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Wars of Words : Tony Crowley : 9780199532766

wars of words crowley tony

Challenging received notions, Tony Crowley presents a complex, fascinating, and often surprising history which has suffered greatly in the past from over-simplification. In the meantime, though, this book has given me what feels like a key piece of the puzzle. Its artificial revival has been associated with nationalism and Roman Catholicism, but Crowley shows that this was not always the case, and that at some junctures it was protestantswho supported translating the Bible and preaching in the vernacular. Indeed, War of Words will encourage scholars in all aspects of Irish Studies to recognize the centrality of the language issue to nearly all aspects of Irish culture and politics. Chris Morash, Times Literary Supplement the defining account of a historical formation Introduction: Language acquisition; 1. Furthermore, if he only touches on some of the complex linguistic challenges that now face Ireland north and south, he has at the very least raised profoundly important questions and provided a context in which they can be thought about and planned for in the hope that future wars over words will be far less bitter and prolonged. It is very full and detailed perhaps too much so for the general reader but is, to my mind, too Hibernocentric if that's a word.

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Wars of words [electronic resource] : the politics of language in Ireland, 1537

wars of words crowley tony

Crowley brings a welcome sensitivity to the complexity of his subject. Language, God, and the struggle for history, 1607-1690 ; 3. Very good in very good dust jacket. The final chapter analyses the way in which contemporary poets have used Gaelic, Hiberno-English, Ulster-English, and Ulster-Scots, as vehicles for the various voices that demand to be heard in the new societies on both sides of the border. I need to read that.

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Reforming the Word and the words of the Irish, 1537

wars of words crowley tony

Eighteenth Century Life, November, 1996, Nicholas Hudson, review of Language in History: Theories and Texts, p. The major issues that have both united and divided Ireland are considered with regard to language, including ethnicity, cultural identity, religion, sovereignty, propriety, purity, memory, and authenticity. The varying practices of colonial enforcement are examined, ranging from Henry's gradualist reformism to the extreme measures enacted during Elizabeth's reign and that of James. Using a radical re-reading of Saussure and Bahktin, he demonstrates, in four case studies, the ways in which language has been used to construct social and cultural identity in Britain and Ireland. Language and revolution, 1876-1922 ; 6.

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Reforming the Word and the words of the Irish, 1537

wars of words crowley tony

I need to read that. Michael J Durkan Prize Review a first-rate piece of scholarship that deserves to be read by any student of Ireland and her history. Keywords: , , , , , , , Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. I would have liked his comments on why Welsh survived, within two hundred miles of London, so much more vigorously and naturally than Irish or Scottish Gaelic. Introduction: Language acquisition ; 1. Language in History represents a major contribution to the field, and an essential text for anyone interested in language, discourse and communication.

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Of Words: The Politics Of Language In Ireland 1537

wars of words crowley tony

Challenging received notions, Tony Crowley presents a complex, fascinating, and often surprising history which has suffered greatly in the past from over-simplification. Chris Morash, Times Literary Supplement Crowley's War of Words is a valuable and stimulating book, bringing together an impressive array of primary and secondary sources from more than five centuries in a carefully crafted argument. The major issues that have both united and divided Ireland are considered with regard to language, including ethnicity, cultural identity, religion, sovereignty, propriety, purity, memory, and authenticity. But rather than simply presenting the accepted wisdom on many of the language debates, this book re-visits the material and considers previously little-known evidence in order to offer new insights and to contest earlier accounts. The politics of language on the island of Ireland, 1922-2004 Review from previous edition This book offers a simultaneously sweeping and subtle view into the ways language has been inextricably linked with notions of cultural, political, and personal identity throughout modern Irish history.

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Wars of words [electronic resource] : the politics of language in Ireland, 1537

wars of words crowley tony

Reforming the Word and the words of the Irish, 1537-1607; 2. De Reino Unido a EspaƱa DescripciĆ³n: 2019. Central to the strategy of the colonists was the attempt to subjugate Ireland militarily and culturally, including the conversion of the country to Protestantism. Wars of Words offers a reading of the crucial role language has played in Ireland's political history. Reforming the Word and the words of the Irish, 1537-1607 ; 2.

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Wars of Words, Tony Crowley

wars of words crowley tony

The major issues that have both united and divided Ireland are considered with regard to language, including ethnicity, cultural identity, religion, sovereignty, propriety, purity, memory, and authenticity. In Language in History, Tony Crowley provides the analytical tools for answering such questions. Reforming the Word and the words of the Irish, 1537-1607 ; 2. Indeed, War of Words will encourage scholars in all aspects of Irish Studies to recognize the centrality of the language issue to nearly all aspects of Irish culture and politics. As impressive as the breadth of Crowley's research is the beauty and accessibility of his prose: the book proves enjoyable to the historian or critic as well as the linguist.

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Wars of Words, Tony Crowley

wars of words crowley tony

Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Modern Philology, November, 2007, Alok Yadav, review of Wars of Words, p. The materials range from colonial state papers to the writings of Irish revolutionaries, from the work of Irish priest historians to contemporary loyalist politicians, from Gaelic dictionaries to Ulster-Scots poetry. Elevating dialects of English, such as Ulster Scots, to the supposed dignity of a distinct language is an intriguing endeavor, but the examples given seem to be transcribed phonetically on the assumption that London or Trinity College, Dublin English is normative. Wars of Words offers a reading of the crucial role language has played in Ireland's political history. Education, antiquity, and the beginnings of linguistic nationalism, 1690-1789; 4.

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Wars of Words : Tony Crowley : 9780199532766

wars of words crowley tony

Please, or to access full text content. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter. Wars of Words is the first comprehensive survey of the politics of language in Ireland during the colonial and post-colonial periods. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Consideration is given to the attitudes and stereotypes of the colonizers and the native population as expressed in the English and Gaelic literature of the period.

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Wars of Words

wars of words crowley tony

The final chapter analyses the way in which contemporary poets have used Gaelic, Hiberno-English, Ulster-English, and Ulster-Scots, as vehicles for the various voicesthat demand to be heard in the new societies on both sides of the border. The materials range from colonial state papers to thewritings of Irish revolutionaries, from the work of Irish priest historians to contemporary loyalist politicians, from Gaelic dictionaries to Ulster-Scots poetry. Ranging from Tudor proscription of Irish to contemporary legislation governing the rights of language users in the Republic and Northern Ireland, the book argues for the centrality of an understanding of the role of language in Irish social and political history. Where can I find a book-length treatment of Hebrew's revival into a daily language? Readings in Language, History, and Cultural Identity, p. Imagine something that treated the Celtic languages, both North American languages and Polynesian languages i. The final chapter analyses the way in which contemporary poets have used Gaelic, Hiberno-English, Ulster-English, and Ulster-Scots, as vehicles for the various voices that demand to be heard in the new societies on both sides of the border.

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