[Window in Stone Wall]

[Window in Stone Wall]

Date: 1970
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph a window in a stone wall in Ireland. The wall fills the frame.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Northern Ireland: The Peace Process

Northern Ireland: The Peace Process

Date: January 10, 2014
Creator: Archick, Kristin
Description: This report provides background information regarding political violence and the peace process in Northern Ireland. It includes further information about the devolved government and recurrent crises (1999-2002, 2003-2007 and 2008-2010), implementation of police reforms, recent events and ongoing challenges, relevant U.S. policy, and recent legislation.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Language and Identity in Post-1800 Irish Drama

Language and Identity in Post-1800 Irish Drama

Date: May 1994
Creator: Duncan, Dawn E. (Dawn Elaine)
Description: Using a sociolinguistic and post-colonial approach, I analyze Irish dramas that speak about language and its connection to national identity. In order to provide a systematic and wide-ranging study, I have selected plays written at approximately fifty-year intervals and performed before Irish audiences contemporary to their writing. The writers selected represent various aspects of Irish society--religiously, economically, and geographically--and arguably may be considered the outstanding theatrical Irish voices of their respective generations. Examining works by Alicia LeFanu, Dion Boucicault, W.B. Yeats, and Brian Friel, I argue that the way each of these playwrights deals with language and identity demonstrates successful resistance to the destruction of Irish identity by the dominant language power. The work of J. A. Laponce and Ronald Wardhaugh informs my language dominance theory. Briefly, when one language pushes aside another language, the cultural identity begins to shift. The literature of a nation provides evidence of the shifting perception. Drama, because of its performance qualities, provides the most complex and complete literary evidence. The effect of the performed text upon the audience validates a cultural reception beyond what would be possible with isolated readers. Following a theoretical introduction, I analyze the plays in chronological order. Alicia LeFanu's The ...
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Northern Ireland: The Peace Process

Northern Ireland: The Peace Process

Date: February 18, 2011
Creator: Archick, Kristin
Description: For years, the British and Irish governments sought to facilitate a peaceful settlement to the conflict in Northern Ireland. This report provides a brief overview of the continuing peace talks and efforts in Northern Ireland, including the deal reached in February 2010 between the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and Sinn Fein, the political wing of the Irish Republican Army (IRA). The report also discusses the United States' active support of the Northern Ireland peace process, including the future of the International Fund for Ireland (IFI).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Northern Ireland: The Peace Process

Northern Ireland: The Peace Process

Date: January 8, 2014
Creator: Archick, Kristin
Description: This report provides background information regarding political violence and the peace process in Northern Ireland. It includes further information about the devolved government and recurrent crises (1999-2002, 2003-2007 and 2008-2010), implementation of police reforms, recent events and ongoing challenges, relevant U.S. policy, and recent legislation.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Stone Tower]

[Stone Tower]

Date: 1970
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a stone tower in Ireland. The tower connects to a wall in the foreground. Weeds grow out of the top of the wall.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Ireland]

[Ireland]

Date: 1970
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a shaded street in Ireland. The street in the foreground is intersected by an archway. Two men pass through the archway. A perpendicular street is visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Ireland]

[Ireland]

Date: 1970
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a curved building in Ireland. The building curves around a street and circle of grass.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Church Ruins from Above}

[Church Ruins from Above}

Date: 1970
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of church ruins in Ireland. The ruins are viewed from above. The top circular window and three lower arches are visible in the foreground. A stone wall surrounding grass is visible behind the church. A road and more grass is visible in the background beyond the wall.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Covered Wagons]

[Covered Wagons]

Date: 1970
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of three covered wagons in Ireland. Tree branches and weeds are visible in the foreground. Three colorful wagons sit in a field in the middle ground. The landscape and a body of water are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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