Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 August 2013

272 Pages | 2 b/w tables

9 3/4 X 7 1/2 inches

ISBN: 9781846318924

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Reading the Irish Woman

Studies in Cultural Encounters and Exchange, 1714-1960

Gerardine Meaney, Mary O'Dowd, and Bernadette Whelan

Liverpool University Press

  • No comparable book in Irish literary, cultural or historical studies
  • Case study approach facilitates detailed analysis in relation to ideas about women in Ireland over a long period of time
  • Makes a significant contribution to a number of underresearched topics including the history of the book; ideas about women in literature and public discourse; the surprising presence of radical ideas about women's role and status in society present throughout the long period, 1700-1960

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