Charles O'Conor of Ballinagare, 1710-91 : life and works

Published by : Four Courts Press (Dublin) Physical details: 286 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 24 cm ISBN:9781846821110 (hbk.); 1846821118 (hbk.). Year: 2015
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-276) and index.

Foreword / Pyers O'Conor-Nash -- Introduction : Charles O'Conor of Ballinagare (1710-91) / Luke Gibbons and Kieran O'Conor -- Some account of Charles O'Conor and literacy in Irish in his time / Diarmaid Ó Catháin -- Ballinagare Castle, Co. Roscommon / Kieran O'Conor and Jeremy Williams -- Charles O'Conor as a 'philosophical historian' / John Wrynn SJ -- 'A revolution in our moral and civil affairs' : Charles O'Conor and the creation of a community of scholars in late eighteenth-century Ireland / Clare O'Halloran -- Writing in an enlightened age? Charles O'Conor and the philosophes / Hilary Larkin -- 'A foot in both camps' : Charles O'Conor, print culture and the counter-public sphere / Luke Gibbons -- 'Daring to remember what they have dared to forget' : Dr Charles O'Connor's Memoirs of the life and writings of Charles O'Conor of Belanagare (1796) / Olga Tsapina -- Charles O'Conor of Ballinagare and the Macpherson controversy / Mícheál Mac Craith -- Keeping the embers alive : Charles O'Conor and Irish manuscripts, his own and others / Nollaig Ó Muraíle -- Charles O'Conor's contribution to Irish-language scholarship / Lesa Ní Mhunghaile -- Charles O'Conor and the Annals of the Four Masters / Maura O'Gara-O'Riordan -- 'Why sleeps O'Conor'? Charles O'Conor and the Irish nationalization of native historical consciousness / Joep Leerssen.

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