Alice Milligan and the Irish Cultural Revival
This book is the first study to explore the life and work of Alice Milligan (1866-1953). A prolific writer for over six decades, Milligan published her work in a range of genres, including poetry, short stories, novels, travelogues, biography, plays, journalism, letters, and memoirs. From 1891 to the 1940s, she founded a series of cultural, feminist, commemorative, and political organizations that put the north on the map of the Irish Cultural Revival and provided a new resonance to Irish visual culture. The book not only reclaims an unjustly forgotten Irish cultural and political activist during this foundational era in modern Ireland, but also provides new ways of interpreting the Irish Cultural Revival itself.
Publication Date: 1/26/2012