Vol. 1: Craven, Kenneth.

Type: Article

Craven, Kenneth. ‘A Tale of a Tub and the 1697 Dublin Controversy’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 1 (1986), pp 97-110.

This article considers the intellectual atmosphere of late seventeenth-century Ireland as “Modern” methodologies of philosophy swept over Europe. The lapse of the Licensing Act in 1695 had allowed Continue reading Vol. 1: Craven, Kenneth.

Vol. 1: Real, Herman J. and Heinz J. Vienken

Type: Article

Real, Herman J. and Heinz J. Vienken ‘Psychoanalytic Criticism and Swift: the History of a Failure’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 1 (1986), pp 127-141.

Real and Vienken assess the contributions made to Swift scholarship by psychoanalytical critics of the twentieth-century. Psychoanalytic interpretations of Swift’s so called ‘scatological’ poems Continue reading Vol. 1: Real, Herman J. and Heinz J. Vienken

Vol. 1: Benson, C.J.

Type: Notes

Benson, C.J. ‘Anatomizing early printed books in Trinity College, Dublin’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 1 (1986), pp 195-198.

Discusses the library’s method of cataloguing texts printed before 1900, and ways of accessing and using the information contained in the catalogues. Also provides a short history of the library’s Continue reading Vol. 1: Benson, C.J.

Vol. 1: Robinson, Nicholas.

Type: Article

Robinson, Nicholas. ‘Caricature and the Regency Crisis: an Irish perspective’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 1 (1986), pp 157-176.

This article discusses how caricaturists portrayed the two most important Irishmen in the Westminster parliament, Richard Brinsley Sheridan and Edmund Burke, during the Regency Crisis of 1788-89. Robinson gives evidence Continue reading Vol. 1: Robinson, Nicholas.

Vol. 1: O’Brien, Gerard.

Type: Article

O’Brien, Gerard. ‘The Grattan Mystique’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 1 (1986), pp 177-194.

This article investigates the longstanding mystique surrounding the ‘patriot tradition’ of Henry Grattan. O’Brien challenges the view that “Grattan almost single-handedly won the free trade dispute and secured the leadership of the patriots”. O’Brien discusses the Continue reading Vol. 1: O’Brien, Gerard.

Vol. 1: Berman, David.

Type: Notes

Berman, David. ‘Berkeley’s Siris and the ‘Whiskey Patriots’’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 1 (1986), pp 200-203.

In Siris: A Chain of Philosophical Reflexions…Concerning…Tar-water (1744), George Berkeley recommends tar-water as a universal panacea; but the work is also part of the author’s campaign against ‘pernicious’ spirits and ‘Whiskey patriots’. Continue reading Vol. 1: Berman, David.

Vol. 1: Murphy, Sean.

Type: Article

Murphy, Sean. ‘Burke and Lucas: an authorship problem re-examined’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 1 (1986), pp 143-156.

This article argues against biographers of Edmund Burke in their conviction that Burke was hostile to the Anglo-Irish nationalist, Charles Lucas. According to Sean Murphy, Burke’s political opinion of Lucas is Continue reading Vol. 1: Murphy, Sean.

Vol. 1: Cullen, Louis

Type: Article

Cullen, Louis ‘Catholics Under the Penal Laws’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 1 (1986), pp 23-36.

This article considers the impact of the penal laws of eighteenth-century Ireland on Irish catholics. Cullen discusses catholic interest in property and politics, career paths followed by catholics and levels of church organization Continue reading Vol. 1: Cullen, Louis

Vol. 1: Harrison, Frank Llewelyn

Type: Article

Harrison, Frank Llewelyn ‘Music, Poetry and Polity in the age of Swift’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 1 (1986), pp 37-63.

This survey of popular music and poetry in eighteenth-century Ireland discusses a variety of works of Irish, English, Scottish and Italian origin. Harrison considers differences and influences, musical Continue reading Vol. 1: Harrison, Frank Llewelyn

Vol. 1: Poppe, Erich.

Type: Article

Poppe, Erich. ‘Leibniz and Eckhart on the Irish language’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 1 (1986), pp 65-84.

This article discusses the interest of two German comparative linguists, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) and Johann Georg Eckhart (1664-1730) in the Irish language. Eckhart contributed to Irish studies with his partial Continue reading Vol. 1: Poppe, Erich.