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The Islandman: The Hidden Life of Tomas O Crohan
This book concerns Tomas O Crohan of the Blasket Islands and offers a radical reinterpretation of this iconic Irish figure and his place in Gaelic literature. It examines the politics of Irish culture that turned O Crohan into -The Islandman- and harnessed his texts to the national political project, presenting him as an instinctual, natural hero and a naive, almost ...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published December 22nd 2008 by Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften
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