Years' Service of John Sweeney (1904) -- Walter Hampson, 'Reminiscences of 'Casey" (1931) -- Maureen Hamish, Adventures of an Irish Girl at Home and Abroad (1906) -- Patrick Gallagher, My Story (1945) -- Annie M. P. Smithson, Myself -- and Others: An Autobiography (1944) -- Elizabeth Bowen, Pictures and Conversations (1975) -- Alice Foley, A Bolton Childhood (1973) -- Bonar Thompson, Hyde Park Orator (1934) -- Patrick MacGill, Children of the Dead End: The Autobiography of a Navvy (1914) -- Jim Phelan, The Name's Phelan: The First Part of the Autobiography of Jim Phelan (1948) -- Patrick McGeown, Heat the Furnace Seven Times More (1967) -- Pat O'Mara, The Autobiography of a Liverpool Irish Slummy (1934) -- Bill Naughton, Saintly Billy: A Catholic Boyhood (1988) -- Margaret McAloren, 'The Wild Freshness of Morning' (1978) -- Robert Collis, The Silver Fleece: An Autobiography (1936) -- Darrell Figgis, A Chronicle of Jails (1917) -- Elizabeth Hamilton, An Irish Childhood (1963) -- Louis MacNeice, The Strings are False: An Unfinished Autobiography (1965) -- Kevin FitzGerald, With O'Leary in the Grave (1986) -- Sean O'Casey, Rose and Crown (1952) -- Rearden Conner, A Plain Tale from the Bogs (1937) -- Michael Stapleton, The Threshold (1958) -- John Neary, Memories of the Long Distance Kiddies (c.1994) Matt McGinn, 'Autobiography' (1987) -- Peter Donnelly, The Yellow Rock (1950) -- J. S. Collis, An Irishman's England (1937) -- Nesca A. Robb, An Ulsterwoman in England, 1924-1941 (1942) -- Mauyen Keane, Hello, Is It All Over? (1984) -- Sean MacStiofain, Memoirs of a Revolutionary (1975) -- Donal Foley, Three Villages: An Autobiography (1977) -- Elaine Crowley, Technical Virgins (1998) -- John B. Keane, Self-Portrait (1964) -- Donall Mac Amhlaigh, An Irish Navvy: The Diary of an Exile (1964) -- Richard Power, Apple on the Treetop (1980) -- John Boyle, Galloway Street: Growing Up Irish in Scotland (2001) -- John Healy, The Grass Arena: An Autobiography (1988) -- George O'Brien, Out of Our Minds (1994) -- Bob Geldof with Paul Vallely, Is That It? (1986) -- John Walsh, The Falling Angels: An Irish Romance (1999) -- William Trevor, 'Blockley, Gloucestershire' (1981) -- Desmond Hogan, 'Catford' (1988) -- List of Primary Works -- Select Bibliography -- Index -- Select Bibliography -- Index
Extent
344 p.
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781403949875
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
map.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Requires Adobe Reader

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