Becoming Gauchos Ingleses: Diasporic Models in Irish-Argentine Literature

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Maunsel and Company, 2009 - Literary Criticism - 144 pages
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Description:This monograph fills a large gap in the literary and cultural history of the Irish diaspora—The Argentine Republic in the 19th and 20th centuries. Since 200 there has been a growing research interest in the Irish in Latin America and the Caribbean . This work is the only modern research by a skilled scholar on the topic of the literature of the Irish Argentine. The work has ground breaking material on specific authors,their economic and their demographic milieu as well as assessments on Irish allied cultural activities (journalism, politics and music).Contents include: -Introduction -Nineteenth-century Emigration to Argentina -Irish-Argentine Literature -Autobiography: Edward Robbins, John Brabazon and J.Macnie -Fiction: Katherine Nevin and William Bulfin -Becoming Irish – Argentine -Chronology Irish Research Series,No.57 Market: Irish Studies, Irish Literature, Argentine Literature 19th-20th c, Irish in Latin America,Latin American Studies/ literature; Irish-Argentine Literature

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Author of IRLANDES: Private Narratives of the Irish Emigration to Argentina,1844 - 1912; Co-editor,Irish Migration Studies in Latin America. MA,University of Geneva

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