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Kiberd, Declan

Overview
Works: 59 works in 284 publications in 3 languages and 6,720 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Outlines and syllabi  Stream of consciousness fiction  Experimental fiction  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: PR2825.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Declan Kiberd
Inventing Ireland by Declan Kiberd( Book )

39 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just as Ireland has produced many brilliant writers in the past century, so these writers have produced a new Ireland. In a book unprecedented in its scope and approach, Declan Kiberd offers a vivid account of the personalities and texts, English and Irish alike, that reinvented the country after centuries of colonialism. The result is a major literary history of modern Ireland, combining detailed and daring interpretations of literary masterpieces with assessments of the wider role of language, sport, clothing, politics, and philosophy in the Irish revival. Inventing Ireland restores to the Irish past a sense of openness that it once had and that has since been obscured by narrow-gauge nationalists and their polemical revisionist critics. In closing, Kiberd outlines an agenda for Irish studies in the next century and detects the signs of a second renaissance in the work of a new generation of authors and playwrights, from Brian Friel to the younger Dublin writers
Ulysses and us : the art of everyday life in Joyce's masterpiece by Declan Kiberd( Book )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the lessons that modern readers can draw from Joyce's classic work, revealing how "Ulysses" presents a vision of a more tolerant and decent society in which the seemingly banal hero, Leopold Bloom, represents ordinary wisdom that can offer a model for living
Irish classics by Declan Kiberd( Book )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One country, two languages, and a sequence of great artists in every generation. From the Gaelic bards to the Belfast Agreement, Irish writers have drawn equally on two traditions to heal the rifts of their land." "A celebration of the enduring Irish classics, this book by one of their most eloquent and adept readers offers an unusually brilliant and accessible survey of the greatest works since 1600 in Gaelic and English. Together, they have shaped one of the world's most original literary cultures."--Jacket
Men and feminism in modern literature by Declan Kiberd( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synge and the Irish language by Declan Kiberd( Book )

20 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Irish writer and the world by Declan Kiberd( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiberd argues, in this a collection of his work over 25 years, that political conflict between Ireland and England resulted in cultural confluence and that writing in the Irish language was hugely influenced by the English literary tradition. He also covers Anglo-Irish literature, the fate of the Irish language and the Celtic Tiger
Ulysses by James Joyce( Book )

37 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A day in the life of Leopold Bloom, whose odyssey through the streets of turn-of-the-century Dublin leads him through trials that parallel those of Ulysses on his epic journey home
An crann faoi bhláth = The flowering tree : contemporary Irish poetry with verse translations by Declan Kiberd( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and Irish and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by Máirtín Ó Direáin, Seán Ó Ríordáin, Eoghan Ó Tuairisc, Tomás Tóibín, Máire Mhac an tSaoi, Breandán Ó Beacháin (Brendan Behan), Eithne Strong, Seán Ó Tuama, Pearse Hutchinson, Biddy Jenkinson, Muiris Ó Ríordáin, Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh, Art Ó Maolfabhail, Conleth Ellis, Tomás Mac Síomóin, Mícheál Ó hAirtnéide (Michael Hartnett), Caitlín Maude, Pádraig Mac Fhearghusa, Mícheál Ó Siadhail, Aogán Ó Muircheartaigh, Gabriel Rosenstock, Deaglán Collinge, Michael Davitt, Liam Ó Muirthile, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, Áine Ní Ghlinn, Cathal Ó Searcaigh, and Colm Breathnach
Multi-culturalism : the view from the two Irelands by Edna Longley( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two of Ireland's most outspoken critics and cultural commentators, Edna Longley from the North and Declan Kiberd from the South, put forward views on the constrasting directions in which the two societies on the island are moving. Professor Longley asks whether Northerners will increasingly identify with Northern Ireland as a shared point of reference. Will they develop a more flexible sense of their relations with the Republic and a post-devolution Britain? Professor Kiberd asks whether a newly prosperous and confident Republic is genuinely embracing multi-culturalism. Is it moving towards a post-nationalist society which commits its citizens to a truly pluralist vision? What does it mean to be Irish at the turn of the twenty-first century?"--Jacket
Samuel Beckett silence to silence by Samuel Beckett( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Beckett is portrayed through photographs, recitations of his works, and dramatizations of moments of his life
The merchant of Venice by Declan Kiberd( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anglo-Irish attitudes by Declan Kiberd( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities
The Irish short story( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Idir dhá chultúr by Declan Kiberd( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in Irish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern Irish literature : sources and founders by Vivian Mercier( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Modern Irish Literature: Sources and Founders marks the culmination of the lifetime interest of the distinguished scholar Vivian Mercier (1919-89) in the influence of Gaelic literature on modern Irish writing." "Building on the insights developed in his classic The Irish Comic Tradition, in which he traced the continuity of attitudes and subjects of Irish writers from pre-Christian times to the present, Professor Mercier's focus here is on the research of nineteenth-century scholars which gave rise to the revival of Irish literature in English. Separate chapters analysing the work of writers including Bernard Shaw, Yeats, Synge, Joyce, and Beckett build to provide a fresh and timely picture of Irish literary tradition." "Informed by a wealth and diversity of scholarship, and written in a highly accessible style, the book stands as a memorial to the achievement of Vivian Mercier and as an important contribution to the study of Irish literature."--Jacket
The red and the green by Iris Murdoch( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irish family becomes involved in events leading up to the Easter Rebellion
Love of the world : essays by John McGahern( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume brings together all of McGahern's surviving essays, reviews and speeches. In them his canon of great writers - Tolstoy, Chekhov, James, Proust and Joyce - is cited many times, with deep and subtle appreciation
Sub-versions : trans-national readings of modern Irish literature by Ciaran Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Celtic tiger : a cultural history : the Parnell lecture 2002-03 by Declan Kiberd( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Declan Kiberd Irish writer and scholar.

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Languages
English (229)

Irish (6)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Ulysses and us : the art of everyday life in Joyce's masterpieceIrish classicsThe Irish writer and the worldUlyssesMulti-culturalism : the view from the two IrelandsModern Irish literature : sources and foundersThe red and the greenLove of the world : essaysSub-versions : trans-national readings of modern Irish literature