Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 March 2012

352 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199641567

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The Minority Voice

Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991

Robert Tobin

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • First full-length study of essayist and controversialist Hubert Butler; provides a comprehensive account of a literary and social figure whose importance in twentieth-century Irish culture is increasingly recognised
  • Offers an up-to-date assessment of the condition of twentieth-century Southern Irish Protestantism
  • Integrates historical, literary, and theological analysis
  • Offers an alternative, minority reading of Southern Irish experience in the twentieth century, in contrast to dominant Catholic Nationalist understanding