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Published: 18 June 2015

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780198739159

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Remembering the Revolution

Dissent, Culture, and Nationalism in the Irish Free State

Frances Flanagan

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • A new study of Irish nationalist intellectuals who wrote critically about the Irish revolution
  • Offers a rich, intimate perspective on four important, but largely neglected Irish writers: Eimar O'Duffy, P. S. O'Hegarty, George Russell, and Desmond Ryan
  • Integrates nationalist debates in Ireland with international arguments about secularism, Western civilisation, warfare, and social and cultural degeneration
  • Illuminates and redefines the revisionist/counter-revisionist schism in Irish history
  • Provides a new context for understanding influential Irish writers of the period, including W.B. Yeats, Sean O'Casey, Sean O'Faolain, and Frank O'Connor