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TITLE : The Literature Of The Irish In Britain Autobiography And Memoir 1725 2001

I was profoundly touched the literature of the irish in britain autobiography and memoir 1725 2001 by liam harte a rich pot pourri of the irish diaspora experience from merry nurses to swashbuckling pickpockets lonely poets to passionate home rule parliamentarians a gemone weekday evening in the mid 1880s a crowd assembled in the surrey rooms on blackfriars road south london one man in attendance was a tall slight dreamy faced young man another a stout clean shaven man of about 33 dressed exquisitelyextra info for the literature of the irish in britain autobiography and memoir 17252001 example text but whereas this feisty migrants tale shows her having the last laugh many of those who followed in her wake appear much less sure footed when menaced by the spectre of intolerance and hostilityget this from a library the literature of the irish in britain autobiography and memoir 1725 2001 liam harte palgrave connect online service this anthology is 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 liam harte recounts in the introduction to this fascinating anthology that his own father like his father before him worked for many seasons in britain as a july barber departing every summer from his native county mayo to work as a migratory harvester in northern england

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