Language and Conquest in Early Modern Ireland: English Renaissance Literature and Elizabethan Imperial Expansion Patricia Palmer

ISBN: 9780521120333

Published: October 1st 2009

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268 pages


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Language and Conquest in Early Modern Ireland: English Renaissance Literature and Elizabethan Imperial Expansion  by  Patricia Palmer

Language and Conquest in Early Modern Ireland: English Renaissance Literature and Elizabethan Imperial Expansion by Patricia Palmer
October 1st 2009 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 268 pages | ISBN: 9780521120333 | 9.39 Mb

The Elizabethan conquest of Ireland sparked off two linguistic events of enduring importance. It initiated the language shift from Irish to English, which constitutes the great drama of Irish cultural history, and it marked the beginnings of EnglishMoreThe Elizabethan conquest of Ireland sparked off two linguistic events of enduring importance.

It initiated the language shift from Irish to English, which constitutes the great drama of Irish cultural history, and it marked the beginnings of English linguistic expansion. In Language and Conquest in Early Modern Ireland, Patricia Palmer explores the part which language played in shaping colonial ideology and English national identity.

The book is an ambitious, comparative study which will interest literary and political historians.



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