About the author: Anne MacCarthy did her degree at University College, Cork, and received her doctorate from the University of Alicante, Spain. She is a lecturer in English literature at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.2000 0-7734-7498-6
This study considers a new evaluation of Mangan and Walsh, by referring to the problems of Irish literature in a more international context using the theories of Even-Zohar and Andre Lefevere. The book highlights the fact that literary fame depends on ideological and cultural concerns and not solely on aesthetics. By appraising the achievements of Mangan and Walsh, it shows how ideology in Ireland affected their reputations, leading to their marginalization.