Show More The Laurel and the Ivy: The Story of Charles Stewart Parnell and Irish Nationalism by Robert Kee.
Hamish Hamilton, 659 pp., £20, November 1993, 0 241 12858 7Show More
The Parnell Split 1890-91 by Frank Callanan.
Cork, 327 pp., £35, November 1992, 0 902561 63 4Show More
“... not only him but the Home Rule cause of the moral dignity he had battled to assert, and, as Frank Callanan notes, delivered to Unionist enemies the propaganda gift of an apparent reversion to the old, burlesque Ireland, the pantomimic Paddyism, of their most cherished prejudices, an image only intensified by Davitt’s snivelling exculpation of the ...”