© 2011

Ireland and Romanticism

Publics, Nations and Scenes of Cultural Production

  • Editors
  • Jim Kelly

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Jim Kelly
      Pages 1-10
  3. Scenes: The Country and the City

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
  4. Influences from Abroad

  5. The Irish Writer Abroad

  6. Irish Poetry in the Romantic Period

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
  7. Fictions of the Romantic Period

  8. Afterword

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 205-205

About this book


This collection by leading scholars in the field provides a fascinating and ground-breaking introduction to current research in Irish Romantic studies. It proves the international scope and aesthetic appeal of Irish writing in this period, and shows the importance of Ireland to wider currents in Romanticism.


English literature fiction poetry Romanticism

About the authors

STEPHEN BEHRENDT George Holmes Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Nebraska, USA CHARLES BENSON Keeper of Early Printed Books at the Old Library, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland LEITH DAVIS Professor of English at Simon Fraser University, Canada STEPHEN DORNAN Research Fellow at the Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies at the University of Aberdeen, UK SUSAN EGENOLF Lecturer in English at Texas A&M University, USA ANNE MACCARTHY Lecturer in English at the University of Santiago de Compostella, Spain JANE MOORE Reader in English Literature at Cardiff University, UK CHRISTINA MORIN Postdoctoral Fellow at Queen's University, Belfast, UK PROINSIAS Ó DRISCEOIL received his PhD from NUI, Galway, Ireland ADRIAN PATERSON Postdoctoral Fellow at NUI Galway, Ireland JIM SHANAHAN IRCHSS Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of English, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland PATRICK VINCENT Director of the English Department at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland TIMOTHY WEBB Emeritus Professor in the Department of English, University of Bristol, UK

Bibliographic information


'Each essay in this collection is well written and of interest, and there is a clear focus on a discussion of Ireland and Romanticism throughout. The volume will be welcomed by scholars in the field and will make a significant contribution to academic debate on Romanticism in general.'

- James H. Murphy, DePaul University, Chicago, USA