Leisure and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century
Edited by Leeann Lane and William Murphy
Dr Leeann Lane is Head of Irish Studies at Mater Dei Institute of Education, Dublin City University.
Dr William Murphy is Lecturer in Irish Studies at Mater Dei Institute of Education, Dublin City University.
PART ONE: Leisure and Association Culture 1. Politics as Leisure: Cork Brass Bands, 1845–1914 - John Borgonovo 2. The Functions of Association Football in the Boys’ Brigade in Ireland, 1888–1914 - Brendan Power PART TWO: Leisure Spaces 3. Muscles and Morals: children’s playground culture in Ireland, 1836–1918 - Vanessa Rutherford 4. Photography and Leisure: the rise of the photographic studio in mid- to late-Nineteenth Century Dublin - Orla Fitzpatrick 5. The Establishment and Evolution of Limerick City Library Municipal Library (1889–1938) - Matthew Potter PART THREE: Leisure in Literature 6. Leisure in Charles Lever’s Jack Hinton (1842) and the continuities of Irish fiction - James H. Murphy 7. The Fighting Irish: Faction Fighting as Leisure in the Writings of William Carleton - Kevan O’Rourke 8. The humours of provincial life: theatre and tourism in Matthew Archdeacon’s “Everard” - Patrick Maume PART FOUR: Leisure, Tourism and Travel 9. From Drogheda to Jerusalem, and a riot: the travels of Thomas Brodigan of Piltown, 1845–46 - Philip McEvansoneya 10. ‘Bad roads will absolutely nip in the bud the new development’: Cycling tourism in Ireland in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries - Brian Griffin PART FIVE: Leisure and Female Elites 11. Leisure with a purpose: women and the entertaining practices of the Irish Landed Elite, c.1860–1914 - Maeve O’Riordan 12. Lady Charlotte Stopford – A Lady of Leisure - Rachel Harwood Murphy Bibliography Index
Size: 239 x 163 mm
Publication: March 22, 2016
Series: Society for the Study of Nineteenth Century Ireland 1