'The Tottering, Fluttering, Palpitating Mass': Power and Hunger in Nineteenth-Century Literary Responses to the Great Famine

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/600724
Title:
'The Tottering, Fluttering, Palpitating Mass': Power and Hunger in Nineteenth-Century Literary Responses to the Great Famine
Authors:
Fegan, Melissa ( 0000-0002-6015-6686 )
Abstract:
This chapter examines representations of power and powerlessness in nineteenth-century literary responses to the Great Famine, arguing that many of these - largely middle-class authors - transcend the values and prejudices of their class in the attempt to engage honestly and imaginatively with the sufferings of Famine victims.
Affiliation:
University of Chester
Citation:
Fegan, M. (2016). ‘The Tottering, Fluttering, Palpitating Mass': Power and Hunger in Nineteenth-Century Literary Responses to the Great Famine. In E. Delaney & B. Mac Suibhne (Eds.), Ireland’s Great Famine and Popular Politics (pp. 34-58). London, United Kingdom: Routledge.
Publisher:
Routledge
Publication Date:
24-Dec-2015
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/600724
Additional Links:
https://www.routledge.com/products/9780415836302
Type:
Book chapter
Language:
en
ISBN:
9780415836302; 9781315879550
Appears in Collections:
English

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorFegan, Melissaen
dc.date.accessioned2016-03-07T14:41:05Zen
dc.date.available2016-03-07T14:41:05Zen
dc.date.issued2015-12-24en
dc.identifier.citationFegan, M. (2016). ‘The Tottering, Fluttering, Palpitating Mass': Power and Hunger in Nineteenth-Century Literary Responses to the Great Famine. In E. Delaney & B. Mac Suibhne (Eds.), Ireland’s Great Famine and Popular Politics (pp. 34-58). London, United Kingdom: Routledge.en
dc.identifier.isbn9780415836302en
dc.identifier.isbn9781315879550en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10034/600724en
dc.description.abstractThis chapter examines representations of power and powerlessness in nineteenth-century literary responses to the Great Famine, arguing that many of these - largely middle-class authors - transcend the values and prejudices of their class in the attempt to engage honestly and imaginatively with the sufferings of Famine victims.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherRoutledgeen
dc.relation.urlhttps://www.routledge.com/products/9780415836302en
dc.subjectFamineen
dc.subjectIrish literatureen
dc.title'The Tottering, Fluttering, Palpitating Mass': Power and Hunger in Nineteenth-Century Literary Responses to the Great Famineen
dc.typeBook chapteren
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Chesteren
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