Edited By Benjamin Keatinge and Mary Pierse
Drawing on the disciplines of history, art, economics and literature, and dipping into the good wines of France and Ireland, the book paints a fascinating picture of the relationship between the two countries over three dramatic centuries.
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- Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Wien, 2014. 269 pp., 3 tables
- About the editors
- About the book
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- Part I: Seeing France and Ireland
- The Influence of France on Ireland: Myth or Reality?
- Seeing France: Varying Irish Perceptions at the Fin de Siècle
- What they said in the papers
- Intersecting influences: education, religion and politics
- France: a Catholic country?
- Literary influences
- Notes and sketches
- Attractive Marginality: Irish Painters in Brittany in the 1880s
- From Barbizon to Le Pouldu
- Defining an Irish cultural space
- From exotic regionalism to the familiar Celtic ‘Other’
- From frozen space to resumed momentum: questioning the limits of form
- New-found images: the real and the symbolic dimension
- Part II: Constructing the Images
- For the People, the Republic and the Nation: Translating Béranger in Nineteenth-Century Ireland
- Béranger, poet of the people and national lyricist
- Béranger in nineteenth-century Ireland: translators and themes
- Béranger in nineteenth-century Ireland: the nation, the republic and the people
- Béranger, Irish cultural nationalism and translation
- ‘On the barricades’: John Montague’s Imaginary Representation of May ’68 in The Pear is Ripe
- Ian Paisley: Generating French Perceptions of an Ulster Loyalist Leader
- The Enfant Terrible of French Letters: Michel Houellebecq
- Part III: The Public Spheres: Interventions and Interpretations
- Towards an Irish Republic: Cultural Critique and an Alternative Paradigm
- ‘So much depends on a TV appearance’: Popular and Performative Aspects of the Poetry of Brendan Kennelly
- Popularity and the poet’s persona
- The poet as social critic
- The performative epic
- Chagall, Balthus, Picasso, Lascaux: French Influences on Paul Durcan’s Engagement with the Irish Public Imagination
- Part IV: Haute Cuisine and High Society: Ça s’arrose!
- French Boobys and Good English Cooks: The Relationship with French Culinary Influence in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Ireland
- French cuisine
- English attitudes
- The Irish position
- The picture painted by Maria Edgeworth (1768–1849)
- Irish recipe manuscripts
- Dorothea Herbert’s diary
- Ireland in the Georgian Era: Was There Any Kingdom in Europe So Good a Customer at Bordeaux?
- Irish wine
- Turning misfortune into fortunes in Bordeaux
- The Winegeese spread their wings
- Hospitality in Georgian Ireland
- Honest claret
- Bordeaux’s best customer
- Exporting a ‘Sense of Place’: Establishment of Regional Gastronomic Identity Beyond National Borders
- Wine as ‘story’
- Lessons from the New World
- ‘Cultural ambassadors’ and themed locations
- Cahors Malbec: out of the vineyard and into the town
- Muscadet Zenith: out of the vineyard and into the city
- Inter Rhône: out of the vineyard and into other countries
- The Beaujolais Nouveau story: out of the vineyard and into the rest of the world
- Notes on Contributors
BENJAMIN KEATINGE AND MARY PIERSE
PART I Seeing France and Ireland
The Influence of France on Ireland: Myth or Reality?
Seeing France: Varying Irish Perceptions at the Fin de Siècle
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