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  • Irish Children's Literature and the Poetics of Memory, 1892-2016 

    LONG, REBECCA ANN (Trinity College Dublin. School of English. Discipline of English, 2019)
    This thesis explores the recurring patterns of Irish mythological narratives that influence literature produced for children in Ireland following the Celtic Revival and into the twenty-first century. It argues that these ...
  • The cultural politics of William Carlos William's poetry 

    O'ROURKE, CIARAN (Trinity College Dublin. School of English. Discipline of English, 2019)
    This thesis offers a political reading of William Carlos Williams's poetry. Grounding its analysis in the work of a range of authors and theorists, as well as his own biography and writings, it approaches Williams's poems ...
  • "This matter of the individual": Nathaniel Hawthorne's Individualism 

    HUSSEY, JAMES THOMAS (Trinity College Dublin. School of English. Discipline of English, 2019)
    This dissertation provides extensive critical engagement with ideas of individualism in the work of Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864). This largely unexplored area presents a major lacuna in Hawthorne Studies, and this project ...
  • The Great Clock Tower: Time and Narrative in the Late Works of W.B. Yeats 

    SCANLON, JAMES (Trinity College Dublin. School of English. Discipline of English, 2018)
    James Scanlon The Great Clock Tower: Time and Narrative in the Late Works of W.B. Yeats This dissertation is a study of time and narrative in the late works of W.B. Yeats. I argue that, in the early twentieth century, the ...
  • More than meets the eye : truth in the eighteenth-century novel 

    Keeley, Vivienne (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of English, 2016)
    In the eighteenth century it was commonly believed that Britain was experiencing a servant crisis. In consequence of the changing nature of the master-servant relationship which was shifting from a patriarchal style to ...

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