Memory Ireland: Volume 1: History and Modernity

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  • Copyright: 2010-12-31
  • Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Contributorsp. ix
Introductionp. xiii
Introduction to Theories of Memory
Memory and Historyp. 3
Toward a Theory of Cultural Memory in an Irish Postcolonial Contextp. 18
Remembrance and Forgetting in Early and Premodern Irish Culture
"the memorye of their noble ancestors": Collective Memory in Early Modern Irelandp. 37
The Harp as a Palimpsest of Cultural Memoryp. 52
Modes of Memory: Remembering and Forgetting the Irish Rebellion of 1798p. 66
Women and the Survival of Archaeological Monuments in Nineteenth-Century Irelandp. 83
Modernity, History, and Memory
Memory, Modernity, and the Sacredp. 101
"In a Landlord's Garden": Synge and Parnellp. 115
Embodying the Memory of War and Civil Warp. 129
De Valera's Historical Memoryp. 142
Coming Clean?: Remembering the Magdalen Laundriesp. 157
Producing Memory: A History of Commemoration and the Abbey Theatrep. 172
Remembering to Forget: Queer Memory and the New Irelandp. 184
9/11, the War on Terror, and the Irish Languagep. 195
Multiculturalization and Irish National Memoryp. 207
Afterword: Language, History, and Memory
The Great Forgettingp. 221
Works Citedp. 231
Indexp. 257
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