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Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland: Vol. 38: Parishes of

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Wilde told Robert Ross that the play's theme was "That we should treat all trivial things in life very seriously, and all serious things of life with a sincere and studied triviality."[37] The theme is hinted at in the play's ironic title, and "earnestness" is repeatedly alluded to in the dialogue, Algernon says in Act II, "one has to be serious about something if one is to have any amusement in life' but goes on to reproach Jack for 'being serious about everything'".[38] Blackmail and corruption had haunted the double lives of Dorian Gray and Sir Robert Chiltern (in An Ideal Husband), but in Earnest the protagonists' duplicity (Algernon's "bunburying" and Worthing's double life as Jack and Ernest) is undertaken for more innocent purposes – largely to avoid unwelcome social obligations.[37] While much theatre of the time tackled serious social and political issues, Earnest is superficially about nothing at all.

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Cradle of the Scots: An Argyll Anthology

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Private enterprise operates in most sectors of the economy. Poetry in the early 20th cent. was typified by the conventional romanticism of such poets as John Masefield, Alfred Noyes, and Walter de la Mare and by the experiments of the imagists, notably Hilda Doolittle (H. The report also discusses the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland and the powerful impact they had on Synge. In that year, the colonies that would become the United States of America 86 years later were: - Massachusetts Bay, including Maine, New Hampshire, and Nova Scotia. (New Hampshire became a separate colony in 1691; Nova Scotia in 1696.) - Carolina (including what became North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia).

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Inventory of Early Chancery Proceedings Concerning Wales

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Water imagery in the work of Virginia Woolf. ‘Is there anything more to be Found?': T. By 1851 this figure had been reduced to 6.5 million. The traditional Irish-speaking areas ( Gaeltacht ) are now less important as a source of authors and themes. Charles I was held at first by Parliament but then by the Army, who removed him (4 June) from Holmby House (Northants) to Hampton Court (24 Aug.). The verse and famous translations from Homer and others.

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The Complete Works of Mary Wollstonecraft (10 Books With

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When he proudly tells the king about European manners, he is surprised at the royal reaction. Hiberno-English (the English language spoken in Ireland) has been a strong influence in the evolution of British and Irish literature, poetry, theater, and education since the end of the nineteenth century. Further, the Irish people (Catholics) were denied an education, the Gaelic language, the Catholic religion, the ownership of land and barred from certain professions. 27.

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The Beggar's Opera

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Gogan when they set out with a baby carriage to hold their loot, but the sound of the big guns again stopped him. There are two major problems with this strategy, however. It is said that a great deal can be learned from Irish tales about the clothing, weapons, houses, and other aspects of the material culture of the Iron Age Celts 1 and that the stories are more valuable for scholars of society than scholars of religion 2.... [tags: Papers] William Butler Yeats - His Treatment of Irish Concerns - Discuss with reference to at least three poems, Yeats' treatment of Irish Concerns Yeats changes his treatment of Irish concerns throughout his life and these changes are reflected in his poetry.

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John Donne: Selected Love Poems (illustrated)

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Lewis is best known for The Chronicles of Narnia, a children’s fantasy series. Both are driving too fast for the conditions and collide on a sharp bend in the road. It is a service of the Council for British Archaeology, run with the support of all major historic environment sector organisations from UK and Ireland. Marseille was one of the Greek colonies founded in this period. Had Irish separatist nationalists shared any such ‘instincts’, likely these would have found expression in their own civil wars after 1919 or more directly in the republican-Blueshirt faction fights of the early 1930s.

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Elizabeth Bowen's Selected Irish Writings

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What the Victorians read to their children. Victorian Studies, v. 48, no. 3, Spring, 2006, 505-517. Clarissa respects the woman’s private reflections and thinks beauty lies in this act of preserving one’s interior life and independence. Initially northern and western England, together with much of Ireland, stood for the king, while the southeast (including London), the Royal Navy, and Scotland fought for Parliament. Irish folk music ranges from lullabies to drinking songs, and many variations and nuances of tempo, rhythm, and tonality are used.

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An Ancient Tale New Told - Volume 1: The Stories of

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Search PQDT — UK & Ireland records concurrently with PQDT to provide your library users with a complete view of English-language dissertations and theses. The Children of Dynmouth (1976) and Fools of Fortune (1983) both won the Whitbread Novel Award, and Felicia's Journey (1994), the story of a young Irish girl who becomes the victim of a sexual sociopath, won both the Whitbread Book of the Year and the Sunday Express Book of the Year awards.

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The Half-Brothers

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For a more complete list of the vocabulary differences between British and American English use this British vs. Thus, the two movements were also defined by their differing emphases: The Catholic groups tended to concentrate on the revival of the native languages and the Anglo-Irish Protestant groups supported a literary revival whose writers wrote in English but who attempted to incorporate Irish dialects and syntax, as well as ancient myths and legends, into their works. Glenarvon’s importance in the Gothic tradition and its influence upon the vampire figure cannot be overestimated.

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Revisiting Robert Tressell's Mugsborough: New Perspectives

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After centuries of large-scale land appropriation and transference from Catholic landowners to Anglo-Irish settlers who often then required high land-rent fees of tenant farmers that tended to keep peasant farmers in poverty, the Irish peasant's obsession with the land is understandable. Ireland of the Welcomes, v.44n.3 (May/June 1995): 21-24. "Declan Bates' Response." (to "A History of Famine" by Conrad Bladey) http://www.infi.net/~cksmith/famine/DeclanBates.html "Purdue researchers genetically engineer blight resistant potato." http://www.infi.net/~cksmith/famine/science.html "The Famine Museum." http://www.infi.net/~cksmith/famine/FamMuseum.html Foster, R.

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