Irish in Popular Literature in the Early American Republic Paddy Whacking

Author: Murphy, Graham
Pitcher, Edward
Year:2000
Pages:428
ISBN:0-7734-7838-8
978-0-7734-7838-1
Price:299.95
This anthology collects and organizes the multiform depictions of the Irish from 1786-1840, in a volume that establishes the origins of the American cultural fixation on representations of the Irish.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:
Introduction
Glossary of Irish idioms and Other Paddy Whacking Words
Bulls, Boasts, and Blunders
Anecdotes, stories, jokes by year 1786-1840
Index of Authors, Settings, and Subjects
Register of Magazines and Extracts