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ENGL 314 01 (21413)  
The Irish Literary Revival
Joseph Cleary
MW 11.35-12.50 LC 210
Spring 2017 
No regular final examination
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required

A broad overview of Irish culture and literature between roughly 1890 and the end of World War II. The efforts of Irish writers to end Ireland's long-standing cultural subordination to England and to create a distinctive and distinguished Irish national literature. Discussion of recent postcolonial, Marxist, and world literature critical approaches to the period. Authors include Oscar Wilde, W. B. Yeats, James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, and Samuel Beckett.