Posthumously published in 1916, this book is divided into eight studies, including "Anglo-Irish Literature," "Language and Literature," "The Irish Mode," and "Irish Literature." MacDonaugh’s purpose here was to create a better understanding of and appreciation for the Irish mode of writing.
About the Author
Thomas MacDonagh (1878-1916) was an Irish nationalist, poet, and playwright. A leader in the 1916 Easter Rising, he was court-martialed by the British and executed by firing squad in that year. His works include the poetry collections April and May, Songs of Myself, and Lyrical Poems.