The Irish Identity - Independence, History, and Literature

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The Irish Identity
Independence, History, and Literature

2016

The Irish Renaissance--or Irish Revival--that occurred around the turn of the 20th century fused and elevated aesthetic and civic ambitions, fueling a cultural climate of masterful artistic creation and resolute political...

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Marc Conner

In This Series

Roots of Irish Identity - Celts to Monks
Episode 1
Roots of Irish Identity - Celts to Monks
Gaelic Ireland’s Fall - Vikings to Cromwell
Episode 2
Gaelic Ireland’s Fall - Vikings to Cromwell
The Penal Laws and Protestant Ascendancy
Episode 3
The Penal Laws and Protestant Ascendancy
Ireland at the Turn of the 19th Century
Episode 4
Ireland at the Turn of the 19th Century
Daniel O’Connell and the Great Famine
Episode 5
Daniel O’Connell and the Great Famine
The Celtic Revival
Episode 6
The Celtic Revival
Shaw and Wilde - Irish Wit, London Stage
Episode 7
Shaw and Wilde - Irish Wit, London Stage
W. B. Yeats and the Irish Renaissance
Episode 8
W. B. Yeats and the Irish Renaissance
Yeats in the 1890s
Episode 9
Yeats in the 1890s
Lady Gregory - The Woman behind the Revival
Episode 10
Lady Gregory - The Woman behind the Revival
J. M. Synge and the Aran Islands
Episode 11
J. M. Synge and the Aran Islands
James Joyce - Emerging Genius of Dublin
Episode 12
James Joyce - Emerging Genius of Dublin
Joyce’s Dubliners - Anatomy of a City
Episode 13
Joyce’s Dubliners - Anatomy of a City
The Abbey Theatre
Episode 14
The Abbey Theatre
Lady Gregory as the People’s Playwright
Episode 15
Lady Gregory as the People’s Playwright
Early Plays of J. M. Synge
Episode 16
Early Plays of J. M. Synge
Synge’s Playboy of the Western World
Episode 17
Synge’s Playboy of the Western World
The Dublin Lockout and World War I
Episode 18
The Dublin Lockout and World War I
The 1916 Easter Rising
Episode 19
The 1916 Easter Rising
Joyce’s Portrait of the Artist
Episode 20
Joyce’s Portrait of the Artist
Joyce’s Portrait as Modernist Narrative
Episode 21
Joyce’s Portrait as Modernist Narrative
Yeats as the Great 20th-Century Poet
Episode 22
Yeats as the Great 20th-Century Poet
Michael Collins and the War of Independence
Episode 23
Michael Collins and the War of Independence
The Irish Civil War
Episode 24
The Irish Civil War
Ulysses: A Greek Epic in an Irish World
Episode 25
Ulysses: A Greek Epic in an Irish World
Three Episodes from Ulysses
Episode 26
Three Episodes from Ulysses
Molly Bloom - Joyce’s Voice of Love
Episode 27
Molly Bloom - Joyce’s Voice of Love
Sean O’Casey’s Dublin Trilogy
Episode 28
Sean O’Casey’s Dublin Trilogy
Life and Legacy of Lady Gregory
Episode 29
Life and Legacy of Lady Gregory
Yeats - The Tower Poems and Beyond
Episode 30
Yeats - The Tower Poems and Beyond
Blasket Island Storytellers
Episode 31
Blasket Island Storytellers
Finnegans Wake - Joyce’s Final Epic
Episode 32
Finnegans Wake - Joyce’s Final Epic
Patrick Kavanagh - After the Renaissance
Episode 33
Patrick Kavanagh - After the Renaissance
Modern Ireland in Paint and Glass
Episode 34
Modern Ireland in Paint and Glass
De Valera’s Ireland - The 1930s
Episode 35
De Valera’s Ireland - The 1930s
Seamus Heaney’s Poetry of Remembrance
Episode 36
Seamus Heaney’s Poetry of Remembrance