Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2018

296 Pages | 17 color & 23 black and white illustrations

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781786941602

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The Great Irish Famine

Visual and Material Cultures

Edited by Marguérite Corporaal, Oona Frawley, and Emily Mark-FitzGerald

Liverpool University Press

  • This is the first edited collection in Irish Famine Studies which adopts a wholly visual and material culture perspective
  • The diverse media addressed in the book includes illustration, painting, monuments and commemoration, ritual, religious artefacts, drama, cinema, and television
  • This book features new research from many of the leading scholars of the Irish Famine, infused with cutting edge methodological approaches to the study of cultural memory
  • Both Irish and diasporic cultural media are addressed by its diverse contributors, encompassing manifestations of Famine memory in Ireland, the UK, United States, and Canada