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Holmes, Sherlock

Camilla Ulleland Hoel

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Sherlock Holmes Introduction Sherlock Holmes is possibly the most immediately recognizable character in all of fiction. This is perhaps due to...

Hopkins, Gerard Manley

Emily Merriman

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Gerard Manley HopkinsIntroductionDespite his relatively few poems, almost none published while he was alive, Gerard M. Hopkins (b. 1844–d. 1889) is a ...

Hurd, Richard

Andreas Mueller, Lucy Cooper

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Richard HurdIntroductionRichard Hurd (b. 1720–d. 1808) was a prominent 18th-century Anglican clergyman and influential literary scholar. Hurd’s most p...

Ireland and Memory Studies

Oona Frawley

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Ireland and Memory StudiesIntroductionBecause Irish memory studies takes shape in the context of the international field of memory studies, it cannot ...

Irish Crime Fiction

Brian Cliff

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Irish Crime FictionIntroductionIrish crime fiction is still an emerging field of study. Much of the scholarship concerns Northern Ireland, though that...

Irish Famine, Writing of the

Marguérite Corporaal

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Writing of the Irish Famine Introduction The commemoration in the mid-1990s of Ireland’s Great Irish Famine (also called the Great Hunger) (18...

Irish Gothic Tradition

Jarlath Killeen

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Irish Gothic TraditionIntroduction“The Irish Gothic” or “Irish gothic”? Choice of term here is important, as critical discussion of the appearance of ...

Irish Life Writing

Muireann Leech

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Irish Life WritingIntroductionAlthough the term life writing could encompass autobiographies, biographies, hagiographies, memoirs, diaries, journals, ...

Irish Modernism

Lauren Arrington

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2012-09-20

Irish Modernism Introduction Irish modernism is an emerging field in literary studies. Historically, scholars have had a critical reticence to...

Irish Poetry of the First World War

Gerald Dawe

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

Irish Poetry of the First World WarIntroductionIn his poem “On Being Asked for a War Poem” (1915), the Nobel laureate W. B. Yeats (b. 1865–d. 1939) ex...

Irish Short Story, The

Heather Ingman

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

The Irish Short StoryIntroductionThe modernity of the short story as a form is complicated in Ireland by the long-perceived relationship with the trad...

Irish Travel Writing

Raphaël Ingelbien

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Irish Travel WritingIntroduction“Irish travel writing” refers here to travel accounts emanating from Ireland, rather than produced by foreign traveler...

Johnson, B. S.

Julia Jordan

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

B. S. Johnson Introduction B. S. Johnson (b 1933–d. 1973) is an increasingly significant figure in the ongoing reassessment of the British lit...

Johnson, Samuel

Jack Lynch

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2012-09-20

Samuel Johnson Introduction Critics and historians have been fascinated by Samuel Johnson almost since he arrived in London in 1738. He was th...

Jones, David

Thomas R. Dilworth

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2012-09-20

David JonesIntroductionA Londoner of English and Welsh parentage, the visual artist and poet David Jones is one of the great modernists. His first pub...

Jonson, Ben

Brandon Schneeberger

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Ben JonsonIntroductionPerhaps eclipsing even his friend and contemporary William Shakespeare in popularity, Ben Jonson was one of the most popular and...

Joyce, James

Liam Lanigan

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

James JoyceIntroductionJames Augustine Aloysius Joyce (b. 1882–d. 1941) was a novelist, short story writer, playwright, and poet. He is one of the pre...

Keats, John

Rachel Falconer, Philip Lindholm

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

John Keats Introduction John Keats (b. 1795–d. 1821), a major British Romantic poet, produced his greatest works within an extraordinarily con...

Kelman, James

Scott Hames

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

James KelmanIntroductionJames Kelman (b. 1946) is the leading Scottish writer of the post-1960s period and widely known for championing the artistic v...

Kempe, Margery

Diane Watt

Subject: British and Irish Literature »

Date Added: 2012-09-20

Margery KempeIntroductionMargery Kempe was a late medieval English visionary and is, arguably, the author of the first autobiography known to have bee...

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