EN3604 Week 2: The West's Awake: Language and Location

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Week 2 slides for students taking the EN3604 Module at Brunel University.

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EN3604 Week 2: The West's Awake: Language and Location

  1. 1. Writing Ireland Week 2: “The West’s Awake”: Language and Location
  2. 2.  Urban /rural East/West English/Irish Internal/External Identity Memory Place Names
  3. 3. TranslationsBackground Information
  4. 4. Hedge Schools Penal Laws Language/Religion Advent of National Schools For more see: P. J. Dowling, The Hedge Schools of Ireland (1998)
  5. 5. National Schools For more see: James Johnston Auchmuty, Irish Education: A Historical Survey (Hodges Figgis & Co.: Dublin, 1937)
  6. 6. OS Geographicalsurvey/militaryscouting operation? Sharing scientific resources/exerting control? Listing and standardising/re-naming and re-claiming? “Anglicising”/eradicating?
  7. 7. Daniel O’Connell “The Liberator Hedge S Born: August 6, 1775, County Kerry Died: May 15, 1847, Genoa
  8. 8. The Irish Language/Gaeilge
  9. 9. “The Dead”Background Information
  10. 10. Key themes Death/Life, the living/the dead Paralysis/Movement Inside/Outside, Cold/Warmth Coldness/Passion Past/Present Town/Country Ireland/Europe Irish/ English Narrative/ Narrators
  11. 11. Next Week“To remember everything is a form of madness”:Memory and TraditionNí Dhuibhne, Éilís. The Dancers Dancing (Belfast: Blackstaff, 2007)Kelly J.S. McGovern "No Right to Be a Child": Irish Girlhood andQueer Time in Éilís Ní Dhuibhnes The Dancers Dancing Éire-Ireland, Volume 44:1&2, Earrach/Samhradh / Spring/Summer2009, pp. 242-264http://tinyurl.com/3kppemo

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