Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2016

280 Pages | 6 black & white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719097584

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Irish women's writing, 1878-1922

Advancing the cause of liberty

First Edition

Anna Pilz and Whitney Standlee

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Brings together new and original work by leading scholars in the field of Irish literature
  • Interrogates Irish women writers' engagement with and response to politics at a point of historic changes in the rights of Irish women
  • Based on new archival resources, especially bibliographic source materials, it shines new light on the writers and texts discussed
  • Challenges preconceived notions about the extent of women's contribution to public discourses
  • Breaks new ground by offering an alternative and more inclusive definition of the term 'politics'
  • 6 black & white illustrations
  • Now available in paperback

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