Constructing the "new Irish"eBook - 2006
The stranger, the foreigner and the pilgrim are all familiar figures in literature, philosophy, theology and mythology. This figure - travelling the world in search of refuge and sanctuary - is one which has had a particular resonance for many millions of Irish people in recent centuries. This book is a window on a new aspect of the Irish experience that is the "strainséir" or pilgrim. It is one man's story of exile and renewal in a world where the concepts of home, place and diaspora are all ...
Publisher: Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars Press, 2006
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 95 pages) : illustrations