Bibliography Page


Bibliography Page


Text which appeared on the original website, providing a bibliography for the MWW Project website.




O'Toole, Tina


Munster Women Writers Project, University College Cork


Women in Irish Society Project, University College Cork




Munster, Ireland, 1800-2000








Munster Women Writers


O'Toole, Tina


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Boada-Montagut, Irene.  Women Write Back: Contemporary Irish and Catalan Short Stories. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2002.


Boland, Eavan. Object Lessons: The Life of the Woman and the Poet in Our Time. London: Vintage, 1996.


Brodhead, Richard H. Cultures of Letters: Scenes of Reading and Writing in Nineteenth-Century America. Chicago: U Chicago P, 1994.


Brown, Stephen JCatalogue of Novels and Tales by Catholic Writers. 3rd ed. Dublin: Central Catholic Library Association, 1929.


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Butler, Patricia.  Irish Botanical Illustrators and Flower Painters.  Suffolk: Antique Collectors Club, 2000.


Burke, Sir Bernard.  Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Ireland. London: Burke's Peerage, 1958.


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Caherty, Thérèse, Rita Corley, Patricia Dixon and Catherine MacConville. More Missing Pieces: Her Story of Irish Women. Dublin: Attic, 1985.


Carlson, Julia, ed.  Banned in Ireland: Censorship and the Irish Writer. London: Routledge, 1990.


Clayton, Margaret.  “Myrtleville: Clara Trant’s ‘Sweetest Spot on Earth’”.  Cork Holly Bough (1987): 9.


Colman, Anne Ulry.  A Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Irish Women Poets. Galway: Kenny’s Bookshop, 1996.


Connolly, Claire, ed. Theorizing Ireland. Readers in Cultural Criticism Ser.  London: Palgrave, 2002.


Buck, Claire. Bloomsbury Guide to Women’s Literature. London: Bloomsbury, 1992.


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Coleman, J., ed.  Windele’s Cork: Historical and Descriptive Notices of the City of Cork from its Foundation to the Middle of the Nineteenth Century. By John Windle.  Cork: Guy, 1910.


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Connolly, Linda.  The Irish Women’s Movement: From Revolution to Devolution. London: Palgrave, 2002.


Coughlan, Patricia, and Alex Davis, eds. Modernism and Ireland: The Poetry of the 1930s. Cork: Cork UP, 1995.


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Cullen, Mary, and Maria Luddy. Women, Power and Consciousness in Nineteenth Century Ireland.  Dublin: Attic, 1995.


Delanty, Greg, and Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, eds. Jumping Off Shadows: Selected Contemporary Irish Poets. Cork: Cork UP, 1995.


De Salvo, Louise, et al, eds. Territories of the Voice: Contemporary Stories by Irish Women Writers. Boston: Beacon, 1989. [Republished as A Green and Mortal Sound: Short Fiction by Irish Women Writers. Boston: Beacon, 1999.]


Donoghue, Emma. “Out of Order: Kate O'Brien's Lesbian Fictions”. Ed. Éibhear Walsh Ordinary People Dancing. Cork: Cork UP, 1993.



Donovan, Katie, A.Norman Jeffares, and Brendan Kennelly, eds. Ireland’s Women: Writings Past and Present. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 1994.


Dunne, Seán, ed. The Cork Anthology. Cork: Cork UP, 1993.


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Ezell, Margaret J. M. Writing Women’s Literary History. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1993.


The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing. Vols 1-3. Ed. Séamus Deane. Derry: Field Day Publications, 1991.


The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing. Vols 4 and 5. Ed. Angela Bourke, Siobhán Kilfeather, Maria Luddy, Margaret McCurtain, Gerardine Meaney, Máirín Ní Dhonnchadha, Mary O’Dowd, and Clair Wills. Cork: Cork UP, in association with Field Day, 1996.


Fogarty, Anne. “The Ear of the Other: Dissident Voices in Kate O’Brien’s As Music and Splendour and Mary Dorcey’s A Noise from the Woodshed”.  Ed. Éibhear Walshe. Sex, Nation and Dissent in Irish Writing. Cork: Cork UP, 1997. 170-201.


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Haberstroh, Patricia Boyle. Women Creating Women: Contemporary Irish Women Poets. Dublin: Attic, 1996.


Hayes, Alan, and Diane Urquhart. The Irish Women’s History Reader. London: Routledge, 2001.


Hogan, Robert, ed. Dictionary of Irish Literature. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 1979.


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Hoff, Joan, and Moureen Coulter. Irish Women’s Voices Past and Present. Spec. issue of the Journal of Women’s History 6.4-7.1 ((1995).


Hooper, Glenn, & Colin Graham, eds. Irish and Postcolonial Writing: History, Theory and Practice.  London: Palgrave, 2002.


Jeffares, A.N. Anglo-Irish Literature.  London: Macmillan,1982.


Kelly, A.A. Pillars of the House: An Anthology of Verse by Irish Women from 1690 to the Present.  Dublin: Wolfhound, 1987.


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Kelleher, Margaret, The Feminisation of the Famine: Expression of the Inexpressible? Cork: Cork UP, 1997.


---, and James H. Murphy, eds. Gender Perspectives in Nineteenth-Century Ireland:Public and Private Spheres.  Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1997.



Kirkpatrick, Kathryn. Border Crossings: Irish Women Writers and National Identities. Dublin: Wolfhound, 2000.


Leland, Mary. The Lie of the Land: Journeys through Literary Cork. Cork: Cork UP, 1999.


Leerssen, Joep. Remembrance and Imagination: Patterns in the Historical and Literary Representations of Ireland in the Nineteenth Century. Critical Conditions: Field Day Monographs Ser. Ed. Séamus Deane. Cork: Cork UP in association with Field Day, 1996.



Levenson, Leah, and Jerry H. Natterstad.  Hannah Sheehy-Skeffington: Irish Feminist. Syracuse UP, 1986.


Lewis, Gifford, ed.  The Selected Letters of Somerville and Ross.  London: Faber & Faber, 1989.


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List of Cork Authors compiled in connection with An Tostál Exhibition of Books and Pamphlets.  2 vols. Boole Library, UCC, 1957.


Loeber, Rolf, and Magda Stouthamer-Loeber.  18th-19th Century Irish Fiction Newsletter 1 (Jan.1998): 1.


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Luddy, Maria. Women in Ireland 1800-1918: A Documentary History.  Cork: Cork UP, 1996.


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Madden Simpson, Janet. Woman’s Part: An Anthology of Short Fiction by and about Irish Women, 1890-1960.  Dublin: Arlen House, 1984.


MacCarthy, B.G. The Female Pen: Women Writers and Novelists 1621-1818. Cork: Cork UP, 1994.


McBreen, Joan. The White Paper/An Bhileog Bhán: Twentieth-Century Irish Women Poets.  Cliffs of Moher, Co.Clare: Salmon, 1999.


McCoole, Sinéad. Unladylike and Disreputable: Irish Women Revolutionaries 1881-1923. Dublin: O’Brien, forthcoming September 2003. 


McMahon, Seán, and Jo O’Donoghue. The Mercier Companion to Irish Literature. Cork: Mercier, 1998.


McRedmond, Louis, ed. Modern Irish Lives: Dictionary of Twentieth Century Biography.  Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 1998.


Morash, Chris. The Hungry Voice.  Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, 1989.


Murphy, James H. “‘Things Which to You Seem Unfeminine’: Gender and Nationalism in the Fiction of Some Upper Middle Class Catholic Women Novelists, 1880-1910”. Ed. Kathryn Kirkpatrick. Border Crossings: Irish Women Writers and National Identities. Dublin: Wolfhound, 2000.58-78.


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Ní Dhuibhne, Eilís, ed. Voices on the Wind: Women Poets of the Celtic Twilight. Dublin: New Island, 1995.


O’Brien, Anthony, Ciarán O’Driscoll, Jo Slade, and Mark Whelan, eds.  On the Counterscarp: Limerick Writings 1961-1991. Galway: Fourfront Poets / Salmon, 1991.


Ó Céirin, Kit, and Cyril Ó Céirin, eds. Women of Ireland: A Biographical Dictionary. Galway: Tír Eolas, 1996.


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O’Donoghue, D.J.  Poets of Ireland: A Biographical and Bibliographical Dictionary of Irish Writers of English Verse.  Dublin: Hodges and Figgis, 1912.


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Parkinson, Siobhán.  A Part of Ourselves: Laments for Lives that Ended Too Soon. Dublin: A. & A. Farmer, 1997.


Pettitt, Lance. Screening Ireland: Film and Television Representation. Manchester: Manchester UP, 2000.


Pilkington, Lionel. Theatre and the State in Twentieth Century Ireland: Cultivating the People.  London: Routledge, 2001.


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Smyth, Ailbhe, ed. Wildish Things: An Anthology of New Irish Women’s Writing. Dublin: Attic, 1989.


Smyth, Gerry. Decolonisation and Criticism: The Construction of Irish Literature London: Pluto, 1998.


Somerville-Arjat, Gilean, and Rebecca E. Wilson. Sleeping with Monsters: Conversations with Scottish and Irish Women Poets.  Dublin: Wolfhound, 1990.


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Walsh, Joe.  “Laura Mary McCraith of Loughloher”.  Ed.Michael Hallinan.  Tipperary County: People and Places: An Anthology of the Evolution of County Tipperary, Some Historic Events and the History of the Principal Towns in the County. Dublin: Kincora Press, 1993.  175-76.


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---. Sex, Nation and Dissent in Irish Writing.  Cork: Cork UP, 1997.


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