The Great Community: Culture and Nationalism in Ireland by David Dwan

By David Dwan

the nice group is a finished reappraisal of cultural nationalism in eire. It lines its origins to the younger eire stream of the 1840s, and strikes directly to learn W. B. Yeats’s preliminary endorsement and next rejection of the group’s ideals.
Cultural nationalism, David Dwan argues, used to be now not a romantic retreat from politics, or just a cultured expression of a hope for nationwide independence: it used to be an bold try and get better an old excellent of citizenship for a contemporary democratic age. Drawing on political inspiration from Aristotle to Edmund Burke, the good neighborhood examines the sights and problems of this enterprise.

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