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ENGL 381 - Irish Literature I

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: ENGL 203 and ENGL 223
The course is a survey of earlier Irish literature in translation from the Gaelic and in English. It includes selections from the epic poem, Tain Bo Cuailnge; Gaelic lyric poetry (600-1800 A.D.); the pioneering fiction of Maria Edgeworth and William Carleton; and the poetry of the 19th-century balladeers, Thomas Moore, Thomas Davis, James Clarence Managan and Sir Samuel Ferguson; the accomplishments of the Irish literary revival of 1890-1920; fiction by Daniel Corkery, George Moore, Seamus O’Kelly and James Joyce; poetry and plays by William Butler Yeats; and plays by John M. Synge.