Easter Rebellion


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Irish Eire [to it are related the poetic Erin and perhaps the Latin Hibernia], island, 32,598 sq mi (84,429 sq km), second largest of the British Isles.
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The thematic chapters of this short book examine in turn the interplay between geography, landscape and memory; visual representations of the war in the form of recruiting posters; war memorials and rituals of remembrance; literary texts; and the memory of the 1916 Easter Rebellion.
Max Caulfield in his 1963 work, The Easter Rebellion, included a number of references:
BEHIND BARS: Irish prisoners, includng Michael Collins marked with an X, line a gallery of Stafford Jail in 1916; ACTION STATIONS: Above a Dublin armoured car from 1920, right, an IRA Flying Column; BIRTH OF A NATION: Dubliners walk through the ruins of the Dublin Post Office on May 4, 1916, just over a week after The Easter Rebellion on Easter Monday, April 24, 1916; BRITISH PRESENCE: Black and Tans patrol through a village around 1921
Vividly detailing the turmoil of the Easter Rebellion and its aftermath, it has as its narrator one Henry Smart, who is in many ways Doyle's "shadowiest" character to date: the novel is an audacious, complex, compelling, and intimate Portrait of the IRA Gunman as a Young Man.
Therein lies the play's power as well as its difficulty; O'Casey may have seen the Easter Rebellion as farce played out on a grand scale, but the constant shifts between bathos and black comedy inevitably jar.
Sheehan's novels, which had such popular appeal in the tense period prior to the Easter rebellion.
In the first scene of the play, Yeats discovers that three of his friends have been executed by the British for their roles in Dublin's Easter rebellion, an event that prompts him to eventually return to Ireland and write some of his greatest poems.
By 1916, the year of the Easter Rebellion, the nature of Irish republicanism had so changed, in the minds of the Catholic revolutionaries at least, that Patrick Pearse felt moved to invoke 'the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Blessed Virgin' to sanctify rebellion and bloodshed; 'a general Catholic piety was common among the idealist revolutionaries gathered in the Post Office'.
On the other hand, on April 24, the Easter Rebellion took place in Ireland, and the British managed to suppress it by May 1.
Easter Rebellion, armed nationalist insurrection in Dublin