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The Irish Classical Self : poets and poor scholars in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Author/Creator:
O'Higgins, Laurie, author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Series:
Classical presences.
Classical Presences
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (330 pages) : illustrations.
Subjects:
Ireland -- Civilization -- 18th century.
Ireland -- Civilization -- 19th century.
Ireland -- Intellectual life.
Education -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century.
Education -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
'The Irish Classical Self' considers the role of classical languages and learning in the construction of cultural identities in eighteenth and nineteenth century Ireland. Focusing in particular on the 'lower ranks' of society, it explores this unusual phenomenon through analysis of contemporary writings and records of classical hedge schools.
Notes:
This edition previously issued in print: 2017.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-19-182129-2
0-19-107981-2
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