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  • Proximate foreigners : England and its neighbors in the history plays of the 1590s 

    De Young, Erin Marie (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of English, 2014)
    The central claim of this thesis is that the correlation between the rise history play genre in the 1590s, concerns about national identity, and emerging disputes over expansion collided in the political/cultural views of ...
  • Artistic duality in the novels of Anthony Burgess 

    Clarke, Jim (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of English, 2014)
    My research explores the role of the artistic impulse in the novels of English polymath Anthony Burgess. The aim of my thesis is to theoretically hypothesise the consolidation of three first principles - that Burgess posited ...
  • To Arms! : colonial authors and the fiction of invasion 1890-1914 

    Bulfin, Ailise (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of English, 2014)
    In 1909 P. G. Wodehouse penned a comic novella The Swoop! which saw Britain saved from the simultaneous invasion of nine foreign armies by a boy scout named Clarence Chugwater. Wodehouse’s ludicrous plot, which featured ...
  • Political visions : George Russell, 1913-1930 

    Allen, Nicholas George (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of English, 2000)
    George Russell, poet and author, was a contemporary of W. B. Yeats and a figure central to the Irish Literary Revival. My thesis concentrates on his editorship of two journals, the Irish Homestead and the Irish Statesman, ...
  • Europe is the greatest thing in North America : Delmore Schwartz's 'International Consciousness' 

    Runchman, Alexander Herbert (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of English, 2012)
    My introduction considers the way in which Schwartz interprets the American Dream in a seminal essay about Ernest Hemingway, suggesting this as a framework within which to consider Schwartz’s work in general. I then offer ...

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