The Literature of the Irish in Britain

Autobiography and Memoir, 1725–2001

  • Liam Harte

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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About this book


The first critical survey of an unjustly neglected body of literature: the autobiographies and memoirs of writers of Irish birth or background who lived and worked in Britain between 1725 and the present day. It offers a stimulating and provocative introduction to the themes, preoccupations and narrative strategies of a diverse range of writers.


Autorschaft England English literature Great Britain law migration Narrative revolution Scotland Seán O’Casey William Blake William Butler Yeats

Authors and affiliations

  • Liam Harte
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ManchesterUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-52602-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-23401-7
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