But the Irish Sea Betwixt Us: Ireland, Colonialism, and Renaissance Literature

Portada
University Press of Kentucky, 1 de gen. 1999 - 227 pàgines
At the rise of the Tudor age, England began to form a national identity. With that sense of self came the beginnings of the colonialist notion of the ""other"""" Ireland, however, proved a most difficult other because it was so closely linked, both culturally and geographically, to England. Ireland's colonial position was especially complex because of the political, religious, and ethnic heritage it shared with England. Andrew Murphy asserts that the Irish were seen not as absolute but as ""proximate"" others. As a result, English writing about Ireland was a problematic process, since standard.
 

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Introduction
1
White Chimpanzees Encountering Ireland
11
Ad Remotissimas Occidentis Insulas Gerald and the Irish
33
They Are All Wandred Much That Plaine Appeares Spenser and the Old English
60
The Remarkablest Story of Ireland Shakespeare and the Irish War
97
The Irish Game Turned Again Jonson and the Union
124
1641 and After
151
Notes
166
Bibliography
201
Index
219
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