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The insurrection in Dublin. by James Stephens

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Published by Scepter Books in Chicago .
Written in English



  • Ireland


  • Ireland -- History -- Easter Rising, 1916.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsDA962 .S8 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination100 p.
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4399652M
LC Control Number79000429

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The Insurrection in Dublin was first published in October , barely six months after the Irish Volunteers' Easter Rising took place. The text was never revised so that it has retained the sense of immediacy that makes it one of the classic works of the period. James Stephens is best known as the author of The Crock of Gold and The Demi Gods /5(7). The Insurrection in Dublin is an account of the Easter Rising by the poet and novelist James Stephens (‒), a leading figure in the Irish literary revival of the early 20th century and a supporter of Irish independence. Stephens witnessed firsthand the events described in the book, and many of those killed were his friends and colleagues. LibriVox recording of The Insurrection in Dublin, by James Stephens. Read by iremonger. The Easter Rising was a rebellion staged in Ireland in Easter Week, The Rising was an attempt by militant Irish republicans to win independence from Britain by force of arms. An interesting book about and was written during the events of the rising and Insurrection in Dublin of Easter week in As the writer was trying to figure out what was happening. You felt like you were there with him as it was happening.4/5().

THE INSURRECTION IN DUBLIN CHAPTER I MONDAY. This has taken everyone by surprise. It is possible, that, with the exception of their Staff, it has taken the Volunteers themselves by surprise; but, to-day, our peaceful city is no longer peaceful; guns are sounding, or rolling and crackling from different directions, and, although rarely, the rattle of machine guns can be heard also. The insurrection in Dublin. James Stephens. The Macmillan Company, - History - pages. 1 Review. An eye witness account to such a thing gives you a perspective you wouldn't otherwise get from reading a book written by an expert who merely studied the Easter Rising of I am just thankful a writer wittnessed it and had the sense 5/5(1). We know from our literary histories that there was a movement called the Irish Literary Renaissance, and that Yeats was at its head. We know from our political histories that there is now a Republic of Ireland because of a nationalistic movement that, militarily, began with the insurrection of Easter Week, /5.   Book: The Insurrection in Dublin by James Stephens Genre: History Publication date: Source: Kindle ebook Summary: Poet and novelist James Stephens wrote this account of the events of the Easter Rising in in the days following the reads more like a diary than history. The lack of perspective is balanced by an immediacy that pulls the reader into the event.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stephens, James, Insurrection in Dublin. Dublin ; London: Maunsel & Co., COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. "The Insurrection In Dublin" is account of the Easter Rising by the poet and novelist James Stephens, first published in The event was an attempt by Irish nationalists to insight a full-blown rebellion against British rule with the intention of securing Ireland's : Read Books Ltd. item 3 Insurrection in Dublin by James Stephens (English) Hardcover Book Free Shipping! - Insurrection in Dublin by James Stephens (English) Hardcover Book Free Shipping! $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all.