The Figures of the Irish Enlightenment in the Contemporary British Historiography
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The Figures of the Irish Enlightenment in the Contemporary British Historiography
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S207987840001423-4-1
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10.18254/S0001423-4-1
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This article reviews the prevailing tendencies in the interpretation of the works by the figures of the Irish Enlightenment: Geoffrey Keating, John Lynch, Charles O’Conor, Sylvester O’Halloran, and Charles Vallancey. The researchers of the works of the aforementioned authors can be divided into two groups depending on the angle of their approach to the issues: those who looked into ethnic discourses (first approach) and those who looked into ethnic groups (second approach) in the XVII—XVIII centuries. As a result of the review of contemporary historiography, Ireland is represented as a network of various discourses which are still to be reconsidered in their full diversity.
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early modern Ireland, XVII—XVIII centuries, Irish history-writing, Irishness, Geoffrey Keating
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24.03.2016
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14.05.2016
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