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Even considering recent advances in the development of women's studies as a discipline, women remain underrepresented in the history and historiography of the Great Hunger. The various roles played by women, including as landowners, relief-givers, philanthropists, proselytizers and providers for the family, have received little attention.
The intertext is the effective presence of a text in another one. This relation of co-presence between texts is the subject of the present essay. Colum McCann's work is studied here as a mosaic of references to and quotations from other texts.
The 1916 Irish Rebellion is the companion book to a three-part documentary series to be broadcast worldwide in 2016. Narrated by Liam Neeson, the documentary, entitled "1916 The Irish Rebellion," and its related seventy-minute version are initiatives of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame.
This book examines many little understood aspects of the Irish Landscape from the last Ice Age until now. Historians, archaeologists, biologists and earth scientists each bring their unique take on how the landscape and the life it supports have been crafted by natural and human events.
The English Market was established in 1788 and is famous throughout Ireland and beyond for its cornucopia of produce. While ostensibly a cookery book it also includes details about ingredients, from where the products are sourced and the history of the stalls
Focuses on the Irish landscape. This title includes a rewriting of the contemporary section to take account of the Celtic Tiger, and contains six fresh regional case studies - Tory island Donegal, the Wicklow uplands, Inistiogue County Kilkenny, Aughris County Sligo, Clonfert County Galway and Point Lance in Newfoundland.