Ryan, Louise

About the author: Louise Ryan is a senior lecturer in sociology at the University of Central Lancashire, Britain. She has a PhD in sociology from University College, Cork, Ireland. She is the author of Irish Feminism and the Vote: An Anthology of the Irish Citizen Newspaper.

Gender, Identity and the Irish Press, 1922-1937. Embodying the Nation
2002 0-7734-7298-3
This study of the Irish Press from 1922-1937 demonstrates the ways in which particular gendered symbols, archetypes and images were used to embody notions of Ireland and Irishness: from emigration to unemployment, from militant Republicanism to the sinful pleasures of the jazz age.