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Published: 03 August 2017

314 Pages | 10 illustrations


ISBN: 9780198791591

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Inventing the Myth

Political Passions and the Ulster Protestant Imagination

Connal Parr

  • A lively and timely volume that explores the history and politics of Ulster Protestants
  • Draws on over sixty interviews with politicians and cultural figures
  • Focuses on the work of ten writers: St. John Ervine, Thomas Carnduff, John Hewitt, Sam Thompson, Stewart Parker, Graham Reid, Ron Hutchinson, Marie Jones, Christina Reid, and Gary Mitchell
  • Engages with contemporary and pertinent political issues
  • Features unpublished and never-before seen archival scripts and materials
  • Clearly-written and avoids political or literary jargon